WaPo: Chinese citizens’ trust in their government has soared

The author of the Washington Post story is a university professor who directed a survey seeking Chinese public opinion about their government. The data show that Chinese citizens’ trust in their national government increased to 98 percent. Their trust in local government also increased compared to 2018 levels — 91 percent of Chinese citizens surveyed … Continue reading WaPo: Chinese citizens’ trust in their government has soared

WaPo: When will U.S. media show interest in major Chinese archaeological discoveries?

Good question. I think we know one reason: The clear anti-China bias in reporting. The Washington Post story reminds us what such a blind spot misses in examining recent Chinese archaeological finds. Chinese archaeology ... is viewed as unrelated to American civilization. But that view should be rethought for multiple reasons: First, roughly 6 percent … Continue reading WaPo: When will U.S. media show interest in major Chinese archaeological discoveries?

China Focus: What the West missed in China’s census report

An editorial for China Focus suggests much more complexity to the Chinese census report than Western media revealed in their reporting. China’s latest census has therefore revealed much more than just an ageing society. Rather, it has shown China is now more highly-educated, gender balanced, cosmopolitan and urban than at any point in its existence. … Continue reading China Focus: What the West missed in China’s census report

The Diplomat: Challenges remain in place as U.S. prepares to again welcome Chinese students

The Diplomat notes that there's good and bad news when examining the expected resurgence of Chinese students at U.S. universities. There is a real danger in extreme politicization of a nationality, especially in the current climate of China-U.S. relations. Renewing commitment to academic freedom and the promotion of academic exchange should be an evergreen priority. … Continue reading The Diplomat: Challenges remain in place as U.S. prepares to again welcome Chinese students