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- Date range: July 15-22, 2021
- Sources scanned: 86
- Content: 252 publications from 49 sources
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Made in China Journal:
- The Work of Culture
- Then and Now
- The Yirenping Experience: Looking Back and Pushing Forward
- From Green Shoots to Crushed Petals: Labour NGOs in China
- China’s Human Rights Lawyers: Rifts and Schisms in an Era of Global Human Rights Backlash
- Unfinished Revolution: An Overview of Three Decades of LGBT Activism in China
- Humility in the Pursuit of Tacit Knowledge: Public-Benefit Work in Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development
- Pioneers and Possibilities: Reflecting on Chinese NGO Development through Oral History
- Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Slowing Down?
- Will There Be a Civil Society in the Xi Jinping Era? Advocacy and Non-Profit Organising in the New Regime
- Railroaded: The Financial Politics and the Labour Puzzle of Global China
China Media Project:
- Will China Retaliate Against U.S. Chip Sanctions?
- After Didi Fiasco, China Imposes Cybersecurity Reviews on Foreign IPOs
- Hong Kong’s National Security Law and the Right to a Fair Trial: Mission Impossible?
- Rapidly Implementing a Chinese Data Security Regime
- Expanding and Escalating the China-Bhutan Territorial Dispute
- The PLA’s Critical Assessment of the Agile Combat Employment Concept
- Implications of 2020 and 2021 Chinese Domestic Legislative Moves in the South China Sea
- Ramping the Strait: Quick and Dirty Solutions to Boost Amphibious Lift
- The Experiment Podcast: Americans Kept Getting Seeds in the Mail From China Last Year. We Finally Know Why.
- Academics in Hong Kong suffer curbs on their freedoms
- China is keeping its borders closed, and turning inward
- In China’s publishing business, you have to duck and dive
- How nationalism is making life harder for gay people in China
Australian Financial Review:
East Asia Forum:
- Clarifying US commitments to Taiwan
- Stumbling blocks to ASEAN-China smart city cooperation
- Is non-alignment making a comeback in Asia?
- What lies between China’s nationalism and growth?
Pearls and Irritations:
- After a century of achievements, the CPC’s next critical phase begins now
- A Flight with Henry Kissinger to Beijing that Changed the World
- The Afghanistan failure is history repeating itself but there may be profound consequences.
- The CCP’s greatest strength is “Self-Reinvention”
- Boris sends naval fleet to revive British colonialism on the Chinese coast
- Did China buy Cambridge?
- Rule of law in Hong Kong: Judicial safety and foreign hypocrites
- Why is Australia talking about going back to Afghanistan when we only just left?
- Can Beijing avoid being drawn into the Afghan quagmire?
- Chinese state-backed hacking: time to level the playing field and breach the Great Firewall
- Peter Hessler’s Last Class
- Crammer vs. Crammer: Notes from a Civil Service Crash Course
- Inside Aranya, China’s Exclusionary Paradise
- Is This the End For China’s American Education Craze?
- The New-Style Family Values Underpinning the ‘China Dream’
- The Snake in China’s Literary Garden
- How the Chili Pepper Conquered China
- The Biggest Losers From China’s Aging Crisis? Millennials.
- From Inner Mongolia, a Stark Vision of Our Environmental Sins
China Digital Times:
- From the Lexicon: Milk Tea Alliance
- Translation: The Curse of the Security Check
- Translation: One Nationalist Fang Fang Hater’s “Coming of Age”
- Translation: “Getting Used to Keeping Quiet” in Face of Nationalist Aggression
- A legendary Chinese dissident blogger has suddenly fallen silent
- Why Hong Kong’s proposed doxxing law alarms Google and Facebook
- China’s new carbon market isn’t designed to fix climate change
- How to know you’re the target of Chinese state-sponsored hackers, according to US intelligence
- The face of global luxury brands in China is at the heart of a #MeToo storm
- China’s rare earth hub is rolling out massive subsidies to fix the industry’s Achilles heel
Politico China Watcher:
- Hong Kong refugee hopes are no match for U.S. bureaucracy
- ‘Get off our duff’: In race to outer space, China is closing fast
Politico China Direct:
- EU’s mixed messaging — First Assad, next Wendy — Deadly flood
- From Kabul to Kyiv — Buying war games — Forced labor reminder
The Wire China:
- Who Is 5Y Capital?
- Farewell to a Community of Common Destiny?
- Zuoyue Wang on the History of Chinese Students at U.S. Universities
- Made In China — By Machines
- The Sponge Revolution
- China’s complicated relationship with LGBTQ+ rights
- America’s second most senior diplomat heads to Tianjin, the Chinese capital’s satellite city
- Tech companies donate a billion yuan as Zhengzhou grapples with flood damage
- Beijing Lights: ‘I feel excited about the new beginning’
- The Manchu queue: One hairstyle to rule them all
- Passengers trapped in Zhengzhou subway as floodwaters rise
- A real Karen decided that congee needed a ‘modern adaptation’ for Western palate
- China and the Arab League publish joint statement that showcases Beijing’s growing geopolitical ambitions
- The China-Australia trade war is hurting Mongolia’s environment
- Advertisers flee mega pop star Kris Wu over allegations of predatory behavior
- U.S. and allies accuse China of ‘malicious cyber activity,’ including Microsoft Exchange hack
- China at the Tokyo Olympics: What to watch for
- Beijing demands Hong Kong build ‘iron wall’ of national security as Washington warns businesses of political risk
- What the Didi fiasco reveals about China’s fealty to markets
- Chinese father faces murder charges in the deaths of his two young children
- China’s left-behind villages and the people in them
- The world’s largest carbon market is finally about to start trading in China
- Chinese influencer’s death after liposuction highlights dangers of plastic surgery
- Why the U.S. should avoid ideological competition with China
- Retracing the Long March: Arriving at the revolutionary capital
Congressional Research Service:
Center for Advanced China Research:
- GDP growth slows and finds solid footing
- China’s economy performed well in Q2 though slower growth triggered policy responses
- EU-China Weekly Review: Cyber attacks + Merkel meets Biden + EU Parliament endorses new report
- UK-China relations as viewed by Chinese think tanks and academics: Cautious optimism remains
- Alternatives to China’s tech authoritarianism a priority for transatlantic action
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace:
- What Makes This Attribution of Chinese Hacking Different
- Have Friendly Malaysia-China Relations Gone Awry?
Australia-China Relations Institute:
- Perspectives | An Australian perspective on the People’s Republic of China’s national emissions trading scheme
- Perspectives | Implications of the new wave of nationalism in the People’s Republic of China for Australian companies
Observer Research Foundation:
- Can China’s ‘new urban strategy’ save its cities from the looming climate crisis?
- On China, the end of delusion and persistence of stalemate
- China-India Foreign Ministers Meet in Dushanbe
- Xi Jinping is about to make the most important strategic decision of our era
- The beating heart of the Indo-Pacific strategy is the South China Sea
- Japan signals a ‘sense of crisis’ over Taiwan — this is why it is worried about China’s military aims
- Calling out China for cyberattacks is risky — but a lawless digital world is even riskier
- Silenced in China: the COVID ‘truth-tellers’ and political dissent
- US Deputy Secretary of State to Visit China After All
- Introducing China’s Carbon Market
- New Zealand’s Statement on China’s Cyberattacks: A Shot Across the Bow
- Teen With US Ties Again on the Run From China With Fiancee
- Flooding in China’s Henan Province Kills at Least 25
- The Kris Wu Sex Scandal and China’s Search for Morality in Public Figures
- Japanese Envoy Says Tokyo ‘Struggles Every Day’ With China
- Chinese Pop Star Dumped by Brands Over Accusation of Sexual Assault
- China’s Air Incursions Into Taiwan’s ADIZ Focus on ‘Anti-Access’ and Maritime Deterrence
- US High-Level Diplomat Visits Japan, South Korea, Mongolia
- Indonesia’s Delicate Dance Between China and the US
- China’s ‘Circular 15’ Addresses Local Governments’ Hidden Debts
- China Rejects WHO Call for More Transparency on Origins Probe
- What Cultured Meat Can Tell Us About China
- Chaos in Afghanistan Threatens CPEC
- Where Does China’s Digital Currency Stand?
- What Threat Do China’s New Missile Silos Pose to the US?
- The US Needs a New China Strategy
- China-India Foreign Ministers Meet in Dushanbe
- Malaysia to Phase Out China’s Sinovac Vaccine
- Report: China Plans BioNTech Booster for Its Population
- WHO Chief Says It Was ‘Premature’ to Rule out COVID Lab Leak
- Foreign Media Face a Trust Crisis in China
- NATO Shouldn’t Try to Do Too Much on China
- Some Chinese Shun Grueling Careers for ‘Low-Desire Life’
- Connecting the Vertices: Prospects for Australia-Taiwan Relations
- A Taiwan Contingency and Japan’s Counterstrike Debate
- The Tragedy of Taiwan’s ‘Recall Revenge’
- The Road Ahead for Taiwan-US Relations
- A Missing Link in the Quad: India’s Support for Taiwan
- Time to End the U.S. Justice Department’s China Initiative
- The U.S.-China Data Fight Is Only Getting Started
- To Win Friends and Influence People, America Should Learn From the CCP
- Biden’s Dangerous Doctrine
- After 25 Years, There’s Still No South China Sea Code of Conduct
- China and the Taliban Begin Their Romance
- China Knows the Power of 5G. Why Doesn’t the U.S.?
- America’s Collapsing Meritocracy Is a Recipe for Revolt
- China Is Worried About a Post-U.S. Afghanistan
- China’s Ultramarathon Tragedy Was a Fad Gone Bad
- How Serbia Became China’s Dirty-Energy Dumping Ground
- Poll: China’s Influence Is Not Inevitable
- 'Red peril' or benign power: How different is China's CCP from USSR's CPSU?
- Washington threatening Portugal to choose between China and the US?
- Japanese academic: Will Japan send troops to 'protect' Taiwan?
- Chinese academic: Can China challenge the US’s standing in the Middle East?
- Hong Kongers losing their voice as district councillors quit?
- Can China revive its poorer western provinces?
- Zhengzhou floods: Netizens berate local government and media for inadequate response
- Not just a tech war: What China can do to better compete with the US and create a better world
- Chinese researcher: Is it appropriate to address Mao Zedong as 'the older generation' of leaders?
- Chinese economics professor: The New York I saw was not the New York I read about in books
- Why Japan is investigating Confucius Institutes in Japanese universities
- Why the Vietnamese embrace US vaccines but shun Chinese ones
What's on Weibo:
- How Social Media Is Speeding Up Zhengzhou Flooding Rescue Efforts
- “Zhengzhou, Stand Strong!” – Devastating Henan Floods Send Shockwaves on Social Media
- Is Xi a Failure? Plus: Older Gentlemen Autocrat Tendencies, Odds of Taiwan Invasion, and What's the Point of Liberal Governance Anyways?
- DiDi's Troubles, Tweets of the Week (Corruption, Waluigi+Mao, Fish Hugging, Which Ministry Works the Hardest?)
Tracking People's Daily:
- Ending the 'End of History' - CCP Success a 'Reference Point' for Others - Henan Floods - Financial Sector Opening - Wang's Mideast Tour
- Three-Child Policy - Xi's 'Visionary' Thought - Li Keqiang on Core Technologies - Cyber Attacks Pushback - Zhong Sheng Criticism of US on COVID-19
- COVID Origins Friction - Xi Thought a 'Strategic System to Guide China' - History & Loyalty in Ren Zhongping Commentary
- Xi Thought is 'Guiding Ideology' - Feature on PLA's Galwan 'Martyr' - Wang's Middle East Diplomacy - Party Building in Pvt Enterprises
- Qiushi on July 1 Speech - H1 Economic Data - Pudong New Area Plan - Afghanistan and SCO - Carbon Trading Market - US Jet in Taiwan - Wang Yi on Russia Ties
- State Council Wants Local Govts to Tighten Belts - UFWD Meeting on Development - Wang Yi at SCO - India-China Talks - Pakistan 'Attack'
The India China Newsletter:
Eye on China:
- LAC's New Normal - Pak Attack & Conspiracy - Ideological Work - Qiushi on Xi's Speech - GDP Data - Didi Review - Digital Yuan - Lavrov & Wang on Ties - US on SCS, Taiwan, HK & Xinjiang
Beijing to Britain:
- China can show historic leadership through COP15 biodiversity talks
- Brazil’s produce ‘fundamental for guaranteeing China’s food security’
Hong Kong Free Press:
- Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse in Hong Kong…
- Beijing’s 2022 Winter Olympics: Why taking a stand on Hong Kong could pose safety risks to athletes
- Beijing’s 2022 Winter Olympics: The right time, the right place, the right people
- Foreign passport rules for the election committee again expose the hypocrisy of Hong Kong’s top officials
- Do Young People Actually Matter in Taiwanese Politics?
- Taiwan’s ongoing war against Covid-19: Sixteen months of smooth sailing and one recent squall
- Meaningful employment of digital technologies towards effective COVID-19 prevention from Taiwan’s perspective
- Taiwan’s Pandemic Control Policy in 2021 — Lockdown, Vaccine Purchase and Distribution, and Testing
- Taiwan’s Perfect Storm: Covid Spikes, Water Shortages, and Power Outages
- Taiwan and the Pandemic: Impact on Businesses and the Economy
- 立志民族伟大复兴 胸怀人类前途命运
- 不负殷切嘱托 圆梦全面小康
- 习近平对防汛救灾工作作出重要指示 要求始终把保障人民群众生命财产安全放在第一位 抓细抓实各项防汛救灾措施
- 团结合作抗疫 引领经济复苏
- 同世界各国人民深化友谊加强交流 推动构建人类命运共同体