This report provides an in-depth look at the increasingly sophisticated censorship methods being used on foreign embassies on Weibo and provides a series of recommendations for foreign governments, including Australia, to address these policy challenges.
China’s growing influence is a delicate puzzle for the international community, which must welcome a transformed power without acquiescing in the destruction of the global diplomatic infrastructure. This report claims that New Zealand’s business, political and intellectual elite have all been targeted by the Chinese...
China gave up its emperors centuries ago but now it appears to be preparing to anoint a new one — its current president Xi Jinping.
In part two of his examination of the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, Lindsay Hughes examines Beijing’s message and some of its international ramifications.
The recently-concluded Congress of the Chinese Communist Party saw President Xi consolidate his power and set China on a revised and ambitious path, one perceived as more becoming of a superpower. Such a move also presents risks for the region and for China itself.
This paper is a detailed analysis of the change in China’s political and policy making system as well as the emergence of key economic policy makers during the Xi Jinping era. It also explores how policy is made in China’s complexed and multilayered system through...