September 18, 2021
China’s ‘Standards 2035’ Project Could Result in a Technological Cold War
By Arjun Gargeyas
The repercussions of the Chinese plan will create blocs of influence, each following separate technical standards governing emerging and critical technologies
August 31, 2021
Chen Gang a Dark Horse to Lead China’s Strategic Technoindustrial Policy
By Tristan Kenderdine
Chen Gang will likely enter the Politburo in 2027. His experience governing technoindustrial clusters will be a valuable skill set for top governance positions through the 2020s.
August 31, 2021
China’s Personal Information Protection Law and Its Global Impact
By Yiming “Ben” Hu
China first dedicated law on personal data protection will have a global impact.
August 21, 2021
New Chinese Law Tightens Requirements for Data Privacy
By Associated Press
The law would impose some of the world’s strictest controls on private sector handling of information about individuals.
August 12, 2021
China’s Insurtech Crackdown: Tech Saga Continues
By Sara Hsu
As if the existing tech crackdown wasn’t sufficient, China just rolled out new regulations for internet insurance companies.
August 11, 2021
A Struggle for Information Control Between China’s Government and the Tech Giants
By Canghao Chen
The Chinese government risks becoming the primary obstacle to the advancement of the internet industry in China.
August 06, 2021
China’s Tech Sector Regulations Are Costly But Not Shocking
By Sara Hsu
The flurry of tech industry regulations follows China’s typical pattern of regulatory crackdown on a sector that has been allowed to grow over time.
August 05, 2021
Why Did China Crack Down on Its Ed-Tech Industry?
By Lizzi C. Lee
Beijing’s latest move is a response to long-held public grievances about educational inequality and the resulting pressure to keep up.
August 02, 2021
Why Is Beijing Micromanaging Its Technology Sector?
By Robert Farley
Micromanaging a technology ecosystem is enormously complex and difficult, even for a bureaucracy the size of the Chinese government.
July 07, 2021
Chinese Rideshare Giant Didi in Hot Water
By Eleanor Albert
Just days after a massive IPO, Chinese regulators came down hard on Didi.
June 28, 2021
Xi Jinping’s Complicated Quest for the State-Corporate Technology Complex
By Ngor Luong
Alongside more coercive measures, China’s government also uses financial incentives to ensure that private firms prioritize China’s technological goals, including in AI.
June 04, 2021
China’s Tech Companies Are Going Global – and Remaking China’s Image in the Process
By Laura Grunberg
Chinese start-ups are no longer content to focus on the domestic audience, but are targeting global reach from day one.