China invested an estimated $10 billion per year projecting its influence into the politics of overseas democracies
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Protests in Vietnam shows a latent fear of China, worries about freedom of speech and distrust of the lawmaking process
Countries like China and Russia practice a very new kind of influence projection, termed “sharp power”
Open discussion of the crackdown is forbidden in China, where by some estimates more than a thousand died
The squabbles may seem absurd and petty, but the peace between China and Taiwan has stuck for 70 years without a shot fired and indeed incredible economic benefits inuring to both Chinas and their partners abroad.
Penalties imposed by the country’s judicial system have created a chilling effect on the local community of right defenders
From VOA – ENGLISH After 18 months in detention, a court in the southern province of Sichuan
Authorities in a Muslim region have ensnared hundreds of thousands of Muslim Chinese in mass internment camps
Government officials in Taiwan have overhauled the country’s referendum process making it simpler for people to put forth initiatives when trying to make changes to the country’s laws. How will the new system work?
Germany said Thursday it would welcome the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo