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China: Daily Scan, October 7, 2021

Senior Chinese diplomat meets U.S. national security advisor: Xinhuanet October 7, 2021 Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, met here Wednesday with U.S. National Security Advisor...

China: Daily Scan, October 5, 2021

U.S. trade chief seeks "frank conversations" with China: Xinhuanet October 5, 2021 U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai said on Monday that the United States seeks "frank conversations" with the Chinese side on issues including...

China: Daily Scan, October 4, 2021

Senior Chinese political advisor under probe: Xinhuanet October 2, 2021 Fu Zhenghua, deputy head of the Committee on Social and Legal Affairs of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, is being investigated...

China: Daily Scan, September 30, 2021

Xi stresses improving biosecurity risk control, management system: Xinhuanet September 29, 2021 Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has stressed efforts to improve the country's risk control and...

From Mask to Vaccine Diplomacy: A Critical Year Ahead for China

The year 2020 will go down in the history of China as an “extraordinary year”. The passing year started with the onslaught of coronavirus throughout China and eventually it spread to the world. (The virus had started spreading since November 2019.)...

China and the International Human Rights Regime

Introduction China’s rise marked by the combination of high economic development, swift modernisation and authoritarian political structure has been highly attractive for other developing states to imbibe and follow course. In reality however, the...

Cooperation on New Technologies, will India choose BRICS or D10?

As the Indian External Affairs Ministry prepares for the BRICS Foreign Minister’s Meeting, Beijing has proposed to set up an Innovation Base to strengthen the grouping’s cooperation on 5G, digital economy, Artificial Intelligence, information...

Has a Cold War Started between U.S. and China?

China-U.S. relations are deteriorating at a rapid pace and some scholars have wondered whether we are witnessing the beginnings of Cold War 2 between the two biggest economies? On 21st July 2020, the U.S. State Department ordered that Chinese...

Coronavirus and the Delayed “Two Sessions” of China

Every year, the two biggest annual meetings of China takes place in March for two weeks, together they are called the “Two Sessions” or Lianghui. The two sessions include the plenary sessions of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 29, 2020

Economic IMF says pandemic may skew economic data and cause them to be less accurate The coronavirus pandemic “has disrupted the production of many key statistics,” the International Monetary Fund said in a blog post this week. The IMF explained...

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