100 Years of the Communist Party of China, Special Issue 2

China Report Vol. 58, No. 3, August 2022100 Years of the Communist Party of China, Special Issue 2Guest Editors: Jabin T. Jacob & Bhim B. Subbahttps://journals.sagepub.com/toc/chra/58/3 CONTENTS 1. Introduction – ‘Carrying Forward the Great Founding Spirit’: Governance in the Communist Party of China Today Jabin T. Jacob & Bhim B. Subba https://doi.org/10.1177/00094455221108226 2. The Relationship …

A litany of economic woes but in China politics rules

Originally published at 9DashLine, 24 August 2022. The list of problems the Chinese economy faces is long. A rural banking collapse in Henan province has affected deposits worth billions of dollars, including the life’s savings of several customers.[1] Chinese property developers have defaulted to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars[2] as a result …

To Be or Not to Be? BRICS and India’s Confused Signalling on China

China forces India to bend to the lowest standards possible in terms of democracy and accountability — which is to say to Chinese standards

Recalibrating India’s Foreign Policy in South Asia: The China Factor

New Delhi has tried to work around its internal contradictions and a weak economy with the help of rhetoric and high profile diplomacy but it is increasingly difficult to keep up the act.

A ‘New Normal’ Emerges in India-China Relations

While a full-fledged India-China conflict is unlikely, peace and tranquillity along the LAC are well and truly things of the past.

Journal Article : China’s External Propaganda during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jabin T. Jacob, ‘“To Tell China’s Story Well”: China’s International Messaging during the COVID-19 Pandemic’, China Report, Vol. 56, No. 3 August 2020. 374-392. Abstract The Covid-19 pandemic has dented China’s image as an efficient Party-state given how an effort to cover up the outbreak and the resulting delays in reporting led to the virus spreading …

The Great Chinese Anxiety

The Chinese people are anxious. The Communist Party of China (CPC) that governs them even more so.