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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Australia Mulls Response to Feared Chinese Influence

In recent years, concerns have been mounting over China’s increasing soft cultural influence in Australia—including perceived editorial sway in local Chinese-language media, donations from the Beijing and CCP-tied tycoons to public universities, and allegedly Party-sponsored protests on political issues such as the South China Sea. Meanwhile, concerns

September 27, 2017 2:31 PM

Guo Wengui Demands Rule of Law, Press Freedom, More

CDT cannot verify any information presented by Guo Wengui.  In another video message over the weekend, real estate tycoon Guo Wengui, who has known ties to state security agencies, presented the first in what he is calling a “2017 Guo Wengui Global Exposé Series,” in which he presents apparent documentation to back up some of his explosive claims about corruption

September 25, 2017 10:50 PM