News on China from April 3rd and 4th: headlines are in no particular order, excerpts are all sections I have highlighted from the articles and put into my own words. Despite Growing Pains, Megacities Rise in Urbanizing China (Caixin Global) //The authorities want farmers to move out of the country side to free up farm … More The Feed: April 3rd and 4th China News
Ruining Trump and Xi’s April 6th and 7th diplomatic proceedings at Mar-a-largo through an underground nuclear test would be too easy for North Korea, and yet, the meeting between the North’s eternal enemy and now fraught friend is set against a backdrop of circumstances that presents this very opportunity. … More Would North Korea Snub China with Another Weapons Test?
As it stands now, Taiwan has everything to lose from the United States’ inaction.
… More No, Taiwan is Not a Geopolitical Pawn, Lets Talk About Coercive Diplomacy
China’s Credit Crisis, ICBM MIRV (10)’s, new VPN restrictions, birth-rate busts, and 2016 economic snapshot … More Weekly Wrap Up Jan. 22 – Feb. 5
A Book Break down (so you don’t have to!), so you can save time & money. … More Book Breakdown: The China Challenge
This Weekly Wrap Up is jam-packed with trending news: Trump, Chinese manufacturing in India, and Mao-era GDP inflations! … More Weekly Wrap Up Jan 8-21
Information wars and trade wars are just the beginning for this week’s Weekly Wrap Up. … More Weekly Wrap Up: (Jan 1-7)
4 Sept. 2016 (5 Sept. US time) Hong Kong elected 30 pro-democracy candidates to the Legistlative Council, including prominent members from the 2014 Umbrella Revolution. With only 40 electable positions, Hong Kong has shown that it remains steadfast in its pro-independent ideals. … More Hong Kong’s New Legislative Blood
Here are some of this week’s headlines not covered in the PDB … More Weekly Wrap up # 1 (29 Aug. – 4 Sept.)
Hangzhou, China hosts the G20 summit on Sept. 4th. Despite various human rights groups’ insistence that world leaders utilize this opportunity to confront the PRC on unresolved humanitarian issues, the PRC has insisted that members of the G20 avoid sensitive topics or international disputes. Expect world leaders to comply. … More The Diplomatic Value in Hangzhou’s G20 Facelift