Chinese Communist Party

Legislation Aims to Limit CCP Influence in Australia

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull plans to introduce legislation to limit foreign contributions to political parties. The legislation, which is modeled on the United States’ Foreign Agents Registration Act, applies to all foreign countries, but appears to be targeting Chinese influen...

CAC: Order as Important as Freedom Online

For the third year in a row, China has been ranked the world’s worst abuser of internet freedom out of 65 countries surveyed by Freedom House in their 2017 Freedom of the Net report, which this year focuses on government state disinformation campaigns. The factors that helped win China its ra...

“Hidden Ruler” Wang Huning Steps Onstage

Of the five new arrivals on China’s top Politburo Standing Committee at last month’s 19th Party Congress, none has attracted as much recent scrutiny as Wang Huning. Wang was once the youngest professor in the history of Shanghai’s elite Fudan University, coaching its debate team an...

Book Cancelation Stokes Fears of China’s Influence

As Western academic publishers contend with attempts to censor their content in China, Australian academic Clive Hamilton recently had the publication of his book canceled in response to fears of legal action from the Chinese government. Andrew Greene reports for Australian Broadcasting Corporation:...

Nelson Report on Xi and Taiwan

Duona in PingtungThree and a half hours... what did Xi say? Pretty much the usual noise... but note the last paragraph of R Bush's remarks at the bottom. I am off for my first bike vacation in months, so I won't be back til Tuesday... +++++++++++++++++++++++++THE TAIWAN QUESTION...came up in forcefu...