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China in the News

Japan Times: "Okinawa governor visits China in latest show of regional diplomacy"

Published: July 3, 2023
Written by: Gabriele Ninivaggi

In his latest effort to advance the prefecture‘s own regional diplomacy, Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki embarked on a five-day trip to China on Monday as part of a delegation seeking to strengthen economic and cultural ties between Japan and China.





Canadian Dimension: "Canada and the New Cold War"

Published: July 2, 2023
Written by: Owen Schalk and Henry Heller

The Canadian government is directing a huge amount of resources toward confronting China. This confrontation goes way beyond the judicial kidnapping of Huawei‘s Meng Wanzhou—it is military, economic, and political in nature, with far-reaching ramifications for Canada‘s foreign and domestic policy.





CBC News: "U.S. faces blunt — but useful — reception in Beijing. Is there a lesson for Canada?"

Published: June 20, 2023
Written by: Saša Petricic 

Following Antony Blinken's trip, Canada remains the only major country to avoid negotiations with China.
Environment, Labour, Peace

Al Jazeera: China’s new problem: climate misinformation driven by nationalism

Published: July 3, 2023
Written by: Purple Romero

Much has been written about climate misinformation in the West but there has been far less scrutiny of the problem in China – a country that is both a significant carbon emitter and a leader in developing green technology.





Peoples Dispatch: Chinese-American worker and activist arrested for advocating for peace between US and China

Published: June 22, 2023
Written by: Natalia Maruez

Labor leaders and organizers are banding together to demand justice for Chinese-American unionized worker and activist Li Tang “Henry” Liang. Liang was indicted and then arrested in early May in Boston in retaliation for exercising his free speech rights.