May 31, 2019
David Gitter, Julia Bowie, Brock Erdahl, Sandy Lu
People’s Daily issued a commentary furthering warnings that China will leverage its dominance of the rare earth mineral market in the trade conflict with the US (see Propaganda Work section).
May 17, 2019
Party media ran multiple articles this week on the US-China trade war, each signaling that China is reluctant but willing to turn to more aggressive measures and prepared to engage in a protracted fight (...
January 4, 2019
[At the Mandarin Oriental, Taipei, Taiwan by Winston Chen on Unsplash]
Xi Jinping Gives Speech Marking 40th Anniversary of the “Open Letter to Taiwan Compatriots”
1.2 Xi Jinping doubled down on the g...
December 21, 2018
[An exhibit commemorating Reform and Opening Up/Xinhua]
40th Anniversary of Reform and Opening Up
Ren Zhongping: The Common Undertaking of Hundreds of Millions: Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Reform and Opening Up...
May 11, 2018
Kim Jong-un made a surprise visit to China to meet with Xi Jinping. State media reports of the visit emphasize China’s integral role in affairs on the Korean peninsula ahead of the anticipated summ...
December 17, 2017
The CCP Politburo meeting on 8 December discussed economic work in 2018, and stated that work would persist in the new development concept and ensuring stability.
China’s Supreme People’s Proc...