Washington Post China correspondent // 华盛顿邮报驻华记者施家曦
New: I checked out a Chinese base and briefly chatted with troops on a hush-hush security deployment on the Afghanistan border https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/world/asia_pacific/in-central-asias-forbidding-highlands-a-quiet-newcomer-chinese-troops/2019/02/18/78d4a8d0-1e62-11e9-a759-2b8541bbbe20_story.html?__twitter_impression=true
RT @Carter_PE: “At a moment when the United States might consider a pact that would pull American troops out of Afghanistan, China appears…
RT @adegrandpre: Dateline: Tajikistan “We’ve been here three, four years,” a soldier who gave his surname as Ma said in a brief conversati…
"They say their strategy is simple: They attempt to meet with the property owners, explain they are working for the Chinese authorities and see if they are willing to hand over ownership...they've identified $80 million worth of property on the Gold Coast" https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-18/chinas-attempts-to-reclaim-money-from-inside-australia/10806228
RT @BBCWorld: “There’s no way the US can crush us” In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei describes the arres…
RT @annafifield: I'm really enjoying the photos that the new British ambassador to Pyongyang is posting. Recommended follow for slices of l…
Joe Tsai last month criticized US government actions against Huawei as “very politically motivated.” Turns out Alibaba secretly made the “Xi Jinping Thought” app cadres need to download. @teamlipei @catecadell scoop: https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1Q70Y7?__twitter_impression=true
RT @Abihabib: As India’s economy booms and builds a middle class that barely existed 20 years ago, Goa has transformed from a laid-back enc…
FT: British intelligence won't ban Huawei. "One person familiar with the debate said the British conclusion would “carry great weight” with European leaders, since the UK has access to sensitive US intelligence via its membership of the Five Eyes." https://www.ft.com/content/619f9df4-32c2-11e9-bd3a-8b2a211d90d5
RT @Reuters: Saudi Arabia denies crown prince seeks to buy Manchester United https://reut.rs/2SIWgY0
RT @Nai_Roy: “Steph ain’t never pass it like that to Durant 🤔”
Home prices are slumping in a number of Chinese cities and officials express deepening concern over years of rising property debt https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-property-market-once-a-lifeline-now-carries-economic-risks-11550322001 via @WSJ
Unpopular opinion: 90hou get too much ink. Xia Ding bought her first Coach bag at 30 and went from polymer science lecturer at NanDa for $36/month to JD’s jetsetting head of intl fashion at 48. Snapshot of, IMO, the far more interesting 70hou @byshanli https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-day-in-the-life-of-xia-ding-the-jd-com-exec-and-formidable-fashion-force-11549979960?mod=e2tw
RT @xinyanyu: Sharing this video of the feisty and quick-witted #LiRui by @BBCCarrie. On Saturday, the “red rebel” and Communist Party crit…
RT @SCMPNews: In pictures: Beijing’s drag queens https://buff.ly/2V2oyt8
RT @Billbrowder: Horrifying: The head of Belgium’s counter intelligence service has been arrested for spying for Russia. Based on what I’ve…
The Soviet Army was driven from Afghanistan 30 years ago. Putin’s Russia is repackaging it as a patriotic victory. by @amie_FR https://wapo.st/2N6vGBP?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.107923b4b7a4
RT @JulianGewirtz: “He saw himself as a conscience of the revolution & the party . . . But he had grave doubts about the system he spent hi…
RT @ChuBailiang: Li Rui, Mao Zedong's secretary who lost faith in Mao and became a powerful voice for political liberalization in China, ha…
RT @GroseTimothy: I made some blunt remarks about verifying reports, numbers, etc., before sharing them on social media, quoting them to me…
Story, visuals and acting all great but direction was terrible. Basically think Armageddon with Wu Jing, China’s own Bruce Willis, directed by a pubescent Michael Bay. I loved it. https://twitter.com/TJMa_beijing/status/1096288964808343553
*GT fan fic* Cub reporter scrambles over to copy desk, where the grizzled vet in a haze of Baitashan smoke is grumbling about kids' sourcing these days. Reporter: "Come on Lao Wang, at least the one source we have is named!"
Taking stock of the Chinese state-driven economic model, reform, and what Xi truly believes, four years after that third plenum. Incisive analysis from @annafifield @davidjlynch https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/in-pursuing-a-trade-deal-the-us-may-be-asking-china-to-do-the-unthinkable/2019/02/14/2cdf9ad6-3067-11e9-ac6c-14eea99d5e24_story.html?noredirect=on
RT @jdawsey1: Trump refused to believe that North Korea had test-fired a missile in 2017, per Andrew McCabe book. “He thought that North Ko…
It’s interesting for those following Chinese political culture because it’s where the Chinese online anti-halal/islamaphobe movement intersects with Western right-wing ideology. This by @chenchenzh should explain it: https://www.opendemocracy.net/digitaliberties/chenchen-zhang/curious-rise-of-white-left-as-chinese-internet-insult https://twitter.com/emilyrauhala/status/1096204575185354752
Chinese students were furious a Uighur activist was speaking at McMaster U, so they asked their government what to do. Answer: send footage and info about whether a Chinese national hosted it. Thorny issues of academic, speech freedom. W/ @emilyrauhala https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/angry-over-campus-speech-by-uighur-activist-students-in-canada-contact-chinese-consulate-film-presentation/2019/02/14/a442fbe4-306d-11e9-ac6c-14eea99d5e24_story.html?utm_term=.42eb593a7118
RT @WilliamYang120: @BethanyAllenEbr @McMasterU I've managed to put the whole incident into chronological timelin order here. Will try to p…
RT @emilyrauhala: Thread. Want to reiterate that *nobody* is saying Chinese students (or any students) can not or should not protest, rally…
RT @emilyrauhala: New: Angry over campus speech by Uighur activist, students in Canada contact Chinese consulate, film presentation. With @…
Swedish MFA statement on Amb Lindstedt. A bizarre three-year saga with cross-border abductions, a fateful train ride and questions among diplomats in Beijing about Sweden’s handling of it all just took a very unexpected turn. Story with @annafifield vv https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/swedish-ambassador-to-china-recalled-after-bizarre-meeting-over-detained-bookseller/2019/02/14/b910692c-3026-11e9-ac6c-14eea99d5e24_story.html
Swedish ambassador to China recalled after bizarre meeting over detained bookseller https://wapo.st/2N4cmFr?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.9f4d3c84b270
RT @ASPI_ICPC: #CyberDigest | Huawei's soft power push raises hard questions | @chanman | https://buff.ly/2X1Onvl
RT @evadou: This app for studying Xi Jinping Thought has been the #1 downloaded iPhone app in China for most of the past month https://t.co…
RT @ShibaniMahtani: “It’s about abuse of power and the weaponization of the law. This is not just about me, not just about Rappler". Maria…
Swedish MFA says it has begun an internal investigation and the Left Party is up in arms. https://www.expressen.se/nyheter/ud-utreder-ambassador-efter-hemligt-mote-om-gui-minhai/ https://twitter.com/gerryshih/status/1095888172096073728
Weeks after Trudeau fired his ambassador to China, now the Swedish envoy may be under scrutiny from HQ for allegedly trying to grease a deal with Gui Minhai's daughter and businessmen with CCP ties. Unconfirmed but fascinating allegations from @angelagui_ https://medium.com/@angela_62804/damned-if-you-do-damned-if-you-dont-i-wont-1a09ba853018
Man. The Japanese cybersecurity-slash-Olympics minister who was under fire for admitting he's never used a computer is now under fire in his other portfolio: saying he's "disappointed" in a star Olympic swimmer for getting leukemia https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/02/13/national/japan-olympics-minister-pilloried-saying-really-disappointed-swimmer-ikees-leukemia-diagnosis/
RT @audreycoopersf: There is a giant hole underneath a giant building in the city Newsom once led that had been expecting, some day, to hav…
A great scene. Hoping the aroma of 山西老醋 gently wafts over just as thrusters blast off https://twitter.com/JiayangFan/status/1095534184179875840
RT @mcgregorrichard: "The key point, obscured by hysteria over Chinese tech, is that the NCSC has never found evidence of malicious Chinese…
RT @julianbarnes: The administration is moving closer on the executive order banning Chinese telecom and other companies from adversarial c…
RT @jotted: The censorship net is cast wide in China. Just a few of the subjects censored from WeChat last year: Trade war, US sanctions a…
美帝末日 https://twitter.com/crampell/status/1095484410114265088
Same LaRouche who emerged as an interesting supporter of Belt and Road in the West -- and whose wife Helga was arguing for a transcontinental BRI in the 90s in Beijing long before there wAS a BRI in Beijing https://twitter.com/NatSecGeek/status/1095465704722178049
State-owned CRRC could be edging toward bidding on a $1 billion contract for rail cars on the DC Metro despite cybersecurity fears and criticism of Chinese government subsidies, according to @faizsays Mark Warner doesn't seem enthused. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/chinas-state-owned-rail-car-builder-looks-close-to-bidding-on-metro-contract-also-eyeing-ny-subway-work/2019/02/11/77c6da4c-2a53-11e9-984d-9b8fba003e81_story.html?utm_term=.d44c2536de79
"Bootleggers have been known to add methanol, a toxic substance used in antifreeze, to such brews" https://wapo.st/2MVLcRd?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.017ede82122d … @jslaternyc on mass moonshine deaths
RT @baggottcarter: Roderick MacFarquhar's course on the Cultural Revolution was one of the best I ever took. Among its best moments: he scr…
RT @maxseddon: Jose Mourinho is to follow in the illustrious footsteps of Julian Assange, Alex Salmond, and Jesse Ventura in hosting a show…
Her Title: Cryptologic Technician. Her Occupation: Warrior. https://nyti.ms/2UPXYU1
RT @Lingling_Wei: ICYMI: Fantastic report by @JoshChin: The global internet is splitting in two as China and the West stake out their corne…
 
 
 
 
 
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