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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.

Posts by Charlotte Gao
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February 23, 2019

China’s Top Anti-Corruption Organ Declares Safeguarding Xi's Status Its Top Priority

By Charlotte Gao
Both the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the new National Supervisory Commission are first and foremost political organs.
February 21, 2019

Former Top General Fang Fenghui Jailed for Life for Bribery

By Charlotte Gao
But the Chinese authorities intentionally avoided significant details of Feng's case.

February 20, 2019

China Ready to Reach a Trade Deal With US

By Charlotte Gao
China’s attitude toward U.S.-China trade talks switched from belligerence to silence and now to optimism.

February 19, 2019

Xi: China Must Never Adopt Constitutionalism, Separation of Powers, or Judicial Independence

By Charlotte Gao
The Chinese president calls for strengthening the Communist Party’s leadership over law in China.

February 15, 2019

Will President-Elect Bukele Alter El Salvador’s Relations With China?

By Charlotte Gao
John Bolton and Nayib Bukele recently discussed ways to counter “Chinese predatory practices.”
February 04, 2019

China Plays Down Liu He’s Meeting With Trump

By Charlotte Gao
Not a single piece of news about this significant meeting has been broadcast by China’s TV stations.

February 01, 2019

What Does Qi Yu’s Surprising Appointment Mean for China’s Foreign Ministry?

By Charlotte Gao
Qi Yu, a diplomatic novice but a Party work veteran, is the new secretary of the Party Committee of China’s Foreign Ministry.
January 30, 2019

Will US Indictments Against Huawei Hurt US-China Trade Talks?

By Charlotte Gao
At least for now, signals show that China is still striving for a trade deal with the United States despite the row over Huawei.

January 26, 2019

China Slams George Soros for Calling Xi Jinping ‘Most Dangerous Opponent of Open Societies’

By Charlotte Gao
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, billionaire George Soros says China is a “mortal threat to open societies.”

January 24, 2019

Stability and 'Struggle': China's High-Level Meeting on National Risk Control

By Charlotte Gao
The Chinese president urged hundreds of officials to ensure China's political security amid rising risks.

January 12, 2019

Obviously, Beijing Wants to Make US-China Trade Talks Work

By Charlotte Gao
China has every reason to seek a deal now, considering that Beijing is surrounded by domestic challenges and troubles.
January 04, 2019

Ahead of Tiananmen Incident Anniversary, China Launches a New Round of Internet Crackdown

By Charlotte Gao
The operation will last for six months -- until the 30th anniversary of the June Fourth Incident has passed.

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