Chinese government

“How Much Is It Worth to Stay in China’s Markets?”

Last month, German carmaker Daimler repeatedly apologized for hurting Chinese feelings, disavowing any "support, assistance, aid or help to anyone who intentionally subverts or attempts to subvert China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity." Its offense was to include a quote from the...

Cardinal Rebukes Vatican-China Deal

The Vatican and China have held ongoing talks in recent years over the status of the appointment of bishops in the country. A breakthrough was made this month with the Vatican poised to strike a deal with China that would allow the Chinese government to appoint bishops. This development comes after...

Detained Publisher Gui Minhai: Sweden ‘Using Me Like a Chess Piece’

Gui Minhai, one of the five booksellers and publishers associated with Hong Kong’s Mighty Current Media and Causeway Bay bookstore who were detained from abroad in 2015 to reappear in custody in China, was last month again taken into official custody while traveling from Ningbo to Beijing by tr...

People of the Week: The Feminist Five

CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of public intellectuals, cartoonists, human rights activists, and other people pushing for change in China. The wiki is a work in progress. 女权五姐妹 The Feminist Five Prior to the release of the fi...

Martin Hála on CEFC and CCP Influence in Eastern Europe

Martin Hála is the founder and director of Project Sinopsis, a joint project between AcaMedia and the Institute of East Asian Studies at Charles University in Prague that seeks to inform the Czech public about China and its burgeoning role in the region. Hála is a sinologist who has studied in Pra...