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China Influencing European Elites Through Friendship Association Groups

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is co-opting elites in Europe to increase its influence in the region, warns a recent report published by the...

Trump Predicts Hong Kong Doom Under Chinese Control

In an interview with Fox Business News, U.S. President Donald Trump predicted that Hong Kong will soon lose its status as an economic powerhouse...

Shadow Banking in China Surges During COVID-19 Outbreak

The COVID-19 outbreak has put many people under financial pressure. Since financial institutions have tightened lending, people are unable to get credit to make...

WeChat and TikTok Banned

Citing national security concerns, President Trump issued an executive order (EO) on August 6, 2020, to prohibit any U.S. company or person from transacting...

Hidden Unemployment Crisis Looms in China

China’s unemployment rate in June was revealed to be 5.7 percent, which is lower than the February peak of 6.2 percent. The country’s unemployment...

CCP in Control: Hong Kong Financial Future Looking Grim

Several weeks have passed since Beijing forcefully implemented the National Security Law in Hong Kong, effectively ending the region’s autonomy and reducing it to...

China Is a Top Holder of US Debt: How Risky Is It?

As of April 2020, China held about US$1.07 trillion in U.S. debt, which amounted to almost 15 percent of American bonds, treasuries, and notes...

Is India’s Economy Powerful Enough to Decouple From China?

With tensions between India and China rising due to border conflicts, Indian public sentiment has been strongly anti-Beijing. Resonating with this sentiment, the Indian...

Consequences of India’s Ban on Chinese Apps

In June, the Indian government banned 59 Chinese apps following border skirmishes between the militaries of the two nations. India’s action is one of...

Blacklisting Chinese Universities From Using American Computer Program

The Trump administration has banned two Chinese universities from using an American computer software platform called MATLAB. These universities, Harbin Engineering University and Harbin...

India Looking to Economically Punish China Following Border Clash

The recent Indo-China border fight left numerous soldiers dead on both sides. The conflict started off after China set up tents in a region...

The Future of Banking Looks Like This

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the digitization of banking. Even people who never used to access online banking services are now getting accustomed to...

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