Category: China Update

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 […]

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 […]

Thanks to Trump, China’s Huawei Is Dying

https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/16621/trump-china-huawei Huawei staff share deep links with Chinese military, new study claims https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/08/huawei-staff-and-chinese-military-have-deep-links-study-claims.html?__source=twitter%7Cmain The Latest U.S. Blow To China’s Huawei Could Knock Out Its Global 5G Plans https://text.npr.org/s.php?sId=862658646 Taiwan to introduce cheapest […]

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 […]