Links (July 2023)

Lee Meng-chu: Taiwan businessman accused of spying in China is freed
(BBC, 07/28/23, Joy Chang)

A slew of scandals puts Singapore’s government on the back foot
(The Economist, 07/27/23)

Hou Yu-ih’s presidential nomination approved at KMT party congress
(CNA – Focus Taiwan, 07/23/23, Liu Kuan-ting and Matthew Mazzetta)

Chinese hackers breached US ambassador to China’s email account
(CNN, 07/21/23, Sean Lyngaas and Kylie Atwood)

Foreign Minister Qin Gang Disappears into the Black Box of Chinese Politics
(China Digital Times, 07/21/23, Arthur Kaufman)

China’s Okinawa Policy Attracts Attention
(The Diplomat, 07/20/23, Kawashima Shin)

China says foreign trade faces ‘extremely severe’ situation, blames geopolitics for slump
(CNBC, 07/19/23, Evelyn Cheng)

Beijing’s New Regulatory State Is Being Built One Tool at a Time
(, 07/11/23, Ruihan Huang)