Category: China Update

China’s win-win at the UN Human Rights Council: Just not for human rights

Countries that care about human rights should oppose China’s tabled resolution when the Council resumes in mid-June. https://sinopsis.cz/en/worden-win-win/ With an ailing domestic economy, can China still pursue its global plans? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/may/31/with-an-ailing-domestic-economy-can-china-still-pursue-its-global-plans- China […]

China’s plan for $1.5 trillion Belt and Road empire left in tatters by coronavirus pandemic

China is now “facing its own worst nightmare” as its $1.5 trillion plan to exert influence around the world has been blown apart by the coronavirus. https://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/world-economy/chinas-plan-for-15-trillion-belt-and-road-empire-left-in-tatters-by-coronavirus-pandemic/news-story/107ecb10835932ec04c09bc68b75c6fc Global consensus can sway China […]

What Xi knew: pressure builds on China’s leader | Free to read

Leader faces scrutiny over early pandemic management as Beijing weighs resetting economic targets https://www.ft.com/content/3a294233-6983-428c-b74b-3cc58c713eb8 Five Biggest Lies That Are Officially Taught to School Students in China https://www.theepochtimes.com/five-biggest-lies-that-are-officially-taught-to-school-students-in-china_3297980.html What Does China Really Want? […]

US to Block Huawei from Global Chipmakers, Closing a ‘Loophole’ Company Had Been Exploiting

https://www.theepochtimes.com/us-to-block-huawei-from-global-chipmakers-closing-a-loophole-company-had-been-exploiting_3352213.html Cyber security review may spell end for Huawei 5G deal Government set for climbdown after US bans on Chinese telecoms group and growing resistance from backbenchers https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/may/24/cyber-security-review-may-lead-to-huawei-loss-of-uk-5g-deal US-China trade enters new […]

China Chases Self-Reliance in Chips, but the U.S. Still Holds a Trump Card

The Chinese tech giant just marked another milestone in its quest for self-sufficiency https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-chases-self-reliance-in-chips-but-the-u-s-still-holds-a-trump-card-11588932443 US Moves to Pull Chinese Equipment From Its Power Grid https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/voa-news-china/us-moves-pull-chinese-equipment-its-power-grid China tries to calm ‘nationalist fever’ as […]

Uncovering A Pro-Chinese Government Information Operation On Twitter and Facebook: Analysis Of The #MilesGuo Bot Network

YouTube Takes Action Against Chinese Blogger’s Post On Coronavirus Origins https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2020/05/08/youtube-takes-action-against-chinese-bloggers-post-on-coronavirus-origins/#786ce61346d6 80 million Chinese may already be out of work. 9 million more will soon be competing for jobs, too https://edition.cnn.com/2020/05/08/economy/china-unemployment-intl-hnk/index.html