Wuhan coronavirus: Chinese regime is not delivering on its side of the social contract

Death of Wuhan doctor Li Wenliang sparks outpouring of anger. Is this somehow a serious political problem for the Chinese government, and why, or you expect regime will be able to quickly bury this? Read few comments.


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China’s (political) reaction on Wuhan coronavirus is better than on SARS but…

How do you assess China’s reaction on Wuhan coronavirus? Some observers are talking about Beijing being slow and covering things up. Read few comments.
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Taiwan’s presidential election: Incumbent Tsai Ing-wen is poised to win and what it means

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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen. Credit: https://english.president.gov.tw/

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China: How safe is Xi Jinping’s rule?

Lasting trade dispute with the US, continuous international coverage of treatment of the Uyghurs, protests and bad results of pro-Beijing candidates in Hong Kong local elections. Is this combination of factors somehow a special challenge for Xi Jinping, for the regime, or not and why? Read few comments.

President Xi Jinping: Credit: http://english.gov.cn/

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The PRC at 70: China’s dreams and nightmares

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Portrait of Mao Zedong at the Tiananmen gate. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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What connects protests in Hong Kong and Taiwan’s elections?

Do you think that current events in Hong Kong will effect, and how, Taiwan’s political situation and upcoming presidential elections in January?  Read few comments.

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen. Credit: https://english.president.gov.tw/

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What will China’s regime do about Hong Kong protests?

I am not saying that something on a scale of Tienanmen in 1989 may happen but how much do you think China is running out of patience regarding Hong Kong? Do you think that if protests continue will Beijing consider a more aggressive approach against demonstrations, or not and why? Read few comments.
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