Links (July 2022)

Pentagon calls out China’s military threats as Taiwan tensions worsen
(Washington Post, 07/27/22, Karoun Demirjian)

How China could leapfrog US chip-making bans
(Asia Times, 07/14/22, David P. Goldman)

Why a Xi Jinping Third Term Looks Secure
(The Diplomat, 07/11/22, Dan Macklin)

Why China’s Massive Data Leak Is So Chilling
(Bloomberg, 07/11/22, Sarah Zheng)

China crushes mass protest by bank depositors demanding their life savings back
(CNN, 07/11/22, Nectar Gan)

Taiwan’s population falls year-on-year in June
(Focus Taiwan – CNA, 07/08/22, Lai Yu-chen and Lee Hsin-Yin)

Private information of more than 100 Australians exposed amid huge China police data leak
(ABC, 07/07/22, Bang Xiao)

China Property Debt Crisis Is Just Beginning, Charlene Chu Says
(Bloomberg, 07/07/22, Chris Anstey)

China: MI5 and FBI heads warn of ‘immense’ threat
(BBC, 07/07/22, Gordon Corera)

How Xiao Jianhua Angered President Xi
(Foreign Policy, 07/06/22, James Palmer)

Vatican envoy in Hong Kong warns Catholic missions to prepare for China crackdown
(Japan Times, 07/05/22, Greg Torode)

Taiwan’s college professors face layoffs as universities continue to shut down
(Taiwan News, 07/04/22, Casey Ho)

An Anatomy of Erasure: How a free and open Hong Kong became a police state
(Economist, 07/01/22)

With Kinmen Comments, Ko Wen-je Dives Into Cross-Strait Debate
(The Diplomat, 07/01/22, Brian Hioe)