More than a month into the Biden administration and as Chinese top leaders meet for the annual “Two Sessions” top political meetings in Beijing, it appears that protracted U.S.-China tensions are here to stay. Last...
by John Chan | Jan 12, 2021
China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published new rules this weekend that would allow it to prohibit companies’ compliance with foreign laws that stop them from trading with China. The rules were an apparent...
by John Chan | Dec 17, 2020
China has officially banned the importation of Australian coal, striking at the heart of the country’s energy sector. The decision, announced on Monday, escalates the Australia-China trade war that began after Canberra...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 27, 2019
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 24, 2018
On Monday, South China Morning Post’s Jane Cai reported various deficiencies in the advice...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 5, 2011
An editorial at Bloomberg Businessweek argues that China’s rise should be less troubling to the West than possible alternatives: In short, China’s export-driven model could fall apart before consumers are able to...
by Mo Ming | Aug 30, 2006
From New Economist: I warned of this back in February (see From ‘bra wars’ to ‘shoe wars’) and now it seems increasingly likely: a ‘shoe war’ with China and Vietnam. Clearly, the European Commisison has learned nothing from last year’s bra wars debacle. Helena Spongenberg of the EU Observer website reports Brussels pushes ahead on […]
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- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods