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Belt and Road Initiative

China’s BRI in Israel-Palestine

SOAS alumna Jacinthe Nourrit explores the geo-economic opportunities and geopolitical uncertainties of Chinese encroachment in the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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Hong Kong

A blow to media freedom

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy paper Apple Daily has published its final edition. The news led to much criticism of China in the international press, writes Duncan Bartlett.

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International Relations

The G-7 steps up pressure on China

The recent G7 summit ended with a series of rebukes for China’s actions in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, as well as grand plan to counter the Belt and Road Initiative, writes Duncan Bartlett.

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Panda Diplomacy

A Pregnant Panda is a Political Animal

China views its pandas as “special envoys” to countries like Japan. Duncan Bartlett considers the diplomatic implications if one of Tokyo’s star attractions, Shin Shin, has another cub this summer.

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China Debate

Is China’s economic rise sustainable?

Turing its back on reform and opening up for a highly centralised and controlled totalitarian system may prove to be the deepest of all flaws in China’s aspirational economic model, writes George Magnus.

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