China Analysis Digest #20
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- Date range: July 9-15, 2021
- Sources scanned: 86
- Content: 202 publications from 44 sources
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Made in China Journal:
- 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:
Pew Research Center:
- UN Human Rights Clash Strains Credibility of Chinese Diplomacy
- Early Warning Brief: The PLA’s Military Diplomacy Under COVID-19
- The CCP's Shifting Priorities: An Analysis of Politburo Group Study Sessions
- The PRC Leverages Taiwan's Water Crisis to Promote Cross-Strait Integrated Development
- Giving Precision Munitions ‘Eyes’ and a ‘Brain’: The State of PLA Research on Military Target Recognition
- A Chinese film removes scenes featuring a young Mao Zedong
- Deep in rural China, bitcoin miners are packing up
- In China, patriotic nostalgia is big business
- The Philippines’ secret weapon against Chinese incursions
- China is not happy about Myanmar’s coup
- Does China actively promote its way of governing — and do other countries listen?
- The Cold War is a poor analogy for today’s U.S.-China tensions
Australian Financial Review:
- Olympic glory: Tokyo’s success is a win for Beijing
- China’s law on conscription under revision
- Xi and beyond
- Whatever happened to the South China Sea ruling?
- China’s forced invisibility of LGBTQ communities on social media
East Asia Forum:
Pearls and Irritations:
- Rule of law in Hong Kong: Judicial safety and foreign hypocrites
- What did we do to China?
- Henry Kissinger marks 50 years since first China visit with call for talks to avoid ‘catastrophe’
- Peak Sinophobia in Australia?
- The battle of the two lines: media comments on the Communist Party of China
- How accurate is western media on China?
- Kishore Mahbubani: Can America lose to China?
- A close run thing in Hong Kong in 2019.
- China is killing its tech golden goose
- Crafting a way ahead for effective Australian deterrence against Chinese threats
- Despite Some Stumbles, China’s Once-Popular Skating Rinks Roll On
- China’s 10-Year Campaign to Nourish Rural School Kids
- In One Collapsing Village, the Other Side of China’s Rise
- How the Chili Pepper Conquered China
- Why the Three-Child Policy Is Just a Start
- The ‘Minor’ Events That Had a Major Impact on Sino-American History
- On China’s Internet, Bad Parenting Advice Is a Big Problem
- China’s Cosmetic Surgery Trends Are Getting Riskier — and Weirder
China Digital Times:
- China’s rare earth hub is rolling out massive subsidies to fix the industry’s Achilles heel
- Hong Kong’s first national security trial is debating Malcolm X’s legacy
- Some Chinese cities won’t allow kids with unvaccinated parents back into schools
- China’s Anta is about to become more valuable than Adidas
- Why Taiwan’s tech giants had to step in to source vaccines for the government
- A new US-Europe rare earths supply chain is using a “very Chinese model” to counter China
- The US blacklists 23 more Chinese companies for suspected abuses in Xinjiang
Politico China Watcher:
Politico China Direct:
The Wire China:
- The Road to Beijing
- The Moment Something Like Hope Germinated
- Winston Lord on the ‘Geopolitical Earthquake’ of Kissinger’s Secret Visit
- The Meeting of East and West
- Lines of Communication
- Pakistan bus explosion kills at least nine Chinese; Beijing blames bomb
- Convenience Bee — China’s first truly successful cashier-less store chain?
- Power of symbolism: The swim that changed Chinese history
- U.S. to issue risky business warning for Hong Kong
- Chinese cities announce vaccine requirements for public places, setting off debate about freedom and vaccination inequality
- U.S. warship ‘sent away with a warning’ by China as Biden backs Trump policy on South China Sea
- Didi debacle highlights weaknesses in regulatory coordination, but it’s not decoupling
- Chinese man faces no charges after attempted girlfriend abduction caught on camera
- Meet Jia Ling, the woman who shattered box office records
- China responds to U.K.’s call to boycott Beijing Olympics
- The Great Financial Decoupling?
- COVID-19 origins and the state of science reporting in China
- Hong Kong: Brace for incoming!
- ByteDance finally reads the room and cancels six-day work weeks
Congressional Research Service:
- IF10275| Taiwan: Political and Security Issues
- R42784| U.S.-China Strategic Competition in South and East China Seas: Background and Issues for Congress
Center for Strategic and International Studies:
- Progress Report on China’s Type 003 Carrier
- Assessing Chinese-Russian Military Exercises: Past Progress and Future Trends
- Alternatives to China’s tech authoritarianism a priority for transatlantic action
- Jan Weidenfeld on transatlantic China policy
- EU-China Weekly Review: EU connectivity initiative + Values issues + Lithuania
- China-EU third-party agreements – second time unlucky?
- Mind the Gap: Priorities for Transatlantic China Policy
- Xi’s new slogan for China’s trajectory: "Time and momentum are on our side"
- Helena Legarda on China’s new concept of comprehensive national security
Australia-China Relations Institute:
- Australia-China monthly wrap-up: June 2021
- Perspectives | Implications of the new wave of nationalism in the People’s Republic of China for Australian companies
Observer Research Foundation:
- We had a One China policy for long. It’s time for a relook
- India as the strongest link to counter China
- Chinese nationalism, with socialist characteristics?
- Diplomacy gone amiss: Story of Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines
- The China-Pakistan Partnership Continues to Deepen
- A new high in Japan’s security ties with Taiwan
- Facial recognition for gamers, app store bans for Didi: what’s behind China’s recent crackdown on big tech?
- ‘To get rich is glorious’: how Deng Xiaoping set China on a path to rule the world
- Semiconductors: Chinese takeover of UK’s leading chipmaker doesn’t need a security review – here’s why
- Some Chinese Shun Grueling Careers for ‘Low-Desire Life’
- Measuring the Scale of Chinese Transnational Repression
- At the Nexus of Military-Civil Fusion and Technological Innovation in China
- Great Power Competition Doesn’t Have to Be Bad
- Prime Minister Modi Plays the ‘Tibet Card’ Again
- China Tightens Border Controls as COVID-19 Surges in Myanmar
- China’s Afghanistan Gambit
- What to Expect From China’s New Anti-Sanctions Law
- Returning to Multilateralism to Ensure Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Access
- China’s 709 Crackdown Is Still Going On
- The China-Pakistan Partnership Continues to Deepen
- How Are Taiwan’s Diplomatic Allies Faring in the Great Vaccine Race?
- The United States Can’t Afford the Brutal Price of Chinese Solar Panels
- Will the United States and Europe Break Up Over China?
- The Undeniable Pessimism of Angela Merkel
- Chinese-U.S. Split Is Forcing Singapore to Choose Sides
- Taro Aso’s Taiwan Slip Was Likely Deliberate
- U.S. Blunts China’s Vaccine Diplomacy in Latin America
- U.S.-China Competition Can Still Produce Climate Wins
- Does Beijing’s Belligerent Birthday Party Herald a New Arms Race?
- China Fires Back at Biden with Conspiracy Theories About Maryland Lab
- Hong Kongers losing their voice as district councillors quit?
- SEA nations may need to pick a side as US-China rivalry intensifies
- Can China hold its own without the US?
- China is not the answer to America's problems
- Why the world will face a global leadership vacuum
- The most outstanding of CCP leaders?
- Indonesia-US Maritime Training Centre: A sign of Indonesia's independent and active foreign policy
- Chinese ambassador Hong Xiaoyong on CPC’s centenary: Towards a brighter future
- What’s stopping Hong Kong from fixing its housing crisis?
- Why the Vietnamese embrace US vaccines but shun Chinese ones
- When doing business in China, beware of patriotic netizens
What's on Weibo:
Tracking People's Daily:
- State Council Wants Local Govts to Tighten Belts - UFWD Meeting on Development - Wang Yi at SCO - India-China Talks - Pakistan 'Attack'
- Xi Talks to Zelensky & Erdogan - Foreign Trade - Afghanistan's Impact on C. Asia - July 1 Speech & Xi's 'Major Theoretical Innovation'
- Ideological & Political Work Guidelines - H1 Trade Data - SCS & Winning the 'Strategic Initiative' - Vaccines Deal with GAVI
- Grassroots Governance - Apple Daily - United Front Work - Legal System with Chinese Characteristics
- Xi's Tech Focus - PLA Must Study July 1 Speech - Chinese Media's Social Responsibility Performance - Zhong Sheng Commentary on HK
The India China Newsletter:
Eye on China:
- Tibet - WTC Changes - Afghanistan - Didi Saga - European Outreach - Political Parties Summit - RRR & Defaults - 'Patriotic Education' - Media Responsibility - South Asia Poverty Alleviation Center
Takshashila PLA Insight:
- PLA Promotions: Profiles; Arms Control, Military Diplomacy, Military-Political Work, Precision Munitions Eyes and Brain, Submarines; Conscription
Hong Kong Free Press:
- Out of the shadows: How China’s Communist Party is now claiming credit for the Hong Kong success story
- Taiwan and the Pandemic: Impact on Businesses and the Economy
- The WHO Approval and Support for China’s COVID-19 Vaccines in Taiwan
- Taiwan’s Boosting Economy Amid the Prolonged Global Pandemic Crisis
- A Wake-Up Call to Improve Factory Working Procedures in a Time of Crisis
- The Political and Economic Implications from Taiwan’s Covid-19 resilience performance
- 二五 宝玉黛玉在床上
- 《1937，延安对话》：珍贵史料 映照初心
- 统筹指导构建新发展格局 推进种业振兴 推动青藏高原生态环境保护和可持续发展
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