Neican Brief: all issues

Through August 2021

2021

  • August 31: algorithm | fan circle | Xi Thought in curriculum | online gaming

  • August 24: Common prosperity | AfPak | online privacy

  • August 17: Celebrity and nationalism | Disaggregating "Chinese influence" | Dissenting intellectuals | Sexual assault

  • August 3: Regulations | Visits | Asia-capability in Australia

  • July 27: Three Child | Cyber attribution | Competitive purchase | MeToo

  • July 13: Polls | LGBTQ accounts | Data regulation | Olympics boycotts

  • July 6: Xi's Centenary Speech | Didi and tech | freedom of speech

  • June 29: Centennary | HK | Kiwifruit

  • June 18: Struggle | G7 | China Initiative | Australia-China survey

  • June 13: Anti-sanctions | Gaokao | Education | Industry policy

  • June 4: Three Child | Discursive Power | June 4 | Lie Down |Yang

  • May 21: census | human rights | conspiracy | propaganda

  • May 7: May 4th | War talks | Port of Darwin | New Zelealand

  • April 28: Tsinghua | Countering China | Victoria BRI | Wen Jiabao

  • April 20: historical nihilism | patriarchy & misogyny | Chinese-Australians in the public service

  • April 12: Alibaba fine | Huawei and Ericsson | public opinion on military affairs

  • March 31: Sanctions & counter-sanctions | Russia | Iran

  • March 22: Anti-Asian racism | US-China (allies), trials of Canadians, formalism & bureaucratism

  • March 15: Demography | hukou | Lei Feng | Uyghur genocide

  • March 8: Two Sessions | poverty alleviation | Hong Kong (electoral reform) | delivery drivers

  • February 26: Party history | Hua Guofeng | rural issues & food security | heroes and martyrs

  • February 19: Centenary narrative | Securitisation of research | IP protection, Spring Festival Gala | CCP leadership

  • February 12: Taiwan | debt diplomacy | vaccine diplomacy | Young Pioneers | Clubhouse

  • February 6: Xinjiang | Chinese Australians | CGTN in UK | CICIR | “feminisation"

  • January 27: law in Xi’s China | Australia’s China policy | Science and China connections | economic data | Boys Love and Danmei

  • January 19: Strategic vision and Xi’s timescape ( Two Centenary Goals) | US strategy for the Indo-Pacific | Sanctions and anti-sanctions

  • January 12: the Capitol | Hong Kong arrests | United Front regulations | Labour rights & 996

  • January 5: China-EU investment treaty | Chinese-Australians in the APS | Citizen journalist Zhang Zhan

2020

  • December 21: Nanjing Massacre | democratic solidarity | Zoom & censorship | CCP members

  • December 14: Politburo meeting | overseas lending | Chinese journalist

  • December 6: Zhao tweet | visa restrictions | MeToo | Archaeology

  • November 30: social credit system | China studies | perspectives from China

  • November 23: 14 grievances | US’ "China Challenge" | Shi Yinhong

  • November 16: Hong Kong lawmakers ousted | monopoly regulation | RCEP & EAS | foreign interference

  • November 9: US-China relation under Biden | Ant Group IPO | Australia-China trade | foreign interference

  • November 1: Fifth Plenum | 14th FYP | disinformation | pro-Trump and anti-CCP alliance

  • October 26: Cross-strait relations | Korean War | nationalism online

  • October 19: Chinese-Australians | Shenzhen: 40th anniversary | Beijing’s assessment of American power

  • October 11: National consciousness | domestic violence | views on China

  • October 5: US Presidential Debate | Fifth Plenum | Archaeology

  • September 27: Ethnic minorities | Ren Zhiqiang | Global Data Security Initiative | climate change

  • September 20: CCP and economy | WeChat and TikTok bans | 'Data leak'

  • September 13: Journalists in Australia | Scientists in the US | China-India border dispute | Mulan

  • September 6: China's military | minority language education | ideological and political education | China-Europe

  • August 30: Internal circulation & self-reliance | science fiction & role of art | subnational relations with China

  • August 23: State capitalism | rectification campaign | Guo Wengui | LGBTQ

  • August 16: Hong Kong | food wastage | Confucius Institute | justice in China | Taiwan

  • August 9: Technology decoupling | Beidaihe summit | Wang Yi’s interview | academic freedom | Shiji

  • August 2: TikTok | two eras for US-China relations | Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps | Fifth Plenum | Lee Teng-hui | Hong Kong

  • July 26: US-China consulate tit-for-tat | Pompeo speech | researcher indictments | Fulbright

  • July 19: TikTok | CCP membership | Mao swim

  • July 12: Human rights | TikTok | dynastic cycle | Xu Zhangrun

  • July 5: Hong Kong’s national security law | birth control in Xinjiang | teaching history, Australian defense posture | India's app ban

  • June 28: Human cost of US-China rivalry | ASIO raid | Lowy poll | Canadian hostages

  • June 21: Xi thought | China-India escalation | DNA collection | US-China | cyber attacks

  • June 14: China's future-past (Cai Xia) | online content (Zoom & Twitter) | scientists and researchers

  • June 7: June 4th, US protests, coordinating democracies, stock exchanges

  • May 31: National People’s Congress | US measures (on Hong Kong) | China-India | Chinese students in the US

  • May 24: Economic priorities | Hong Kong national security law | US’ strategic approach to China | COVID inquiry

  • May 17: Politburo meeting | Australia-China trade | space ambitions | Hong Kong

  • May 10: WeChat surveillance | CICIR report on competition | media war | cyber espionage

  • May 3: Two sessions | Australia-China diplomatic row | press freedom | military budget & readiness

  • April 26: Independent inquiry on COVID | Party historiography | Party/people | nationalist harassment

  • April 19: GDP | “Wolf Warrior” diplomacy | letters | Hong Kong

  • April 12: Ren Zhiqiang | xenophobia | WHO | human rights panel

  • April 5: COVID-19 & racism | US-China cooperation | Cyber sovereignty, Hungary

  • March 29: COVID & China’s relations | divergent responses | foreign influence/interference | community of shared future

  • March 22: COVID-19 update | expelling journalists | scientists | reclaiming Dr Li

  • March 15: COVID-19 propaganda | Xi in Wuhan | censorship and "translations" | new US Xinjiang bill

  • March 8: Women in China | gratitude education | US-China media war | Xinjiang and modern slavery | KMT’s cross-strait policies

  • March 1: Gui Minhai | China’s billionaires | Sun Yang | arrests of pro-democracy figures in Hong Kong

  • February 24: US-China-Europe | WSJ journalists expelled | US designation of Chinese media | more Xinjiang leaks

  • February 16: COVID-19 & theatre of state power | Chinese military hacking | CIA spying/Huawei | US leadership

  • February 9: death of Dr Li Wenliang | censorship | propaganda

  • February 2: Coronavirus | research collaboration | Huawei and 5G | China and international organisations

  • January 26: Coronavirus | party-state censorship overseas | ex-Interpol President.

  • January 19: Forbidden City scandal | US-China trade deal: phase one | GDP & population | Coronavirus.

  • January 12: Taiwan’s election | Beijing on US-Iran tensions | Spring Festival |Indonesia-China in the South China Sea | continuing Wang saga.

  • January 5: CCP ideology | medical infection rumours | Twitter public diplomacy

2019

  • December 29: “People’s Leader” | forced prison labour | egg freezing | China-South Korea-Japan trilateral relations

  • December 22: intellectual freedom | one country, two systems | pork crisis | military modernisation | sports censorship

  • December 15: US-China decoupling | trade deal phase one | China’s 2020 economic agenda | book-burning | hostage diplomacy

  • December 8: China’s economic policy in 2020 | China-Russia relations | Xinjiang’s human catastrophe | momentum of Hong Kong protests