Adam Cathcart unpicks Chinese reponses to a British diplomatic delegation, and the eruption around a UK House of Commons committee’s reframing of Taiwan sovereignty.
Chinese Communist Party cadre in the border region with North Korea have got a lot on their plates: discipline and development. Plus a look at trade in Dandong.
Sino-NK pits North Korea’s missile bonanza against US-South Korean drills and a more muscular Japan.
A speech by failed Prime Minister Liz Truss has received ample news coverage. But what does it tell us about the UK’s friends and entanglements in East Asia?
To what extent did Chinese Koreans in Yanbian in the 1950s and 60s turn to North Korea out of necessity?
In light of the war in Ukraine, Sino-NK rounds up a range of academic papers, reports, and think pieces on Xi Jinping and Taiwan, with special interest in South Korean perspectives.
How pivotal was Deng Xiaoping’s legacy for ethnic Koreans in China? Adam Cathcart reads some recent scholarship and Chinese materials to find out.
Parts of China’s main hub for trade with North Korea remain locked down. Sino-NK takes a look at some of the recent data.
What happens when the CCP locates debris from the World War II era in China’s northeastern border region? Patriotic education and reflections on a useable past.