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China’s Rising Tax on Information
February 27, 2018
China’s Rising Tax on Information
The amount of economic and educational privilege needed to jump the Great Firewall keeps increasing.
China’s Rising Tax on Information
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
China and the Geopolitics of Knowledge: Winning the Long Game
February 27, 2018
China and the Geopolitics of Knowledge: Winning the Long Game
Beijing has proven itself adept at playing the long game, and its efforts are coming to fruition.
China and the Geopolitics of Knowledge: Winning the Long Game
Xi Jinping's Latest Power Move, in Context
February 27, 2018
Xi Jinping's Latest Power Move, in Context
The removal of term limits is the culmination of a carefully laid path to increased power.
Xi Jinping's Latest Power Move, in Context
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
What Will Taiwan's Cabinet Shake-up Mean for Cross-Strait Relations?
February 24, 2018
What Will Taiwan's Cabinet Shake-up Mean for Cross-Strait Relations?
Taiwan's foreign affairs, defense, national security, and cross-strait portfolios get reshuffled.
What Will Taiwan's Cabinet Shake-up Mean for Cross-Strait Relations?
China’s Asymmetric FDI Policies Threaten the Success of the Belt and Road Initiative
February 23, 2018
China’s Asymmetric FDI Policies Threaten the Success of the Belt and Road Initiative
All evidence suggests that China is failing to make the BRI a two-way street.
China’s Asymmetric FDI Policies Threaten the Success of the Belt and Road Initiative
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
Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala
February 23, 2018
Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala
What a controversial skit tells us about racial and geopolitical narratives in China.
Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala
Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?
February 22, 2018
Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?
China’s state media says that all cultural relics and the main building in Lhasa are intact, but many Tibetans doubt it.
Is China Hiding Information About Tibet's Jokhang Temple Fire?
China and Ethiopia, Part 2: The Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway
February 22, 2018
China and Ethiopia, Part 2: The Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway
As with the light railway, the reality of the Ethiopia-Djibouti link is dashing high hopes.
China and Ethiopia, Part 2: The Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway
China's Soft Diplomacy at the Munich Security Conference
February 21, 2018
China's Soft Diplomacy at the Munich Security Conference
Against the rising tide of “China threat” rhetoric, senior diplomat Fu Ying tries a soft tone.
China's Soft Diplomacy at the Munich Security Conference
Did India's Prime Minister Want to Ruin Chinese New Year?
February 20, 2018
Did India's Prime Minister Want to Ruin Chinese New Year?
Furious at Modi’s visit to a disputed territory, Beijing lodges “stern representations” with New Delhi.
Did India's Prime Minister Want to Ruin Chinese New Year?
The Risks of the China-Saudi Arabia Partnership
February 17, 2018
The Risks of the China-Saudi Arabia Partnership
Geopolitical factors, as well as Saudi Arabia's own domestic landscape, could limit the relationship's potential.
The Risks of the China-Saudi Arabia Partnership
China's State-Backed Start-up Push
February 17, 2018
China's State-Backed Start-up Push
Can the government create a true start-up ecosystem, or are its efforts only creating a bubble?
China's State-Backed Start-up Push
6.5 Million Chinese to Travel Abroad for 2018 Spring Festival Holiday
February 16, 2018
6.5 Million Chinese to Travel Abroad for 2018 Spring Festival Holiday
Each Chinese tourist is expected to spend 9,500 yuan (about $1,500) on average traveling abroad.
6.5 Million Chinese to Travel Abroad for 2018 Spring Festival Holiday
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