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Will China ‘weaponize’ its U.S. debt holdings?

Lucas Niewenhuis explains why China doesn’t want its currency to strengthen, and why it wouldn’t take the “nuclear option” of selling…

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No evidence for China’s debt trap diplomacy — American researchers

At the end of last week, as the Belt and Road Forum was concluding in Beijing, the New York Times…

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Debt and tech in China

“China has become addicted to debt. Now, its tech industry is hooked too.” So says Elliott Zaagman on TechNode, citing…

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In ‘debt bondage’ to China

In what he describes as a “predatory approach,” Indian author and scholar Brahma Chellany says China has been turning its ability…

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A former policeman makes millions from a gay dating app, and China seizes an American underwater drone

Top China news for December 16, 2016. Get this daily digest delivered to your inbox by signing up at supchina.com/subscribe.

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News roundup: How will China deal with local government debt?

Top China news for November 14, 2016. Get this daily digest delivered to your inbox by signing up at supchina.com/subscribe.

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An outspoken finance minister retires

Former finance chief Lou Jiwei “came to office in 2013 promising to change the system and restructure local government debt.…

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Will China’s financial bust ever come?

A credit-to-GDP gauge from the Bank for International Settlements shows that China reached a record high of 30.1 percent in…

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China’s ‘citizen scores’ system gets people barred from flights – just like ‘Black Mirror’

A British television show about the dark side of technology featured a character who was denied access to a flight…

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