Chinese diplomats behaving badly

Commentary / World Jun 15, 2020

Chinese diplomats behaving badly

by Minxin Pei

Chinese diplomats have long had a reputation as well-trained, colorless and cautious professionals who pursue their missions doggedly without attracting much unfavorable attention. But a new crop of younger diplomats are ditching established diplomatic norms in favor of aggressively promoting China’s self-serving COVID-19 narrative. ...

How China is attempting to prevent a second wave of infections

Asia Pacific Apr 29, 2020

How China is attempting to prevent a second wave of infections

As the first major country to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns, China is focused on avoiding a devastating second wave of infections as it returns to a semblance of pre-pandemic life. Distanced school desks, compulsory face masks and tracking apps are being deployed from the financial ...