Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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Analysts Voice Concern Over Draft National Security Law

On May 7, China released the second draft of a wide-reaching new national security law for public consultation (for an English rendering, see China Law Translate, where a full translation is already well underway). Last month, after an internal second reading of the draft, Reuters reported that the law would focus on “harmful moral standards,” and noted that the

May 7, 2015

China to Get Tougher on Eco-unfriendly Officials

Following the release of new State Council regulations seeking to promote more ecologically friendly development strategies, the South China Morning Post’s Li Jing reports that government officials will now face punishment for decisions that negatively impact the environment: The State Council, the mainland’s chief administrative authority, said the officials

May 6, 2015

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