September 29, 2022
Resentment Is Rising Against China’s ‘Zero-COVID’ Policies
By Connie Mei Pickart
Public support is waning amid the new phase of heavy-handed enforcement.
July 28, 2022
What Do Chinese People Really Think About Some of China’s Important Partners?
By Kristina Kironska, Yiju Chen, and Richard Q. Turcsanyi
A recent survey delves into Chinese perceptions of the U.S., Russia, Japan, Europe, Africa, and Singapore.
July 13, 2022
How Did Abe Shinzo Become an Unlikely Subject of Collective Grief in China?
By Ni Tao
The late Japanese prime minister was not popular in China, but some have used his death to emphasize their frustration at being unable to speak freely.
May 17, 2022
Understanding the Extent (and Limits) of Chinese Public Support for Russia
By Brian Wong
The Chinese public is overwhelmingly on Russia's side amid the invasion of Ukraine, but there is little appetite for China to play an active role.
May 14, 2022
Chinese Views of the US and Russia After the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
By Richard Q. Turcsanyi
A new survey taken after the Russian invasion of Ukraine finds that the Chinese are very negative about the U.S., very positive about Russia – and very confident about China.
May 06, 2022
The Shanghai Lockdown’s Viral Trend: ‘African Warrior’ Videos
By Asen Velinov
A viral lockdown trend illustrates some of China’s attitudes to international relations and people-to-people diplomacy – including persistent stereotypes.
March 18, 2022
Why Do Many Chinese Sympathize With Russia in the Ukraine Conflict?
By Wang Wen
Many Chinese believe that Russia faces a real security threat from the United States – and that China will face a similar threat in the future.
November 04, 2021
Chinese People Think China Is Popular Overseas. Americans Disagree.
By Brian Wong
The widening perception gap between the Chinese and Western publics points to long-term divergence.
July 19, 2021
What Cultured Meat Can Tell Us About China
By Bonnie Girard
A new survey on a niche product provides a window into changing attitudes, and even has implications for Chinese national security.
July 16, 2021
Foreign Media Face a Trust Crisis in China
By Mu Chunshan
Western media have lost a good deal of their credibility with ordinary Chinese. How can they recover that trust?
July 02, 2021
China Celebrates 100 Years of the CCP
By Shannon Tiezzi
100 years of the party’s existence, 72 years of its rule – and about 40 years actually worth celebrating.
April 27, 2021
Would People in Mainland China and Hong Kong Choose Democracy If They Could?
By Jiangnan Zhu, Siqin Kang, Weijia Chen, Shitong Lin, and Siqi Wang
Analyzing the regime preferences of people in mainland China and Hong Kong during the pandemic.