Spring 2019 Hong Kong Protests

Recent protests in Hong Kong occurred over a bill which would allow Hong Kong residents to be brought to court in mainland China for actions done in Hong Kong. More specifically, protesters in Hong Kong are concerned that freedom of expression is under attack because of fears that Hong Kong critics of China’s government might […]

Two Chinese Shipping Companies Designated by U.S. Last Week as Trade Talks Progress

The U.S. Treasury Department has placed designations last week upon two Chinese shipping companies due to their alleged assistance in violating sanctions on North Korea. Shipping industry sanctions on North Korea are related to concerns of materials reaching the North Korean nuclear weapons programs. China-US relations are characterized by strong economic interdependence as well as […]