brief

brief

analysis of Chinese current affairs
Aug
09

Brief #122: Tensions over Taiwan put China’s crisis management capability to the test

The current crisis over Taiwan looks set to be worse than the last one. In 1995, China fired missiles after
3 min read
Aug
05

Brief #121: Tangshan Incident and Women’s Rights in China

In the early hours of June 10, a man approached a young woman with unwanted sexual advances at a local
4 min read
Jul
17

Brief #120: Lessons from Ukraine: How Businesses Can Prepare for a Taiwan Crisis

Russia’s war against Ukraine has disrupted global supplies of oil, gas and wheat, driving record increases in European energy
2 min read
Jul
13

Brief #119: Party Numbers 2021

The Central Organization Department published its annual Statistics Bulletin of the Communist Party of China (中国共产党党内统计公报) on June 29. The
5 min read
Jul
08

Brief #118: Australian views of China in 2022

How do Australians see China in 2022?
3 min read
Jul
05

Brief #117: What “Run”ology Tells Us about China’s Youth

“Run”ology (润学)is an anodyne neologism coined by Chinese netizens in early 2022 to describe the “art” of emigrating
2 min read
Jun
01

Brief #116: From Zero-COVID to Stabilising the Economy

Zero-COVID vs economy; elite politics
3 min read
May
30

Brief #115: Politburo meeting (May 27, 2022) on political consultation

Regulation on Political Consultation Work of the Communist Party of China
4 min read
May
24

Brief #114: State Council Executive Meeting (reported May 23)

Stabilising the economy
1 min read
May
19

Brief #113: Xi's economic priorities

On Sunday, May 15, the Communist Party’s flag journal Qiushi published an article by Xi Jinping titled Correctly Understanding
5 min read