A public warning by the Czech cyber watchdog is met with some heavy-handed PRC diplomacy.
And an academic disclosing the mechanism gets caught in its crosshairs.
In New Zealand, Anne-Marie Brady, an academic who investigated the CCP’s influence in local politics has become the target of a series of incidents which, taken together with attacks from Party-directed media, are consistent with an intimidation campaign.
Much like in the Czech Republic, CEFC in Georgia touted investments that never came, and coopted local political elites – with the help of some colorful characters.
Interview with Magnus Fiskesjö, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Cornell University and former Director of the Stockholm Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities.
“Terror capitalism” and digital dictatorship are attempting to eliminate a whole culture before our eyes.
Repurposing the parliamentary system through party donations.
Xi Jinping’s China considers Uyghur minds as its enemy and has resolved to forcefully indoctrinate them with official values and beliefs.
In decentralised administrations, projects can succeed at the local level by flying under the radar of national debates.
Unrealistic expectations, over-reliance on state-to-state relations and a shortage of local hi-tech and global brands contribute to low Chinese investment. Manufacturing and services could offer some reprieve.