John Gittings examines to what extent Chinese policy in three fields, nuclear, climate change, and pandemics, includes an awareness and assessment of existential risk.
Chi Zhang argues that Yique’s Chinese socialist slogans graffiti that appeared in Brick Lane was artwork rather than propaganda.
Avital Avina explores the use of propaganda imagery to combat disease and promote hygiene in China.
Chuang Men comments that China’s financial regulatory reform of 2023 is not novel compared to previous reforms.
A new report by the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Transformation Index (BTI) has identified considerable declines in the quality of democracy worldwide. Hauke Hartmann comments on the role of Russia and China.
Emeritus Professor Tim Barrett comments on the fallout from Chinese tycoon Wang Xing’s citation of a Tang dynasty era poem on book burning.
China is retaliating against prominent figures in Britain, the EU and other countries who have criticised its actions in Hong Kong and Xinjiang. Duncan Bartlett considers the diplomatic implications.
Ethical Western shoppers should choose brands that are being punished in China for showing corporate social responsibility, writes Professor Steve Tsang.