Links (August 2022)

China Party Congress to Offer Clues on Overhaul of Economic Team
(Bloomberg, 08/31/22, Tom Hancock)

China sets October start for congress seen as Xi coronation
(Reuters, 08/31/22, Tony Munroe and Yew Lun Tian)

The Censorship Machine Erasing China’s Feminist Movement
(New Yorker, 08/29/22, Han Zhang)

Taiwan aims for big rise in defence spending amid escalating China tension
(Reuters, 08/25/22, Yimou Lee and Ben Blanchard)

Taiwan to install drone defences after video posted on Chinese social media of soldiers throwing rocks
(Reuters via Australian Broadcasting Corporation – ABC News, 08/25/22)

China’s Growth Sacrifice
(Project Syndicate, 08/23/22, Stephen S. Roach)

For China’s Top Leaders — Other Than Xi — Age Is More Than Just a Number
(VOA, 08/23/22, Fang Bing)

Growing pains: China’s faltering economy tests leadership’s nerve
(The Guardian, 08/20/22, Vincent Ni)

China forcing political critics into psychiatric hospitals: report
(Nikkei Asia, 08/16/22, Pak Yiu)

A second US congressional delegation visits Taiwan
(CNN, 08/15/22, Eric Cheung and Devan Cole)

Zhou Xiaoxuan Loses Appeal in Landmark #MeToo Case
(China Digital Times, 08/12/22, Joseph Brouwer)

China’s Surveillance Technology
(, 08/05/22, National Endowment for Democracy)

Raising the Curtain on China’s 20th Party Congress: Mechanics, Rules, “Norms,” and the Realities of Power
(Asia Society, 08/04/22, Christopher K. Johnson)

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan vowing U.S. commitment; China enraged
(Reuters, 08/02/22, Yimou Lee and Sarah Wu)