Xi Jinping

MERICS Interview: Documenting China’s Influence in Europe

The Chinese government’s growing influence over Europe is beginning to receive closer scrutiny, thanks in large part to the work of researchers such as those at the Mercator Institute for Chinese Studies (MERICS) in Berlin and the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi). MERICS and GPPi jointly wrot...

Hong Kong June 4 Vigil Turnout Up From Last Year, Despite Challenges

Hong Kong’s annual candlelight vigil in commemoration of the lives lost in the crackdown on protesters in Beijing on June 4, 1989 this year attracted 115,000 people–5,000 more than last year–according to organizers. The figure provided by local police, however, was 17,000, a sligh...

How Overseas Chinese Students Navigate Different Ideological Landscapes

At the Los Angeles Review of Books’ China Channel, Lu Xiaoyu, a doctorate candidate at the University of Oxford, reflects on the prevalence of cognitive dissonance among overseas Chinese students, who often find themselves navigating between different ideological landscapes as they search for...

Fake Official Account of the Week: @ComYouthLeague

On September 12, 2017, shortly after registering an account on Twitter, @ComYouthLeague tweeted: 【开推语】各位网友好:共青团中央官方推特上线啦!我们将在这里传递党团信息、倾听青年心声、分享青春故事、传播青春能量、服务青年需求,搭...