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Translation: Long Lockdowns in China’s Border Towns

As China doubles down on its zero-COVID policy, Shanghai struggles through a sixth week of lockdown, and Beijing expands mass testing and targeted closures, many smaller Chinese cities and towns have endured much longer periods...

Interview: Laura Murphy on Forced Labor in Xinjiang

Evidence of human rights abuses against Uyghurs and other ethnic groups in Xinjiang has significantly increased over the past five years. As documented by researchers and human rights groups, the Chinese government has subjected...

U.K. Weighs Profit vs. Principle as Li Keqiang Visits

Li Keqiang’s three-day visit to the U.K. got into full swing on Tuesday, with the Chinese premier meeting both the Queen and his British counterpart David Cameron. Deals and declarations were announced, covering trade...

Solar-Panel Dispute Burns Hole in EU Strategy

At The Wall Street Journal, Matthew Dalton reports that the EU’s watering-down of plans for steep tariffs on Chinese solar-panels, which it claims are dumped in European markets due to illegal government subsidies, shows...

China to Build $5 Billion EU Beachhead in Belarus

As premier Li Keqiang visits Germany amid economic tensions between China and Europe, Bloomberg’s Aliaksandr Kudrytski reports on China’s part in building a new city near the Belarusian capital of Minsk. The...

Chinese SOEs Major Losers in 2012

The Economist highlights a new book on the scale and effects of subsidies to China’s state-owned enterprises, which its authors estimate amounted to more than $300 billion between 1985 and 2005: The Chinese government does...

California’s ‘Chinese Dream’

After California Governor Jerry Brown led a delegation to China earlier this month in a effort to stimulate economic interaction – and especially Chinese FDI in California, Truman National Security Project fellow Dean...

Gov. Brown Sees China as Ticket to High-Speed Railway

On a weeklong trade mission to China, California Governor Jerry Brown is seeking to promote Chinese investment in the U.S. state’s enormous but struggling economy, and Chinese media has been taking note. On Friday in...

China Won’t Forsake North Korea

Tensions between North Korea and China have been on the rise due to the recent nuclear test by Pyongyang. As a result, China has voiced support for the U.N. Security Council’s resolution that would impose tougher sanctions on...

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