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- Date range: July 29 - August 5, 2021
- Sources scanned: 86
- Content: 215 publications from 48 sources
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Reading the China Dream:
- Yao Yang on Rebuilding China's Political Philosophy
- Yao Yang on China's Democratization
- Qing Qingzi on Yang Li
China Media Project:
War on the Rocks:
- Continuity and Change in China’s Strategy to Protect Overseas Interests
- Surveying China’s Digital Silk Road in the Western Balkans
- Historic Chinese Flooding Highlights Outstanding Infrastructure Problems
- Early Warning Brief: Xi Jinping Issues Tough Warnings to Enemies Within the Party
- What the 2020 Chinese Census Tells Us About Progress in Hukou Reform
- Recent Trends in Sino-Israeli Relations Bely Lasting Warm Ties
- China’s Hypersonic Missiles: Methods and Motives
- China is rapidly building new nuclear-missile silos
- Hong Kong’s draconian new security law claims its first scalp
- Amid extreme weather, China avoids mention of climate change
Australian Financial Review:
- Market jitters only underscore China’s importance to global economy
- Why the US is quietly outshining China
East Asia Forum:
- Global green finance needs China–EU cooperation
- Making Chinese IPOs a bit more private
- Towards a rigorous Code of Conduct for the South China Sea
- Asia is in a critical position to kick-start global trade reform
- The rise of China and India’s remote humanitarian aid
Pearls and Irritations:
- The usual China-thumping and sanctimonious censuring have continued as intensely as ever.
- THE PRICE OF PRIMACY: Can the United States stop China becoming the dominant regional power?
- China threatens the West’s primacy, not its democratic systems
- China grievances conflated into demands.
- America needs a new great-power strategy
- Does Australia have a ‘one China’, ‘two Chinas’ or ‘one China, one Taiwan’ policy—or all three?
- Confessions of a Trafficking Victim
- The Working Mothers Raising Children on the Assembly Line
- Why Young Chinese Are Embracing the Funeral Industry
- My Years as a Member of China’s Academic Underclass
- For Young Chinese Academics, It’s Either Get Promoted, Or Else
- For China’s Most Beloved Team, It’s the End of an Era
- Less Than Eden: China’s Rural Returnees Face an Uncertain Future
- Chinese Shoppers Complain Bagging a Hermès Was Never Harder
China Digital Times:
- Translation/Photo Essay: Remains of the Nanzha Leco Stationery Factory
- Translation Compilation: “My Husband, John Doe”; Camera Crimes; Zhengzhou’s Men in Black; “Our Media Was Brave Once”; Alternative Voices on Henan’s Floods
- Outspoken Tycoon Sun Dawu Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison
- Translation: “The Country Has Gone Dark.” Li Huizhi’s Last Words
- Millions are again under lockdown in China because of the delta variant
- The IOC is investigating two Chinese medalists who wore Chairman Mao pins
- The Chinese internet is canceling Kris Wu after his #MeToo arrest
- Chinese battery giant CATL’s bet on sodium is a hedge against lithium
- Why China’s new ambassador to the US is unlikely to go full “wolf warrior”
- The Party’s assault on the private sector is roiling China’s billionaire ranks
Politico China Watcher:
- China’s fears increase as U.S. troops leave Afghanistan
- Lawmakers: NBA players profiting from ‘slave labor’ in China
Politico China Direct:
- Saber-rattling at sea — Delta scare — Climate stalemate
- Tianjin, Tahiti, Taliban — Finnish FM exclusive — Summer book list
The Wire China:
- China’s Animal Spirits Deficit
- Hoàng Nguyên Phong on How The Great Firewall Reflects Beijing’s Policy
- What If China Never Reopens?
- Facebook’s China Advertising
- The Lithium Liability
- Big Tech crackdown tracker
- TikTok brain drain as head of AI lab leaves ByteDance?
- The Nanchang Uprising and the birth of the PLA
- The Colors of Youth
- Delta outbreaks in Beijing and Wuhan prompt China’s strictest COVID-19 control measures since 2020
- Police arrest Kris Wu on suspicion of rape
- China’s ‘Big Tech crackdown’: A guide
- These six sports account for 70% of China’s gold in Tokyo so far
- ‘Scumbags’: Influencers caught stealing rescue boat to fake saving people in Henan floods
- Japanese gymnast targeted by Chinese trolls after Olympic win
- Delta variant fuels 171 COVID-19 cases in Nanjing, tests China’s zero tolerance virus policy
- What ‘lifting people out of poverty’ actually means in China
Congressional Research Service:
- R42784| U.S.-China Strategic Competition in South and East China Seas: Background and Issues for Congress
- RL33153| China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities—Background and Issues for Congress
European Council on Foreign Relations:
Center for Advanced China Research:
- EU-China Opinion Pool: The new EU connectivity initiative
- Technocratic mitigation – The European way of managing the China challenge
- MOFCOM five-year plan calls for greater diversification in trade
- EU-China climate policy – balancing cooperation and pressure
- The EU’s new connectivity agenda – What (not) to learn from the Belt and Road Initiative?
- MERICS EU-China Briefing: Europe's Connectivity Agenda + Semiconductor supply chains + Cyber weaknesses
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace:
- What’s Driving China’s Nuclear Buildup?
- What Railway Deals Taught Chinese and Brazilians in the Amazon
- Can the Yuan Ever Replace the Dollar for Russia?
Center for Security and Emerging Technology:
- China’s CyberAI Talent Pipeline
- The Huawei Moment
- National Power After AI
- China’s National Cybersecurity Center
Chicago Council on Global Affairs:
Australia-China Relations Institute:
Observer Research Foundation:
- Xi’s masterclass: Edu-tech purge spooks markets and investors
- Road to BRICS Academic Forum
- The future of BRICS
- China sees both an opportunity and a threat in Afghanistan
- Geopolitics of global climate change: Aspects of a Chinese leadership
- Shaping the market economy with Chinese characteristics
- China’s Tech Sector Regulations Are Costly But Not Shocking
- Delta Variant Challenges China’s Costly Lockdown Strategy
- Why Did China Crack Down on Its Ed-Tech Industry?
- North Korea’s Public Security Gets Lessons From China
- Macau Orders Closure of Entertainment Venues, Mass Testing
- Taiwan – Sorry, ‘Chinese Taipei’ – Is Having a Fantastic Olympics
- The Biden Administration’s China Sanctions Dilemma
- A Tale of 2 Navies: India and China’s Current Carrier and Escort Procurement
- China’s Rise, South China Sea, and Rules-Based International Order: A View From the Philippines
- China Orders Mass Testing in Wuhan as COVID-19 Outbreak Spreads
- Repression by Any Other Name: Xinjiang and the Genocide Debate
- India Should Articulate a Clearer Commitment to Tibetans
- How China Helps the Cuban Regime Stay Afloat and Shut Down Protests
- Death Toll Triples to More Than 300 in Recent China Flooding
- China in Afghanistan: Trade and Terrorism
- Why Is Beijing Micromanaging Its Technology Sector?
- ‘Produce Camp 2021’ and the Chinese Dream
- Britain Returns to Asia, to China’s Dismay
- Authoritarianism Can’t Beat Climate Change
- Reasons for Optimism in Wake of Sherman’s Visit to China
- Who Is Qin Gang, China’s New US Ambassador?
- China Is Providing an Alternative Regional Framework for South Asia
- China Targets the Private Tutoring Sector
- Rhetoric Aside, America’s Asian Partners Are Giving Up on Their Own Defense
- The Living Legacy of the Flying Tigers
- How Taiwan’s Mayors Helped Lead the Fight Against COVID-19
- Why Taiwan Is Beating COVID-19 – Again
- Taiwanese Are Sympathetic but Uncertain About Hong Kong Refugees
- Sherman’s China Visit Was a Quiet Disaster
- Taiwan Showed How to Prosecute an Ex-President
- Xi Jinping Is Using Party Outreach to Build an Anti-U.S. Bloc
- The IOC Should Stop Lying to Itself About the Beijing Olympics
- Be Wary of China Threat Inflation
- What in the World?
- How the U.S. Learned to Stop Worrying About the Pacific and Love the ‘Indo-Pacific’
- Beijing’s Attempts to Intimidate Taiwan Have Backfired
- The China Model Will Never Work in Iran
- Biden Isn’t Selling Out on Nord Stream 2. He’s Protecting U.S. Firms.
- Even a Short War Over Taiwan or the Baltics Would Be Devastating
- US and Southeast Asia need to cultivate common interests and understanding
- CCP’s mysterious summer retreat in Beidaihe: Teeing up appointments ahead of 20th Party Congress
- Chinese researcher: How to protect the BRI and keep Chinese enterprises overseas safe
- America’s negative turn against China: Role of the US Congress
- Tianjin meeting: China-US relations enter 'break-in period'
- What if China and Russia join forces?
- HK Stock Exchange to benefit from returning US-listed Chinese firms
- Taiwan's unequal status in US-Taiwan trade talks
- BRI projects in Cambodia and Laos roll on despite Covid-19
- The Yangtze River Delta region: Promoting economic integration amid provincial competition
- Kai-Fu Lee: Five ways artificial intelligence will put China ahead
- The Opium Wars: When China’s ‘century of shame’ began
- Can strict regulations save Chinese youths from gaming addiction?
- Does China still need Olympic gold medals to prove its worth?
- The Shanghai middle class: Embracing 'cosmopolitanism with Chinese characteristics'?
- Japan-bashing by Chinese netizens: A lack of sportsmanship during the Olympics?
National People's Congress Observer:
What's on Weibo:
- Kris Wu Scandal: Chinese State Media Wants to ‘Raise the Bar’ for Becoming a Celebrity
- Japanese Gold Medalist Becomes a Meme in China after Controversial Men’s Gymnastics All-Around
Tracking People's Daily:
- Reform & Opening Up - Chinese Modernisation vs Western Capitalist Modernisation - Why China Still Enjoys Strategic Opportunities? - 7 Sins - Grievances over HK - Covid Control Must be 'Top Priority'
- Inner-Party Regulations - Services Trade - Patriotic Education in Tibet - China's Democracy - the 'Seven Deadly Sins' of the US Alliance System
- Supervising Procuratorial Organs - Commentary on H2 Priorities - Zhong Sheng: Biden's China Focus 'Misguided' & Owing to Domestic Compulsions - Xi Thought Series - China's 'Socialist Democracy'
- Xi's Fujian Years - Self-reliance in the New Era - Xi Thought Series: People are 'Heroes,' But it's the Party in Charge - Zhong Sheng: US Practicing 'Tracing Terrorism'
- New Xi Book - H2 Economic Priorities - Building a 'Public Health Protection Net' - US' '3 Sins' - China's Covid-19 Proposal - China-Russia Media Partnership & Military Drills - Persisting with Marxism
- Manufacturing's Digital Transformation - New Measures to Support R&D - Wang Meets Taliban - SCO Defense Ministers' Meeting - Xi Thought Series: Expect More Ideological and Political Tests
Eye on China:
- LAC Talks - Blinken Visit - Tech Shake-up - Politburo on Economy - Sherman-Wang Talks - COVID Outbreak - Taliban in Tianjin - Xi Thought Series - Foreign Journalists - Media Ties with Russia
Takshashila PLA Insight:
- China-India Brief, Corps Commander-level Meeting, Xi's Tibet Visit; China's Missile Silos; SCS; Taiwan; How Party Commands Commands the Gun
Beijing to Britain:
- Recess roundup UK "is being a b*tch", Chinese Embassy, removing nuclear investment
- Hong Kong Business Advisory - USA v UK A bonus brief with analysis from Martin Purbrick
- Can climate collaboration overcome the China–US political stalemate?
- China poised for Thailand’s solar move
- How to strengthen China’s ecological redlines?
Hong Kong Free Press:
- Olympic skateboarding celebrates the sport’s fraternity and joy
- Attacks on foreign journalists in China cast shadow over Beijing’s upcoming Olympics
- The lesson from the education chief is clear – China’s state media runs Hong Kong
- Hong Kong’s obsession with the national security law ignores the real danger China faces
- Does China want the US to leave Afghanistan?
- The Entangled Histories of Taiwan’s Women’s Movements: A look at Two Pioneering Groups
- Retaining Vietnamese Talents in Taiwan
- The Good, the Bad and the Adaptive: Resilient Local Solutions to Tourism-Related System Shifts in Eastern Rural Taiwan
- How to Reduce Your Environmental Footprint as a Tourist in Taiwan
- 哲人虽去，教泽长存 ——深切缅怀衣凌恩师
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