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The Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong

Sharp Power and its Discontents

Dam collapse in China could point to a ‘black swan’ disaster

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-weather-floods-dams/dam-collapse-in-china-could-point-to-a-black-swan-disaster-idUSKCN24N047

Two college friends-turned-prolific hackers allegedly tried to steal COVID vaccine data for China

https://fortune.com/2020/07/22/covid-vaccine-hack-china/

China entered covert deal with Pakistan military for bio-warfare capabilities against India, Western countries: Report

3 min read. Updated: 24 Jul 2020, 11:11 AM ISTANI

  • The secret project was ‘detached from supervision of civilian universities or government health departments’ in Pakistan
  • The Wuhan Lab has provided Pakistan with reagents for Bacillus Thuringiensis

https://www.livemint.com/news/world/china-entered-covert-deal-with-pakistan-military-for-bio-warfare-capabilities-against-india-western-countries-report-11595568891788.html

Chinese critic who called Xi Jinping a ‘clown’ ousted from Communist party

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Property mogul Ren Zhiqiang accused of ‘severe violation of discipline and law’ and being disloyal to the party

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/24/chinese-critic-who-called-xi-jinping-a-clown-ousted-from-communist-party

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