Links (November 2022)

Jiang Zemin, Leader Who Guided China Into Global Market, Dies at 96
(New York Times, 11/30/22, Chris Buckley and Michael Wines)

Why do some Asian countries embrace democracy while others reject it?
(Washington Post, 11/30/23, Warren I. Cohen)

Protests erupt across China in unprecedented challenge to Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policy
(CNN, 11/28/22, Nectar Gan)

2022 elections: DPP routed across the board
(Taipei Times, 11/27/22, Kayleigh Madjar)

PAP appoints Lawrence Wong as deputy secretary-general
(Straits Times, 11/26/22, Lee Li Ying)

China central bank to offer cheap loans to support developers’ bonds
(Reuters, 11/25/22, Julie Zhu and Engen Tham)

Hong Kong court convicts Cardinal Zen and 5 others over failing to register protester relief fund as society
(HKFP, 11/25/22, Peter Lee)

Shrinking Birth Rates Accelerate China’s Demographic Crisis
(China Digital Times, 11/23/22, Oliver Young)

China Announces First COVID Deaths In Months Amidst Surging Outbreaks
(China Digital Times, 11/21/22, Alexander Boyd)

Apple bows to Beijing, again
(, 11/17/22, Ellery Roberts Biddle)