This article summarises studies, which discusses China’s ambition in polar governance, namely in the Arctic and Antarctica.
Last week, Xi Jinping, as the Chairman of Central Military Commission, signed the ‘Non-War Military Activities’ (NWMA) Outline. Politicians and analysts are concerned about China’s growing assertiveness in military building. Many believe that this is a sign for China expanding military influence abroad. Some also suggest that the Non-War Military Activities Outline was China’s responseContinue reading “Busting the myths of China’s Non-War Military Activities”
Australians just had their federal election last Saturday. It is almost certain that we will have a transition in government. The leader of the Australian Labour Party, Mr. Anthony Albanese will likely to become our 31st Prime Minister. After the elections, people are already looking at potential reform of the damaging Australia-China relations. Foreign policyContinue reading “Will Albanese bring changes to Australia-China relations?”
After a year and a half of revising and editing, my book has finally released. It’s now available here: https://www.routledge.com/Chinas-Maritime-Security-Strategy-The-Evolution-of-a-Growing-Sea-Power/Chan/p/book/9780367745646 Thanks again Routledge for helping me turning my thesis into my first ever monograph. This is indeed a small step for me entering the academia. What is this book about? As I said, this bookContinue reading “Evolution of China’s maritime security strategy”
In the last two weeks, it came to the attention that China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning exercised at the South China Sea. The US Navy has been keeping a close look, monitoring its activities. Not the first time? Technically speaking, this is not the first time that Liaoning exercised at the South China Sea. LiaoningContinue reading “When Liaoning exercised at the South China Sea”