China Asia Economy

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China’s tech giants move into Xi’s anti-graft crosshairs

China’s tech giants move into Xi’s anti-graft crosshairs

If the past week is anything to go by, life could be about to get a whole lot worse...

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US turning the tide on Russian hackers

US turning the tide on Russian hackers

On January 14, 2022, the FSB, Russia’s domestic intelligence service, announced...

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Ukraine is lost. Europe is not

Ukraine is lost. Europe is not

There exists a bright dividing line in the Western alliance over the concept of...

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China digging Cambodia a deep-water naval base

China digging Cambodia a deep-water naval base

The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) recently released satellite imagery...

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Professor Joe Z. Tsia: visionary without a country

Professor Joe Z. Tsia: visionary without a country

This story was originally published by ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative...

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Smartphone shipment in China totaled 343 million in 2021, up 16%

Smartphone shipment in China totaled 343 million in 2021,...

Smartphone Shipment in China Totaled 343M in 2021 Up 16% – China Internet Watch...

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Solar panels a portrait of China supply chain risks

Solar panels a portrait of China supply chain risks

Chinese supply chains have been hit with a one-two punch: the country’s power consumption...

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The U-2 spy plane: white knuckles from the get-go

The U-2 spy plane: white knuckles from the get-go

Acclaimed author Robert Whiting is so tightly plugged into Japan that the first...

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Sink or swim: Australia, Taiwan face deep sub dilemmas

Sink or swim: Australia, Taiwan face deep sub dilemmas

Australia and Taiwan plan to acquire more modern submarines, marking significant...

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China sits and watches as Russia moves on Ukraine

China sits and watches as Russia moves on Ukraine

The geopolitical continuity of the Eurasian continent is millennia old. It harks...

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Biden undoes Trump’s damage to US-Vietnam ties

Biden undoes Trump’s damage to US-Vietnam ties

On the face of it, America’s relations with Vietnam have been unusually colorless...

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Bali bombing terror leader lives to see another day

Bali bombing terror leader lives to see another day

JAKARTA – He was the terrorist leader who gave the final go-ahead to carry out the...

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Ukraine: how an armed conflict could play out

Ukraine: how an armed conflict could play out

Talks between Russia and the west have failed. Moscow has described the situation...

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Bongbong in legal clear to take Philippine presidency

Bongbong in legal clear to take Philippine presidency

MANILA – The arrest of an octogenarian Filipino over the alleged theft of 10 kilograms...

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More inflation shoes to drop on NASDAQ by end-2022

More inflation shoes to drop on NASDAQ by end-2022

The latest reading for the Zillow Index of US rents shows no letup in the worst...

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The history of taxes and its role in modern China

The history of taxes and its role in modern China

No effective taxation without representation is, in a nutshell, the moral of Jin...