Amid an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, nationalistic sentiment has been proliferating on Weibo and other Chinese social media, carefully encouraged by state media. On May 18, the state-run People’s Daily shared the following news brief on Weibo about a recent call between...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 15, 2019
Protests in Hong Kong continue in their fourth month, with more than 200 arrested over the weekend as violence continued to flare. On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 24, 2019
Ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the PRC, The Straits Times’ Danson Cheong reports on the massive October 1 Beijing military parade that will mark the occasion by displaying a new generation of China-made...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 23, 2019
The Guardian’s Lily Kuo reports on recently emerged drone footage of hundreds of blindfolded and shackled prisoners being led from a train by police. The footage, which was posted on YouTube last week, is believed to have...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 20, 2019
Days after the Solomon Islands switched diplomatic allegiance from Taipei to Beijing, the island nation of Kiribati has severed ties with Taiwan–a move that China’s foreign ministry “highly commends.”...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 16, 2019
As China accuses the U.S. of spreading “lies” about mass detention in Xinjiang after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged to take the mass incarceration of Uyghurs in the region to the United Nations, Human Rights...
by Josh Rudolph | May 22, 2019
Concerns over the implications of China’s increasing economic, cultural, and political...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 1, 2019
Amid growing concerns over an expanding influence campaign being waged by Beijing through the...
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