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Denghua Zhang

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China’s coronavirus ‘COVID-19 diplomacy’ in the Pacific

As the largest new player in the region, this paper briefly examines China’s ‘COVID-19 diplomacy’ and argues that the pandemic may have geopolitical consequences.
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A cautious new approach: China's growing trilateral aid cooperation

This publication examines a little-known dimension of China’s foreign policy: trilateral aid cooperation.
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Assessing China’s climate change aid to the Pacific

Climate change has become an increasingly important part of China-Pacific relations in recent years and now features prominently in high-level visits between the two sides.
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Comparing China’s and Taiwan’s aid to the Pacific

The diplomatic tug-of-war between China and Taiwan is expected to intensify in the Pacific in the foreseeable future.
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A new trend: Pacific Island language teaching as part of the Belt and Road Initiative

While much of the spotlight is on the impact of the BRI overseas, this paper takes a unique approach by discussing the start of an ambitious Pacific Island country (PIC) language-teaching program in China, and offering a brief case study of Samoan language teaching.