12 Feb 2020

Xi’s reemergence shows how carefully China is controlling the coronavirus narrative

Xi Jinping, China’s current president, appeared to speak about the national health epidemic occurring in the province of Wuhan on Monday in an attempt to stifle criticism of how the issue is being handled by Chinese authorities. The video was released to a Chinese broadcaster, CCTV, and featured Xi visiting

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24 Nov 2019

What Business Leaders Need To Know Regarding Hong Kong District Council Election Results (yes it probably will impact your business)

Elections in Hong Kong have just given a major win to pro-democracy supporters. There are many other challenges in China right now. Most of the world has woken up to their never ending tactics of stealing intellectual property, hacking systems for gain, abusing trade agreements, manipulating currency, illegally claiming territory etc. The final resolution of trade disputes is far from over, and the current situation is hurting their economy. Once the trade disputes are resolved, it is hard to believe their economy will return to its previous high growth.  Additionally, for over a year now there have been horrible stories of cultural genocide of Uyghurs.

And, on top of all this, Hong Kong citizens are not giving up on their goals for self determination. The more that people in China learn of what is going ton in Hong Kong, the harder it will be on the Communists.

What does all this mean for your business strategy? Our 10 considerations are in this report, written for OODA Members.

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13 Nov 2018

Young Activists Go Missing in China, Raising Fears of Crackdown

“At least a dozen young activists who took part in a national campaign for workers’ rights in China are missing, friends said on Sunday, in what appeared to be an effort by the government to silence one of the most visible student protests in years. Unidentified men in at least

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19 Jul 2018

Xi to start tour of Middle East, African nations, meet with Putin at BRICS summit

Chinese President Xi Jinxing has begun his 5-country, 10-day tour of the United Arab Emirates, Senegal, Rwanda, South Africa, and Mauritius, as a part of efforts to strengthen Chinese economic and political ties in the countries and the wider regions. In South Africa, Xi will attend a BRICS summit alongside

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19 Jun 2018

China’s Xi praises North Korea’s Kim for Trump summit, promises support

On his third trip to China this year, Kim met with Chinese President Xi Jinping where he received praise for the Trump summit and assurances of China’s continued friendship. “No matter the chances in the international and regional situation, China’s party and government’s resolute position on being dedicated to consolidating

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