People’s Republic of China

Insensitive article about China underscores West’s inevitable decline

Shen Yi July 12, 2020

Insensitive article about China underscores West’s inevitable decline

Mark Beeson, a professor of international politics at the University of Western Australia, in late June published an article titled "China's charmless offensive" on The Interpreter, an online journal of the Sydney-based Lowy Institute. In this piece, the author tried to seek evidence from the writing of an...more

China can deal with the US: Scholars

Yang Yuntao and Zhang Tingting July 11, 2020

China can deal with the US: Scholars

Some people in both China and the US are worried that the trade war the US launched against China since 2018 will soon impact other areas - investment, education, science and technology, judicial matters, the Hong Kong and Xinjiang questions and more. They are concerned that it will...more

India wrong to fear losing regional countries to Chinese clout

Wang Wenwen July 11, 2020

India wrong to fear losing regional countries to Chinese clout

B R Deepak, a Sinologist and chairperson at the Institute of Chinese Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, said in an interview with me that "China's focus is not about consolidating its ties with India. It instead is concentrating on smaller countries in the vicinity. This is reflected in...more

National Security Law for Hong Kong: Bane to Subversives, Boon for Citizens

Thomas Hon Wing Polin July 8, 2020

National Security Law for Hong Kong: Bane to Subversives, Boon for Citizens

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, will imminently enact a National Security Law (NSL) for Hong Kong. For many in the Special Administrative Region, especially patriots, this will be the most hopeful day in the life of Hong Kong since its return to...more

Indian ban on Chinese apps will backfire on tech sector

Left Review Online July 7, 2020

Indian ban on Chinese apps will backfire on tech sector

Analysts said that the Indian government's ban on 59 apps developed by Chinese companies will hurt India's technology and internet start-ups as they lose Chinese investment. On Monday, India announced it would ban the apps over national security concerns. "The compilation of these data, its mining and profiling...more

US warship drills embolden regional instability

Li Kaisheng July 6, 2020

US warship drills embolden regional instability

Two US aircraft carriers - The USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups on Sunday carried out military drills in the Philippine Sea, The Japan Times reported. The US Navy seems to have adopted a high-profile military posture in the Western Pacific region. A couple of...more

Neither divorce nor decoupling realistic in China-US relations

Ling Shengli July 5, 2020

Neither divorce nor decoupling realistic in China-US relations

Voices in China and the US are talking past each other - with hot language of decoupling and divorce. Thomas L. Friedman, an opinion columnist for The New York Times, recently suggested that, "the real story is that the US and China are heading for a divorce" and...more

O’Brien attacks China’s ruling party out of ideological prejudice

Zhang Yi July 4, 2020

O’Brien attacks China’s ruling party out of ideological prejudice

It seems that the main job of US politicians these days is to discredit and attack China, and their performance is decided by the vicious language they use. US National Security Advisor Robert C. O'Brien did not show any reservation recently in attacking China and its ruling party,...more

National Security Law for HK gives ‘final say’ to central govt

Left Review Online July 3, 2020

National Security Law for HK gives ‘final say’ to central govt

China's top lawmakers on Tuesday voted unanimously to enact a draft law to safeguard national security in Hong Kong at the 20th session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, which ended on Tuesday afternoon in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a presidential decree unveiling...more

Communist Party of China marks 99th founding anniversary

Left Review Online July 2, 2020

Communist Party of China marks 99th founding anniversary

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National Security Law for HK is not a toothless tiger

Hu Xijin July 1, 2020

National Security Law for HK is not a toothless tiger

Hong Kong media reported that the Standing Committee of China's top legislature passed the national security law for Hong Kong Tuesday morning. The law will be effective from July 1, Wednesday. Wednesday is also the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China. The law will end the...more

US’ last attempt before losing hegemony

GT Staff Reporters June 30, 2020

US’ last attempt before losing hegemony

Bills to confront China have been piling up in the US Congress in the past months amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which analysts said is reflective of unrealistic yet radical appeals to contain China. Such attempts are made regardless of the sacrifices to the China-US relationships and people-to-people exchanges....more

Can India’s fragile economy survive its own ‘boycott China’ campaign?

Left Review Online June 30, 2020

Can India’s fragile economy survive its own ‘boycott China’ campaign?

(Editor's Note: Since the deadly clash between Chinese and Indian troops in the Galwan Valley on June 15, hyper-nationalism appear to have taken over India, where calls for boycotting Chinese products and footage of Indian citizens destroying TV set have been dominating social media. In China, very few take...more

India knows US won’t help it achieve its goals

Ai Jun June 28, 2020

India knows US won’t help it achieve its goals

When military commanders from China and India sat at the negotiating table on Monday night in an attempt to de-escalate border tensions, Gideon Rachman, a columnist for the Financial Times, published an article entitled "India picks a side in the new cold war," arguing "it is folly for...more

Fear, lack of confidence push US to restrict Chinese media

Liu Xin, Liu Caiyu and Fan Lingzhi June 28, 2020

Fear, lack of confidence push US to restrict Chinese media

The latest US restrictions on Chinese media that saw the listing of four more Chinese media outlets as foreign missions exposed its declining confidence and increasing fear of China, after the media's objective reports on China's effective fight against COVID-19 showed a stark contrast to US failures. Chinese...more