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2020/07/08 | Deutsche Welle
China Opens New Security Agency Headquarters in Hong Kong
A week after passing the controversial national security law in Hong Kong, China has inaugurated a new office for its security agency to operate openly in the city.
2020/07/02 | East Asia Forum
Covid-19 Is Accelerating China’s Economic Self-Reliance
Reliance on domestic consumption is just one of the shifts accelerated by the coronavirus and the increasing rivalry with the United States.
2020/07/01 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong’s National Security Law May Endanger Foreign Nationals
Beijing has granted itself extraterritorial power with Hong Kong's draconian national security law, which may endanger foreign nationals who offer any form of assistance to Hongkongers.
2020/06/23 | TJ Ting
OPINION: What the Chinese Communist Party Fears Most
The CCP’s internet control is not about fear of the truth being exposed. Their control is more properly understood as a display of power. And what they fear the most is people not believing this power exists.
2020/06/23 | Deutsche Welle
Is the US-China Rivalry Tangling a Coronavirus Vaccine With Geopolitics?
In China, getting to a vaccine first would be a shot in the arm for its global image as a technology leader. In the U.S., an America-first vaccine could boost President Donald Trump's reelection campaign.
2020/06/22 | TNL Feature
‘Rat Tribe’: Propping up a Slumless Beijing and the ‘Chinese Dream’
Beijing appears to be a city without slums. The "Chinese dream" appears to be in reach. But both are illusions propped up by an underclass of workers called the "rat tribe."
2020/06/12 | Voice of America
Zoom Temporarily Suspends Account After Hosting Tiananmen Square Event
Humanitarian China, an organization focused on providing relief for political prisoners and activists, had its Zoom account shut down. "It seems possible Zoom acted on pressure from the CCP," the organization said in a statement.
2020/06/10 | Voice of America
China, Singapore Plan Covid-19 'Bubble' for Essential Travel
Travelers from China and Singapore can apply for a travel permit in their respective governments and, if approved, pay for and pass the coronavirus test twice before departure and after landing.
2020/06/08 | Voice of America
Australia, China Clash Over Covid-19 Racism Claims
China has warned its citizens against travel to Australia, citing a significant increase in racist attacks on Chinese and Asian people. Australian officials have denied the accusation.
2020/05/29 | Voice of America
China’s Hong Kong Security Law Risks 'Intimidating’ US, Observers Say
As the National People's Congress concludes in China, analysts fear that the approval of the Hong Kong national security law may undermine the city's semi-autonomous status and lead to a U.S.-China Cold War.
2020/05/25 | Voice of America
Uyghurs in US Say China Using Detained Family Members in Forced Interviews
Chinese media has released a series of separate videos showed Uighurs in Xinjiang allegedly denouncing their detention as propaganda. Uighur community members in the United States are expressing skepticism.
2020/05/22 | Deutsche Welle
China Lawmakers to Vote on New Security Law for Hong Kong
While thousands of Chinese lawmakers gather for their annual session, Beijing is preparing a new law against subversive activities in Hong Kong. Opposition democrats in the city warn it would be "the end of Hong Kong."
2020/05/13 | The Interpreter
The Beef Between China and Australia
China's proposed barley and beef tariffs on Australia may be legally dressed up, informal economic sanctions.
2020/05/04 | The Interpreter
China’s Alternative Approach to Humanitarian Aid
China's humanitarian aid has a number of distinguishing aspects, such as preferring to work bilaterally and mixing of humanitarian aid with developmental assistance,
2020/03/18 | Deutsche Welle
China Expels US Journalists in Escalating Media Freedom Row
Beijing has expelled 13 journalists from three major U.S. newspapers in one of the country's biggest crackdowns on the foreign press. The decision comes after Chinese and U.S. leaders feuded over the coronavirus pandemic.
2020/03/11 | Will Peyton
China’s Water Ambitions May Leave Neighbors Dry
China's extensive dam projects are drying up rivers, often leaving neighboring countries in the dust with little to bargain.
Anxious Chinese Consumers Expect Coronavirus Crisis to Last Until Summer
Chinese consumers are expecting the coronavirus to last until July despite local economists predicting a quick recovery in the second quarter.
2020/02/25 | Deutsche Welle
China Sentences Swedish Publisher to 10 Years In Prison
A Chinese court sentenced Swedish citizen and bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 years, after having spent two years in prison. Minhai disappeared in 2015 while on holiday in Thailand.