China Analysis Digest #26
China Analysis Digest aggregates and lists new China-related analyses. Thanks to Katharina Ni for the magic (codes) that makes this series possible.
- Date range: August 19-26, 2021
- Sources scanned: 86
- Content: 191 publications from 46 sources
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- What Does it Mean to Be ‘Chinese’? Education and National Belonging in Contemporary China
- Protecting its citizens in the Middle East: China’s expanding interests in the region
War on the Rocks:
- An ‘Early Test Case’ for a China-Led World
- The Experiment Podcast: A Uyghur Teen’s Life After Escaping Genocide
- China is happy to see America humbled in Afghanistan
- Hong Kong’s government is crushing the city’s pro-democracy unions
- In Sierra Leone, a Chinese port-building plan raises ire
- Afghanistan holds lessons for American power in Asia
- Can the US and China cooperate on climate?
- China’s new silos: Nuclear arms control more urgent than ever
East Asia Forum:
- Taliban takeover is bad news for China
- The population exodus that will change Hong Kong forever
- Taiwan invasion doesn’t hang in the military balance
- You Won’t Believe the Clickbaity Chaos of Chinese Apps
- A Floor Shaker, a Seismic Feud, and a Condo Wide Awake
- How Outsourcing Puts Hospitals at Risk
- The Enduring Influence of Afghanistan on Chinese Art
- Too Much of a Good Thing? How China Is Rethinking Its Diet.
- China’s Stressed-Out Workers Are Rediscovering the Art of Meditation
- Will mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines Be China’s Ticket Out of Isolation?
- The Nonbinary Chinese Fighting to Live Their Truth
China Digital Times:
- Translation: Wei Zhou Returns to Wechat, Vowing “I Will Always Come Back”
- Hangzhou Party Boss Investigated For Corruption, Officials Warned About Business Relationships
- WHO Probe Leader Says Chinese Pressure Blocked Research Into Lab Accident Theory
- Translation: LGBTQ Site’s WeChat Account Shuttered After Report on Homophobic Backlash Against Hostel
- Translation: Eradicate COVID-19, or Live With It?
- China’s boycott of Australia has redirected global flows of coal
- China will teach Xi Jinping Thought to schoolchildren
- “Common prosperity”: A lexicon of China’s tech crackdown jargon
- Stephen Kinnock, the British opposition’s China man
- Yuan Yang, the British-Chinese journalist witnessing the decline of press freedom in China
- Sherard Cowper-Coles, the former diplomat going to bat for British businesses in China
- How China’s top internet regulator became Chinese tech giants’ worst enemy
- China is applying industrial policy to winning gold at the Winter Olympics
- Xi’s crackdown on wealth inequality has luxury investors scared
Politico China Watcher:
- U.S. at risk of losing cloud computing edge to China
- U.S. commitment to Taiwan under scrutiny after Afghanistan's fall
Politico China Direct:
- ‘Don’t sanction the Taliban’ — Merkel’s Beijing pick — Lithuania goes Aussie
- Taliban dilemma — German model frenzy — Any trains to Lithuania?
- Nü Er Hong: How a rice winemaker created a legendary Chinese brand
- Beijing to crack down on abusive landlords and online rental platforms
- The fog of words: Kabul 2021, Beijing 1949
- Can betting on Chinese politicians predict their futures?
- The last meeting of Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek
- U.S. granted Chinese student visas at pre-pandemic levels in June
- Famous TV host suspended by China’s second-largest broadcaster amid sexual assault allegation
- China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation takes mission to ‘disseminate good’ overseas
- With Confucius Institutes dwindling in the U.S., what’s next for Chinese language education?
- China crushes Delta spike after weeks of strict measures
- Graffiti confessions
- Poverty alleviation remains China’s philanthropic focus after eradication of extreme poverty
- Meditative ‘Buddha Mountain’ gets 10th anniversary director’s cut
- China bulls lose a boatload of money on Alibaba, on paper
- Adam Tooze on understanding China’s rise in historical context
Center for Strategic and International Studies:
- Chinese National Oil Companies Face the Energy Transition
- Fiat Digital Currency, Information, and Power
Center for Advanced China Research:
- China and the Taliban – confidence and caution
- Afghanistan + "Common prosperity" + Data protection law
- From marriage of convenience to strategic partnership: China-Russia relations and the fight for global influence
- Raffaello Pantucci: Narratives of China winning in Afghanistan are exaggerated
- MERICS China Security and Risk Tracker 3/2021
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission:
National Bureau of Asian Research:
Observer Research Foundation:
- The Chinese factor in Indo-Russian ties
- China’s Xinjiang Policy and the Silence of Islamic States
- Why China remains top on minds of India’s youth
- China in Africa: The Role of Trade, Investments, and Loans Amidst Shifting Geopolitical Ambitions
- Keeping an eye on China’s expanding nuclear stack
- ANZUS at 70: Together for decades, US, Australia, New Zealand now face different challenges from China
- China’s Communist ‘Common Prosperity’ Campaign
- China’s Wedge Strategy Towards the US-Vietnam Partnership
- Shen Yiqin, Party Historian, to Bring Depth to CCP Politburo
- How the Abraham Accords Disrupted China-Israel Relations
- China Swoops Into Bangladesh With a Vaccine Deal
- Geoffrey Cain on Xinjiang’s ‘Perfect Police State’
- Can America’s Withdrawal From Afghanistan Help Its China Strategy?
- The China Challenge in Israel-US Relations
- China and the Taliban: What to Watch
- Why Taiwan Matters to the United States
- What Will Happen in Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s Canada Extradition Case?
- New Chinese Law Tightens Requirements for Data Privacy
- China’s Biggest IPO of 2021 May Be a Renewable Energy Firm Listing
- Does the Belt and Road Have a Future in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan?
- Decoding the Latest China-India Military Talks on the Border
- China’s Political Calculations and Potential Options in Afghanistan
- China’s Shipping Delays Are Costing African Economies
- Afghanistan’s Collapse: The View From Taiwan
- How Finding China’s Nuclear Sites Upset Pro-Beijing Trolls
- How Biden Can Save His China Strategy After Afghanistan
- Taiwan Isn’t Afghanistan, Whatever Beijing Says
- China’s Neighbors Hope Afghanistan Pullout Means Pivot to Indo-Pacific
- China Is the Biggest Winner From Africa’s New Free Trade Bloc
- Afghanistan in the calculations of India, Pakistan and China: Is there common ground among rivals and allies?
- 'Winner takes all' no more: China is ready to build the socialist regulatory state
- The flaws in Biden’s China policy
- Did PLA fire new missiles over Biden's statement on Taiwan?
- Building a moral and prosperous Chinese society: Prelude to a social revolution in China?
- What China wants to see under a Taliban-led Afghanistan
- 30,000 US troops in Taiwan?
- Why China is regulating the property market
- How a hoax pandemic donation sparked anti-Chinese and anti-China sentiments in Indonesia
- Who saved Dr Zhang Wenhong from punishment for questioning China's Covid-19 policy?
- Chinese youth will be imbued with tenets of Xi Jinping Thought through school curriculum
- How Americans have braved the Covid-19 pandemic
- Is China taking policies to the extreme to achieve zero-Covid?
- Rejecting their parents' lifestyles, more single Chinese youths are sharing their everyday lives through vlogs
- China idol: Mao Zedong makes a comeback among Chinese youth
- Remembering Yu Ying-shih in Singapore: An ambitious social experiment disrupted
- Destroying independent thinkers: Why China’s tutoring industry needs strong intervention
National People's Congress Observer:
- NPCSC Codifies Three-Child Policy, Expands Legal Aid & Updates Military Service Law and Physicians Law
- NPCSC Seeks Public Comments on Bills on Organized Crime, Family Education, Land Borders, Innovation Policy, Noise Pollution & Plant Variety Protection
What's on Weibo:
- NIKE vs ERKE: Two Sportswear Brands Trending on Weibo for Totally Different Reasons
- The Legendary Lao Gan Ma: How Chili Sauce Billionaire Tao Huabi Became a ‘Chinese Dream’ Role Model
- “You Can Have Four Kids Now!” – Draft to China’s Population Planning Law No Longer Penalizes Having More Children
- New labor rules for gig workers & Big Tech in China
- Did 'the Wuhan lab' spend $606 mln on air conditioning/ventilation?
Tracking People's Daily:
- Hebei Visit - Xi-Putin on Afghanistan - PAP Flag Anniversary - Ethnic Minority Policies - Xi Thought: Regional Development & Rural Revitalisation - Zhong Sheng on Afghanistan - COVID-19 Origins
- Xi's Ethnic Policies - Li on Developing the Northeast - Yang Jiechi at BRICS Security Talks - China-Turkey Partnership - Xi Thought: Public & Private Sector + Core Technology Research - A New Struggle
- Foreign Trade = 180mln Jobs - China-Africa Space Ties - Xi Thought: High-Quality Growth & Supply Side Structural Reform - H2 Economic Direction - Cross-cycle Adjustments - Uphold Xi's Core Position
- Cadre Management - Xi Thought Series: Socialist Basic Economic System - Daqing Spirit - Smart Cars Guidelines - China-Arab States Expo
- Xi Thought Q&A Series: The Full Collection
- Party Control in Tibet - Li in Henan - China & Arab States - Wang's 'Three Whethers' on Afghanistan - US & Human Trafficking - Xi Thought Series: Party's Approach to Deal with Corruption
- Xi Calls Iran & Iraq - China on Taliban's 'Positive Signals' - Wang 'Appreciates' Dasu Attack Probe - Xi Thought Series: Party Discipline & Caging Power - Gig-Economy Workers' Rights
The India China Newsletter:
Eye on China:
- Afghanistan Deep Dive - Xi Thought Collection - India in SCS - Pak Attack - Tibet Agenda - Yasukuni Shrine Tensions - FDI Data - Common Prosperity - Personal Data Law - Hangzhou Party Boss Probed
Takshashila PLA Insight:
- China-India: Wang Yang's Tibet Visit, Informatised CAB under TMD; Missile Silos & PLA RF base; Taiwan; Frontier Defence; Trilateral Arms Control, AUVs
Beijing to Britain:
Hong Kong Free Press:
- Expat quarantine drama: Hong Kong gov’t caught with its eyes wide shut over Nicole Kidman scandal
- Britons do know – and care – about the plight of Hong Kong
- The Fall of Afghanistan – Implications for European Policy Towards Taiwan
- The Fall of Afghanistan: Why Taiwan is Fundamentally Different?
- Freedom Where? The Theme of ‘Escape’ in the Novels of Diasporic Taiwanese Writer Hualing Nieh
- What is ‘Home’ and Who are the ‘Overseas Chinese’?