03/20/2021- Is China–CEEC cooperation truly a role model?

Posted on Mar 20, 2021

source: In 2020, according to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, China and Central and Eastern European countries (CEE) saw their trade value cross US $100 billion for the first time, writes Dr Jianli Yang. The Chinese media lauded this development, deeming it a ‘role model’ in a time when regional cooperation has taken a hit. It was in this background that the recent annual 17+1 summit between 17 CEE nations and China was conducted virtually on February 9, 2021 after a gap of one year. The 9th iteration of the...

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03/18/2021 – How China Has Crushed Hong Kong’s Democracy

Posted on Mar 18, 2021

source: By JIANLI YANG & AARON RHODES March 18, 2021 12:15 PM Anti-government demonstrators are detained by riot police during a protest in Hong Kong, China, May 27, 2020. (Tyrone Siu/Reuters) And the worst part is, it’s not even done yet. On March 11, an annual confab of functionaries rubber-stamped a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) plan to gut most of what is left of Hong Kong’s democratic processes. At the “Two Sessions” meeting, or Lianghui, over 5,000 members of the CCP elite — members of both the...

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03/17/2021 – Opinion: “No Takers For China’s COVID-19 Vaccines in Cambodia and Vietnam”

Posted on Mar 17, 2021

source: March 17, 2021 • by Dr. Yang Jianli China, the architect of the COVID-19 misery, is trying hard to project its COVID-19 vaccines as face-saver amidst worldwide condemnation of the country as the originator of the coronavirus. China’s two major vaccines are Sinopharm with 72.5% efficacy and Sinovac that is 50.6% effective, the latter having one of the lowest efficacy rates as compared to any existing coronavirus vaccine. Despite its best efforts to push these vaccines in South East Asian...

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03/30/2021 – Demand for Full Transparency Regarding WHO’s Recent Trip to China to Investigate Origins of COVID-19

Posted on Mar 14, 2021

source: Dear Dr. Vardhan and other distinguished members of the WHO Executive Board: We, the undersigned, believe that the World Health Organization (hereinafter “WHO”) has an indispensable role to play in the prevention and containment of pandemics like...

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03/12/2021 – Opinion: “Chinese Media Goes Overboard to Cover Embarrassment on Its LAC Assertiveness”

Posted on Mar 12, 2021

source: March 12, 2021 • by Dr. Yang Jianli The Galwan Valley clash between India and China gave a rise to new issues between the two nations. As China violated the border rules and entered far into the Indian Territory, the latter had to give a befitting retort to the aggressors. Although both the nations fought and lost the lives of many soldiers, China has been really slow to agree or even affirm the number and the natures of its losses. Months after, China did agree to pull back its...

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03/03/2021 – Fighting against China’s abuses in Xinjiang

Posted on Mar 3, 2021

source: By Jianli Yang – – Wednesday, March 3, 2021 ANALYSIS/OPINION: No matter how strongly China attempts to hide the genocide it perpetrated on ethnic minority in Xinjiang province, by even calling it the country’s internal matter, the world has begun raising the issue more actively. The voice has become stronger in the recent past. And this time opposition voices range from world leaders to legislatures to rights organization to businesses. On Feb. 25, the Dutch parliament passed a...

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02/26/2021 – Opinion: “The Game of Party and Patriotism in Hong Kong”

Posted on Feb 26, 2021

source: February 26, 2021 • by Dr. Yang Jianli During the video broadcast of the annual duty report by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced that Hong Kong “must always be governed by patriots”. He asserted that “patriotic” politicians were the precondition to the implementation of Chinese Central Government’s comprehensive jurisdiction over Hong Kong, and the ‘preservation’ of its Constitution and Basic law mandates. The broadcast happened few days after the current...

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02/22/2021 – China’s Whip on Dissent Masked as Anti-Corruption Campaign | Opinion

Posted on Feb 22, 2021

source: DR. JIANLI YANG , FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, CITIZEN POWER INITIATIVES FOR CHINAON 2/18/21 AT 1:00 PM EST The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) is the highest internal control division of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). They are tasked with countering corruption within the party. They concluded their fifth conference on January 24, where the party vowed to fight against corruption. The battle of Chinese President Xi Jinping against corruption has been openly laid out. His...

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02/16/2021 – Opinion: “Crackdown On Religious Minorities, In China, Across Party Lines, Xi Jinping Exerts More Pressure”

Posted on Feb 16, 2021

source: February 16, 2021 • by Dr. Yang Jianli Reinforcing the belief that China has no religion as a state, and atheism is the way forward, Jinping’s government has strongly objected to party officials found practicing ‘feng shui’, a traditional practice that finds its origin from ancient China, that harnesses energy to synchronize believers with their surrounding environment. Supremacy of socialist thought in China has taken a dangerous turn for those seeking to peacefully...

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02/16/2021 – CPIFC Briefing SeriesBehind Bamboo Curtains: Sinicization of Tibet

Posted on Feb 16, 2021

By Jianli Yang and Rui Liu On August 2020, the 7th Central Symposium on Tibet Work was held in Beijing. China under Xi Jinping has strengthened its grip over Tibet by various measures to deepen its tentacles into the Tibetan fabric, its culture and society. In the meeting held on August 28-29, 2020 Chinese President Xi Jinping called for efforts to build a “new modern socialist Tibet”. President Xi also underlined the need to fully implement the Communist Party of China’s (CCP’s) policies on governing Tibet for a new era. In the comprehensive address Xi outlined his policy of “Sinicization...

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