Op Ed

Chinese wolf diplomats give proof of their wild behaviour

By: Yang Jianli On October 8th, the Taiwanese representative office in Fiji held a National Day reception, during the reception, two Chinese diplomats tried to force their way into the event, made rude comments and engaged in a scuffle with the staff of Taiwanese...

Xi continues Purging of Officials to tighten Grip on Power

By: Jianli Yang The Fifth Plenary Session of the Nineteenth Central Committee of the Communist Party of China will be held in Beijing on October 26. The political churning within Party has already begun with the replacement, transfers and dismissals of personnel in...

The Diplomat: It’s Time for an International Human Rights Alliance to Defend Democracy

By: Times Wang & Jianli Yang | Oct 23, 2020 As the U.S. election enters its closing stages, both campaigns have been relatively silent about the main foreign policy question facing the country: the People’s Republic of China (PRC). One reason is, of course, that...

Daily Clout: Be Wary of China’s Environmental Bargain

By Jianli Yang & Aaron Rhodes World environmentalists seemed encouraged when Chinese Communist Party boss Xi Jinping told the UN General Assembly that China will achieve zero net carbon emissions by 2060. But the Chinese state under Xi can hardly be considered a...