China Reform Monitor No. 1381

August 20, 2019 Joshua Eisenman

Pakistan's economic problems...and China;
Online platforms fined for publishing "illegal" news;
China's Xi leans on local congresses;
Zambabwe dangles land to lure Chinese investors, tourists;
Malaysia recovers millions for cancelled pipeline

China Reform Monitor No. 1380

August 15, 2019 Joshua Eisenman

Revolutionizing China's banking sector;
Chinese firms receive licenses to mine gold in Tanzania;
After cost cut, Malaysia restarts rail project with China;
Four Chinese blockbusters pulled without explanation;
The NBA reigns supreme in China

China Reform Monitor No. 1379

August 14, 2019 Joshua Eisenman

A growing global outcry over China's treatment of Uighurs...; Beijing's defenders close ranks;
Was Interpol complicit in ex-Chief's arrest?;
China invests in genome editing of crops;
Imports of U.S. pork surge amid Chinese price spike

With autocrats on defensive, US has opportunity

August 4, 2019 Lawrence J. Haas The Hill

Moscow detains nearly 1,400 protesters after a bloody crackdown and returns its most prominent opposition figure to jail after what he suspects was a state-ordered poisoning that put him in the hospital. Beijing hints that it will send its army to quell protests against Hong Kong's China-backed government.

China Reform Monitor No. 1378

July 31, 2019 Joshua Eisenman

China places emphasis on patriotic names;
PLA navy not building a base in Cambodia: Defense Minister;
A rare recognition of Tiananmen;
Twitter apologizes for blocked anti-China accounts;
Military ties a linchpin of Sino-Russian relations