On China

Chinese politics in 2024: Indications from the ‘Two Sessions’

Charles Parton investigates the political priorities of the CCP for the rest of 2024 in light of this year’s ‘Two Sessions’

Chinese cellular (IoT) modules: Countering the threat

Charles Parton OBE investigates the threat Chinese CIMs pose to the UK as well as other free and open countries

China’s National People’s Congress and the economy: Short change

George Magnus investigates the National People’s Congress of 2024 and what it said about the direction of China’s economy

Taiwan’s 2024 election

Elizabeth Lindley looks at what the main parties competing in the Taiwanese elections seek to achieve and the likely implications of the vote

Taiwan: The facts of history versus Beijing’s myths

Gerrit van der Wees demystifies Taiwan’s complex history and debunks Beijing’s incessant propaganda points and myths

Slicing away at the status quo: Beijing’s cross-strait strategy

Gray Sergeant analyses how Beijing’s strategy across the Taiwan Strait has evolved since the summer of 2022

Plateau China: Reform in the ten years after the Third Plenum of 2013

Charles Parton analyses what to expect at the Third Plenum of 2023, and where China stands ten years after the Third Plenum of 2013

The ‘People’s War on Terror’ in Xinjiang: A model for China?

Dr Hannah Theaker investigates the roots and future of repression in Xinjiang conducted by the Chinese Communist Party

De-dollarisation would upend the global economy

George Magnus argues that the US dollar will remain the world’s dominant currency for the foreseeable future

Negotiating with Chinese – some practical considerations

Charles Parton OBE gives advice for undertaking negotiations with representatives of the Chinese Communist Party