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Tibet: The Fulcrum of China’s Strategic Policy in the Himalayas

China is positioning Tibet as the fulcrum for its strategic policy in the sensitive Himalayan region thus directly and adversely impacting India. Beijing appears to have assessed that it has sufficiently calmed the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) to fe....

Former Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang’s Absence Points to Discord in Senior Echelons of the CCP

The decision taken by stern faced members of China’s National People's Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) at an emergency meeting on July 25 to replace Qin Gangas Foreign Minister with his predecessor Wang Yi was very unusual. The NPCSC did not, h....

Assessment of US Secretary of State Blinken’s Two-Day Visit to China

The Western media, in sharp contrast to China’s tightly controlled official media, seems to have gushed at the apparent success of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's visit to China on June 18-19. China’s official media, in contrast, afforded....

India Should Mobilise World Opinion for Ending the War

On the first anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine war, the world is staring at a deeply unsettling, uncertain future. The political, security and economic environment has deteriorated to such an extent that there is open talk about among people about t....

Executions in Myanmar Disturbing News for the Region and the World

The execution of four democracy activists on 25 July 2022 by Myanmar’s military junta accused of helping to carry out “terrorist acts” sparked widespread condemnation and outrage. The four were sentenced to death in closed-door trials in Januar....

Third C+C5 Meeting: Reinforcing Chinese Influence in Central Asia

Background
The third meeting of the Foreign Ministers (FMs) of China and five Central Asian countries within the framework of China+ C5 took place in Nur Sultan on June 8, 2022. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi along w....

China: Daily Scan, May 24, 2022

China's biodiversity push and its broader ecological ambition: Xinhuanet
May 23, 2022
Sunday marks the International Day for Biological Diversity 2022. As one of the 17 mega biodiversity countries, China has achieved steady progre....

Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in Nepal: Facts, Disputes, and the US-China Contest

In the past two months, Nepal’s political space had been marred by upheavals and doubts over the future of the ruling alliance between the Nepali Congress, Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center)/Maoist Party, and Communist Party of Nepal (Unified....

China: Daily Scan, March 28, 2022

5,800 cases of Party conduct violation investigated in Feb: Xinhuanet
March 27, 2022
More than 5,800 cases involving violations of the Communist Party of China (CPC) code on improving Party conduct were investigated in February,....

Views of Chinese Experts on Sino-US Relations

As China’s economic situation becomes more difficult and its aggressive policies increase tensions in its neighbourhood, the Chinese leadership is concerned at the turn that its relations with the US are taking. This has generated renewed discuss....

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