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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.

Obviously, Beijing Wants to Make US-China Trade Talks Work
January 12, 2019
Obviously, Beijing Wants to Make US-China Trade Talks Work
China has every reason to seek a deal now, considering that Beijing is surrounded by domestic challenges and troubles.
Obviously, Beijing Wants to Make US-China Trade Talks Work
Ahead of Tiananmen Incident Anniversary, China Launches a New Round of Internet Crackdown
January 04, 2019
Ahead of Tiananmen Incident Anniversary, China Launches a New Round of Internet Crackdown
The operation will last for six months -- until the 30th anniversary of the June Fourth Incident has passed.
Ahead of Tiananmen Incident Anniversary, China Launches a New Round of Internet Crackdown
Was It Wise for Tsai Ing-wen to Reject the ‘1992 Consensus’ Publicly?
January 04, 2019
Was It Wise for Tsai Ing-wen to Reject the ‘1992 Consensus’ Publicly?
Taipei has to face the fact that it does not have much leverage to resist Beijing’s pressure now.
Was It Wise for Tsai Ing-wen to Reject the ‘1992 Consensus’ Publicly?
Xi: Upholding Socialism in the New Era is a ‘Great Social Revolution’
December 29, 2018
Xi: Upholding Socialism in the New Era is a ‘Great Social Revolution’
At a "democratic life meeting" in Beijing, the Chinese president spoke in various ways of struggling.
Xi: Upholding Socialism in the New Era is a ‘Great Social Revolution’
China Detains a Third Canadian Citizen for ‘Illegal Employment’
December 21, 2018
China Detains a Third Canadian Citizen for ‘Illegal Employment’
Canada's prime minister says the third case is different from the previous two, believed to be retaliation for the Meng case.
China Detains a Third Canadian Citizen for ‘Illegal Employment’
China Detains 2 Canadians for Allegedly Endangering National Security
December 14, 2018
China Detains 2 Canadians for Allegedly Endangering National Security
In addition to a former Canadian diplomat, the second detained Canadian is an entrepreneur who has been doing business related to North Korea.
China Detains 2 Canadians for Allegedly Endangering National Security
Amid Row Over Huawei Case, China Detains a Former Canadian Diplomat
December 13, 2018
Amid Row Over Huawei Case, China Detains a Former Canadian Diplomat
Questions related to the incident dominated the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Wednesday press briefing.
Amid Row Over Huawei Case, China Detains a Former Canadian Diplomat
Will Beijing Keep the Huawei Case Separate From US-China Trade Negotiations?
December 12, 2018
Will Beijing Keep the Huawei Case Separate From US-China Trade Negotiations?
While China's commerce ministry is eager to reach a trade deal, the foreign ministry vows to protect Chinese citizens' rights.
Will Beijing Keep the Huawei Case Separate From US-China Trade Negotiations?
China Escalates Pressure on Canada Over Huawei Case
December 10, 2018
China Escalates Pressure on Canada Over Huawei Case
The Chinese foreign ministry summoned U.S. and Canadian ambassadors over Meng Wanzhou’s detention.
China Escalates Pressure on Canada Over Huawei Case
Canada Arrests Huawei Executive; China Demands Her Immediate Release
December 06, 2018
Canada Arrests Huawei Executive; China Demands Her Immediate Release
Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Huawei and daughter of Huawei’s founder, has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the U.S.
Canada Arrests Huawei Executive; China Demands Her Immediate Release
Ahead of Xi-Trump Meet, Top China Hands Call for ‘Constructive Vigilance’
December 01, 2018
Ahead of Xi-Trump Meet, Top China Hands Call for ‘Constructive Vigilance’
A report written by 33 of the world’s top experts on China urges the U.S. to stand up to China’s challenges.
Ahead of Xi-Trump Meet, Top China Hands Call for ‘Constructive Vigilance’
China Stays Tough on Xinjiang Policy Despite Growing Global Outcry
November 29, 2018
China Stays Tough on Xinjiang Policy Despite Growing Global Outcry
While scholars worldwide call for sanctions, Chinese authorities are poised to expand the crackdown to other regions.
China Stays Tough on Xinjiang Policy Despite Growing Global Outcry
Chinese Scientist Claims to Create World’s First Gene-Edited Twins  
November 26, 2018
Chinese Scientist Claims to Create World’s First Gene-Edited Twins  
Although unconfirmed, the claim has already triggered a heated controversy at home and abroad.
Chinese Scientist Claims to Create World’s First Gene-Edited Twins  
Will China-Australia Relations ‘Return to Normal’?
November 09, 2018
Will China-Australia Relations ‘Return to Normal’?
The Chinese and Australian foreign ministers held the two countries' highest level bilateral meeting in China this year.
Will China-Australia Relations ‘Return to Normal’?
Ahead of Xi-Trump G20 Meeting, Xi Meets Foreign Policy Guru Kissinger
November 09, 2018
Ahead of Xi-Trump G20 Meeting, Xi Meets Foreign Policy Guru Kissinger
Xi told Kissinger that China and the United States must have accurate judgments of each other's strategic intentions.
Ahead of Xi-Trump G20 Meeting, Xi Meets Foreign Policy Guru Kissinger
Xinjiang Detention Camp or Vocational Center: Is China ‘Calling A Deer A Horse’?
November 08, 2018
Xinjiang Detention Camp or Vocational Center: Is China ‘Calling A Deer A Horse’?
China defends its Xinjiang policy during the UN Human Rights Council’s universal periodic review.
Xinjiang Detention Camp or Vocational Center: Is China ‘Calling A Deer A Horse’?
Beijing Bars Independent Intellectuals From Attending Harvard Events on China’s Reform and Opening
November 07, 2018
Beijing Bars Independent Intellectuals From Attending Harvard Events on China’s Reform and Opening
While Chinese leaders vow to deepen reform and opening-up, the Chinese government seems to be doing the opposite.
Beijing Bars Independent Intellectuals From Attending Harvard Events on China’s Reform and Opening
Amid US-China Tensions, Xi and Abe to Meet in Beijing
October 24, 2018
Amid US-China Tensions, Xi and Abe to Meet in Beijing
Abe plans to end Japan’s official development aid to China and sign business deals with Beijing.
Amid US-China Tensions, Xi and Abe to Meet in Beijing
China's Former Internet Czar Lu Wei Pleads Guilty to Bribery
October 19, 2018
China's Former Internet Czar Lu Wei Pleads Guilty to Bribery
Lu is charged with accepting money and property worth more than $4.6 million.
China's Former Internet Czar Lu Wei Pleads Guilty to Bribery
Chinese Communist Party Expels 2 Former Top Generals
October 16, 2018
Chinese Communist Party Expels 2 Former Top Generals
Both fallen generals (one of whom already committed suicide) were accused of “being two-faced” and “disloyal to the Party.”
Chinese Communist Party Expels 2 Former Top Generals
Abrupt Detention of Meng Hongwei Further Damages China's International Reputation
October 09, 2018
Abrupt Detention of Meng Hongwei Further Damages China's International Reputation
Meng, like all other Chinese citizens, deserves procedural justice, one core value of the rule of law which China often ignores.
Abrupt Detention of Meng Hongwei Further Damages China's International Reputation
China Quietly Detains Interpol President Meng Hongwei
October 08, 2018
China Quietly Detains Interpol President Meng Hongwei
After a press conference by his wife and Interpol’s formal request, Chinese authorities finally revealed Meng’s whereabouts.
China Quietly Detains Interpol President Meng Hongwei
Who Assaulted Whom? Conflicting Stories as CCTV Reporter Taken Away by UK Police
October 04, 2018
Who Assaulted Whom? Conflicting Stories as CCTV Reporter Taken Away by UK Police
A CCTV reporter allegedly slapped a volunteer at a UK Conservative Party conference, but CCTV provides a different story.
Who Assaulted Whom? Conflicting Stories as CCTV Reporter Taken Away by UK Police
Chinese Students in the US: Beware of Deteriorating US-China Relations
October 03, 2018
Chinese Students in the US: Beware of Deteriorating US-China Relations
Chinese students in the United States are standing at the very front of this conflict and they will be directly impacted.
Chinese Students in the US: Beware of Deteriorating US-China Relations
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