China Analysis Digest #29
China Analysis Digest is a weekly published list of new China-related analyses.
- Date range: September 9-16, 2021
- Sources scanned: 86
- Content: 251 publications from 51 sources
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- Great expectations and dashed hopes: Hukou transfer in Beijing
- Anglo-Australian Cooperation: Opportunities and pitfalls in the Indo-Pacific
Reading the China Dream:
- Wang Huning, “The Structure of China’s Changing Political Culture”
- Liang Hong Interview
- Sign in
- Zhou An'an, From Utopia to Leviathan
- Jiang Shigong, Filosofía e Historia
Made in China Journal:
China Media Project:
- Challenges and Progress in China's Development of 5G and 6G
- Early Warning Brief: Implications of Xi's Revival of the Maoist Slogan "Common Prosperity"
- How U.S. Banks Push the Caribbean Toward China
- The PLA Air Force's Efforts Toward Agile Combat Employment
- Educational Reforms Aim to Mold Model Citizens from Preschool in the PRC
- A provocative blog post stirs up a firestorm in China
- China has become a laboratory for the regulation of digital technology
- A new book looks behind Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign
Australian Financial Review:
- Fears China will play games with the 2022 Winter Olympics
- Candour, at last, on China – but then what?
- Military coup could cruel China’s plans for mining in Guinea
- Australia must prepare as China’s coercive capabilities draw closer
- Time for less rhetoric and more substance from Australia–South Korea ministerial talks
- Therapy Via Text: In Rural China, a New Outlet for Troubled Teens
- The Nightmare-Inducing Legacy of the ‘Huanggang Secret Exams’
- Can Private Equity Save China’s Private Museums?
- China’s ‘Mass Line’ Moves Online
- How a Chinese Tram Line Went Off the Tracks
China Digital Times:
- Evergrande Protestors Become Target of Stability Maintenance
- Guinea Coup Strains China’s Supply Chains, Tests Non-interference Policy
- After Refusing to Admit Evidence, Court Dismisses #MeToo Case; Xianzi Vows to Appeal
- Biden Calls Xi To Set Up “Guardrails” On The Relationship
- Suspected Chinese State-affiliated Online Influence Campaign Urged Real-world Protests in U.S.
- Disappeared Businesswoman Briefly Reappears As Ex-husband’s Memoir On Elite Corruption Published
- More Hong Kong Civil Society Groups Disband Under Pressure of National Security Law
- Netizens Force Baidu to Make Verbal “Prisoner Exchange,” Set “Dumbasses” Free
- Why are steel prices so high when iron ore prices have crashed? Because: China
- Vietnam’s Covid outbreak is pushing manufacturing back into China
- Casinos could be the next target in China’s crackdown on social vice
- China will punish its own companies if they break laws in the Democratic Republic of Congo
- A Chinese property giant is a $300 billion time bomb for Beijing
- China’s crackdown on video games is getting more serious
Politico China Watcher:
Politico China Direct:
- Von der Leyen strikes — Indo-Pacific heat — Taiwan-Lithuania
- EU’s digital Quad — Scholz’s strategy — Pittsburgh vs Beijing
The Wire China:
- Europe and America Still Don’t Agree on China
- Data Privacy Chinese-Style
- Jeff Immelt on What Business Leaders Get Wrong about Globalization
- Who is Yunfeng Capital?
- The Boom-Bust Backlash
- British artist tells story of China vs. ‘The West’ in series of paintings
- #MeToo setback: Chinese court rules dismisses ex-intern’s sexual harassment case against TV star
- Barefaced Truths
- In 1973, the Philadelphia Orchestra did its part to kickstart modern U.S.-China relations
- China’s Fujian Province battles Delta flare-up as vaccine rollout approaches 80% goal
- Internet users praise volleyball player Sun Wenjing for coming-out photo with her girlfriend
- ‘Age of Awakening’: A Chinese revolutionary drama becomes a cultural touchstone (and propaganda coup)
- After calling Xi, Biden considers pressuring China over trade, Taiwan
- Beijing to require Ant’s Alipay to spin off separate loan app
- Casting good-looking but untalented celebrities is abnormal, China says
- Chinese-Australian duo wins second doubles Grand Slam
- Biden has a phone call with Xi
- Chinese-born professor in Tennessee cleared of all spying charges in rebuke to U.S. Department of Justice
- The rise and fall of Shanghai’s ‘coffee king’
- Resurfaced Simu Liu interview spurs nationalist backlash against ‘Shang-Chi’
- ‘Nannies’ who happen to teach: China cracks down on loopholes in private tutoring ban
- China’s Red New Deal: A guide to all the different crackdowns on companies going on right now
- After online tutoring, why is China cracking down on private schools?
- 2021 NEXTChina Conference
- The state of China studies in America: Unpacking a National Committee survey
- Idol worship and fan culture in China, explained
- In Taiwan, a contentious quest for ‘transitional justice’
Congressional Research Service:
- RL33153| China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities—Background and Issues for Congress
- IF11582| Section 301: Tariff Exclusions on U.S. Imports from China
European Council on Foreign Relations:
Center for Strategic and International Studies:
Center for Advanced China Research:
- Taiwan + Indo-Pacific + EU China policy
- Mapping China’s place in the global semiconductor industry
- Xi’s call for common prosperity signals a new period of populism, state regulation and interventionism
- “Common prosperity” + US-China climate talks + Education reforms
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace:
Australia-China Relations Institute:
- Australia’s export exposure to China: Assessing the costs of disruption
- Australia-China monthly wrap-up: August 2021
Observer Research Foundation:
- The EU-India Connectivity Partnership: Can Brussels step up its connectivity game in the Indo-Pacific?
- Explaining the Rise of Minilaterals in the Indo-Pacific
- China’s Big Tech pledges support to common prosperity: By choice or design?
- Afghanistan crisis lingers over the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit
- China’s practice in recognising Governments: The case of Taliban
- For China, the challenge has just begun in Afghanistan
- US, China dig in their heels
- Will China’s ‘Common Prosperity’ Project Turn Out to Be a Case of ‘Cure Worse Than Disease’?
- Decrypting China’s Big Tech Crackdown – Part 1
- What is the Moon Festival? A scholar of Chinese religions explains
- AUKUS: is an arms race with China the price of ‘Global Britain’?
- The AUKUS pact, born in secrecy, will have huge implications for Australia and the region
- Why nuclear submarines are a smart military move for Australia — and could deter China further
- How big companies are targeting middle income countries to boost ultra-processed food sales
- Why pushing for an economic ‘alliance’ with the US to counter Chinese coercion would be a mistake
- China is on course to build the best cars in the world
- Friday Essay: an introduction to Confucius, his ideas and their lasting relevance
- What ancient Chinese roofs can tell us about climate change
- Russia is positioning itself as a global partner after the U.S. Afghanistan debacle
- Minerals, drugs and China: How the Taliban might finance their new Afghan government
- Understanding China’s Draft Algorithm Regulations
- Is China’s Evergrande Group Too Big to Fail?
- 19 Months Into the Pandemic, China Is Still Shutting Out US Students
- What Do Russians Think About the Relationship With China?
- China’s Foreign Minister Holds Talks in South Korea
- Giant Buddha Statue Plan Rankles Residents of Laos’ Capital: Report
- Chinese FM Winds Up Southeast Asia Trip With Stops in Cambodia, Singapore
- Is the CCP About to Rehabilitate the Cultural Revolution?
- China, Afghanistan, and the Belt and Road Initiative: Diplomacy and Reality
- Beijing Court Rules Against Woman in China #MeToo Case
- CFIUS Ramps up Oversight of China Deals in the US
- The Logic and Limitation of China’s Zero-COVID Policy
- Diplomatic Pact to Block Myanmar’s Junta From United Nations – For Now
- Property, Prestige, and ‘Common Prosperity’: China’s Real Estate Market in 2021
- Vietnam Welcomes Top Officials From China, Japan
- Easing China-US Tensions: Lessons From Nixon’s 1972 Trip
- Biden Calls Xi as China-US Relationship Grows More Fraught
- Chinese Foreign Minister Begins 3-Nation Tour of Southeast Asia
- Can CPEC Move Beyond Infrastructure?
- The Real Cause of China’s Alibaba Crackdown
- Malabar 2021 and Beyond: India’s Naval Pushback Against China
- The Biden Administration and US-China Relations in 2021
- Pay Attention to the KMT’s Chair Election
- Parsing Japan’s Support for Taiwan
- The Politics of Taiwan’s COVID-19 Response
- India Welcomes AUKUS Pact as China Deterrent
- How Sept. 11 Supercharged China’s Propaganda
- China’s Social Credit System Is Actually Quite Boring
- Neither Russia nor China Could Fill a U.S. Void in the Middle East
- U.S. and China Reach Deal to Block Myanmar’s Junta From U.N.
- China and Russia Have a Shared Playbook for Afghanistan
- China Is Hedging Its Bets in Myanmar
- China Is Disrupting the Ocean’s Blue Carbon Sink
- Is Lithuania the West’s First Line of Defense?
- Why US academics are protesting against the Department of Justice’s ‘China Initiative’
- How China became Cambodia's important ally and largest donor
- Deepening US-Vietnam ties: Less geopolitics, more human security
- Vietnam is balancing China-US rivalry with deft statecraft, but for how long?
- Russia and China in Southeast Asia: Pragmatic cooperation against US primacy
- Can the CCP avoid the Stalin curse under Xi Jinping?
- Serious consequences if Washington allows renaming of Taiwan’s US office
- Chinese academic: It’s time to make the US safe for the world
- Yasukuni Shrine visits: A mirror reflecting Sino-Japanese relations
- China's growing north-south gap: Can the north catch up?
- A zero-Covid strategy has worked in China, but will it work elsewhere?
- Chinese economics professor: The making of a moral society
- Has China done well in its vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia?
What's on Weibo:
- Meet Sister Zhang and the Heilongjiang College Room Inspection Gang
- Goodbye 996? Weibo Discussions on Changes in Overtime Work Culture
- New regulation signals China to add fewer skyscrapers
- End of an era in China's urbanization & beginning of a new one
Tracking People's Daily:
- Shaanxi Tour - State Council on Medical Insurance - Yang Jiechi to US Parties: Correct 'Wrong China Policies' - Wang Yi in Seoul - Xi Thought: PLA's Missions, Taiwan Policy & One Country Two Systems
- Building a Cyberspace Civilisation - Xi Thought: A World-Class PLA & Party's Control Over PLA - Wang meets Singapore's Lee - Student Loans - Economic Data
- Xi's Letter to Border Troops - MIIT's High-Tech Ambitions - High-Rise Restrictions - Wang Yi on SCS Code of Conduct - Xi Thought: Political Security, Black Swans & Grey Rhinos
- Ecological Compensation Mechanism - Why Nice Guys are Dangerous - Xi Thought: Strict Governance for Beautiful China & the Overall National Security Concept
- BRICS Summit - Afghan Neighbours Statement - Zhong Sheng on HK Alliance Arrests - Xi Thought: Green Development - Biden-Xi Call - Greater Mekong Subregion Meeting
- Optimising Business Environment - Bribery Crackdown - Warning Gaming & Streaming Cos - Xi Thought: Fengqiao Experience - Yangtze River Sand Mining Crackdown - Afghanistan Neighbours Meeting
Eye on China:
- India-Aus 2+2 - BRICS - Afghanistan Policy - Biden-Xi Call - US Trade Policy - State Media on 9/11 - Virtue Cultivation & Discourse Power - PLA's New Generals - Assurances & Regulatory Changes
Takshashila PLA Insight:
- What and Why of the PLA Promotions: Who got promoted, which positions are due, WTC problem: India or anti-corruption; Hypersonic Missiles; ACE, Bhutan
Beijing to Britain:
- RESHUFFLE SPECIAL: Truss in, Raab out A update on Liz Truss, the new Foreign Secretary
- Sharma in Tianjin, Raab in Pakistan, trouble in Westminster A briefing
- NEW REPORT: The UK and China's security and trade relationship: A strategic void A report review
Hong Kong Free Press:
- Short of land? Hong Kong picks on the small guy instead of challenging vested interests
- Hongkongers are patriotic; their mistake was to believe the Joint Declaration’s predictions
- Hong Kong’s fair trial rules are routinely ignored – and no offender is safe
- The Penghu Migrants Behind Kaohsiung’s Post-war Boom
- At the Edge of State Control: The Creation of the “Matsu Islands”
- 建军之本 强军之魂
- 深化税收征管改革 顺应人民群众期盼
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