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Charlotte Gao

Charlotte Gao holds a MA degree in Asian Studies. Her research interests center around East Asian topics. She has worked in the past as a news editor, reporter, and writer for multiple traditional, online, and new media outlets.

Is China Really Targeting US Diplomats With a 'Sonic Attack'?
May 25, 2018
Is China Really Targeting US Diplomats With a 'Sonic Attack'?
Is a U.S. diplomat the victim of a Chinese sonic attack -- or is this a spy gadget malfunction?
Is China Really Targeting US Diplomats With a 'Sonic Attack'?
China Remains Low Key as 2nd Round of US-China Trade Talks Start
May 17, 2018
China Remains Low Key as 2nd Round of US-China Trade Talks Start
A Chinese delegation has arrived in Washington, D.C. for a five-day negotiation.
China Remains Low Key as 2nd Round of US-China Trade Talks Start
China Vows to Play a ‘Constructive Role’ in Resolving the Korean Peninsula Issue
May 03, 2018
China Vows to Play a ‘Constructive Role’ in Resolving the Korean Peninsula Issue
Chinese foreign minister is visiting North Korea now and Chinese premier is to visit Japan soon.
China Vows to Play a ‘Constructive Role’ in Resolving the Korean Peninsula Issue
The Dominican Republic Abandons Taipei for Beijing
May 02, 2018
The Dominican Republic Abandons Taipei for Beijing
Thanks to Chinese diplomatic pressure, Taiwan is left with only 19 diplomatic allies now.
The Dominican Republic Abandons Taipei for Beijing
North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site Has Collapsed: Chinese Scientists
April 27, 2018
North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site Has Collapsed: Chinese Scientists
Chinese scientists urge the authorities to monitor and prevent potential radioactive leakage.
North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site Has Collapsed: Chinese Scientists
Trump to Send Trade Delegation to China for Talks
April 25, 2018
Trump to Send Trade Delegation to China for Talks
After weeks of finger-pointing over trade disputes, both sides are ready to come back to the negotiating table.
Trump to Send Trade Delegation to China for Talks
Why Do Chinese Citizens Care so Much About Airstrikes on Syria This Time?
April 16, 2018
Why Do Chinese Citizens Care so Much About Airstrikes on Syria This Time?
The reasons for the increased interest appear to be threefold.
Why Do Chinese Citizens Care so Much About Airstrikes on Syria This Time?
China’s Top News Apps Fall Victim to Government Ban — Again
April 11, 2018
China’s Top News Apps Fall Victim to Government Ban — Again
China’s regulators order permanent removal or complete cleanup of these apps for improper content.
China’s Top News Apps Fall Victim to Government Ban — Again
Chinese President Announces Detailed Plans to Further Open Market
April 10, 2018
Chinese President Announces Detailed Plans to Further Open Market
This is an apparent concessional response to Trump’s trade policy, even though Beijing won’t admit it.
Chinese President Announces Detailed Plans to Further Open Market
US-China Trade 'Battles' Have Started
April 04, 2018
US-China Trade 'Battles' Have Started
Although the U.S. and China are imposing tit-for-tat tariffs now, the chance of resolving the dispute is still high.  
US-China Trade 'Battles' Have Started
Ahead of Drills in South China Sea, Chinese Foreign Minister Visits Vietnam
April 03, 2018
Ahead of Drills in South China Sea, Chinese Foreign Minister Visits Vietnam
China and Vietnam agree to “cautiously handle maritime issues.”
Ahead of Drills in South China Sea, Chinese Foreign Minister Visits Vietnam
Anbang’s Founder on Trial: Did He Plead Guilty or Not?
March 29, 2018
Anbang’s Founder on Trial: Did He Plead Guilty or Not?
The court transcript showed that Wu Xiaohui contested all charges at first, but “expressed remorse for his crime” in the end.
Anbang’s Founder on Trial: Did He Plead Guilty or Not?
After US FONOP, China Intensifies Military Drills in South China Sea
March 26, 2018
After US FONOP, China Intensifies Military Drills in South China Sea
Tensions between China and the United States are rapidly building up.
After US FONOP, China Intensifies Military Drills in South China Sea
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
March 19, 2018
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
Wang Qishan, Yang Xiaodu, and the prospects for  the next phase of China’s anti-corruption campaign.
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
‘Asian Godfather’ Li Ka-shing to Retire
March 17, 2018
‘Asian Godfather’ Li Ka-shing to Retire
Since Chinese President Xi Jinping came to power, Li has slowly but systematically withdrawn from China’s market.
‘Asian Godfather’ Li Ka-shing to Retire
Beijing Sets A Harsh Tone for Hong Kong in the ‘Two Sessions’
March 09, 2018
Beijing Sets A Harsh Tone for Hong Kong in the ‘Two Sessions’
Beijing purposefully downplays Hong Kong’s “autonomy” and highlights “zero tolerance” for Hong Kong independence.
Beijing Sets A Harsh Tone for Hong Kong in the ‘Two Sessions’
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
March 08, 2018
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
China's foreign minister says the conclusion that China will replace the U.S. is “fundamentally wrong.”
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
As 'Two Sessions' Open, CCP Is Ready to Defend Presidential Term Limit Change
March 05, 2018
As 'Two Sessions' Open, CCP Is Ready to Defend Presidential Term Limit Change
This year’s unusually long “Two Sessions” are doomed to go down in China’s contemporary history.
As 'Two Sessions' Open, CCP Is Ready to Defend Presidential Term Limit Change
With China’s Envoy Still in DC, Trump Announces Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
March 02, 2018
With China’s Envoy Still in DC, Trump Announces Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
In response, China vows to take necessary measures to safeguard its legitimate rights and interests.
With China’s Envoy Still in DC, Trump Announces Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
Constitutional Amendments Go Unmentioned in the CCP’s Unusual Third Plenum Meeting
March 01, 2018
Constitutional Amendments Go Unmentioned in the CCP’s Unusual Third Plenum Meeting
The plenum adopts a candidate list for state and Party leadership and a reform plan for Party and state institutions.
Constitutional Amendments Go Unmentioned in the CCP’s Unusual Third Plenum Meeting
Bypassing Tsai Ing-wen, China Offers Perks to Taiwan's People
February 28, 2018
Bypassing Tsai Ing-wen, China Offers Perks to Taiwan's People
Beijing issues 31 detailed measures granting Taiwanese people equal treatment with mainlanders.
Bypassing Tsai Ing-wen, China Offers Perks to Taiwan's People
China’s Foreign Ministry Defends the CCP’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment
February 27, 2018
China’s Foreign Ministry Defends the CCP’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment
China's government continues to forestall criticism at home and abroad.
China’s Foreign Ministry Defends the CCP’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment
The CCP's Proposed Term Limit Change Shocks China
February 26, 2018
The CCP's Proposed Term Limit Change Shocks China
Censors are hard at work, erasing opposition to the Chinese Communist Party's blueprint for constitutional amendment.
The CCP's Proposed Term Limit Change Shocks China
Chinese Government Takes Over Anbang; Founder Faces Prosecution
February 23, 2018
Chinese Government Takes Over Anbang; Founder Faces Prosecution
The Chinese insurance conglomerate that purchased the Waldorf hotel is floundering.
Chinese Government Takes Over Anbang; Founder Faces Prosecution
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