Celine Sui

Celine Sui

Celine Sui is a US-based independent scholar and freelance journalist focused on Sino-African relations.

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Opinion | Why China insists foreign organisations, like the NBA, kowtow to its nationalistic red lines

China’s response to an NBA team manager’s tweet reveals how adept the Communist Party has become at whipping up nationalist sentiment while containing the risks of doing so.

China’s response to an NBA team manager’s tweet reveals how adept the Communist Party has become at whipping up nationalist sentiment while containing the risks of doing so.

Why China insists foreign organisations, like the NBA, kowtow to its nationalistic red lines
29 Oct 2019 - 9:10AM
Opinion | In China, Big Brother is watching you even as you sort your trash

The Chinese state is taking surveillance to the next level. Vast networks of cameras are not just aimed at reducing crime but also enforcing recycling laws, encouraging civic behaviour. Privacy concerns aside, the tools are reshaping the relationship between government and citizen.

The Chinese state is taking surveillance to the next level. Vast networks of cameras are not just aimed at reducing crime but also enforcing recycling laws, encouraging civic behaviour. Privacy concerns aside, the tools are reshaping the relationship between government and citizen.

In China, Big Brother is watching you even as you sort your trash
7 Aug 2019 - 12:06PM
Opinion | The belt and road isn’t just re-routing investment, but also foreign language instruction in China

As China eyes partnerships across Asia, Oceania, Europe and Africa, new majors have sprung up at the country’s venerable institutions of foreign-language instruction.

As China eyes partnerships across Asia, Oceania, Europe and Africa, new majors have sprung up at the country’s venerable institutions of foreign-language instruction.

The belt and road isn’t just re-routing  investment, but also foreign language instruction in China
27 May 2019 - 10:30AM
Opinion | The everyday reality for China’s belt and road plan in Africa is labour issues, rather than foreign relations

When Chinese companies go to countries like Ethiopia, they find themselves having to deal with labour disputes and run up against legal and cultural complexities. These are the risks firms have to manage, away from the headlines.

When Chinese companies go to countries like Ethiopia, they find themselves having to deal with labour disputes and run up against legal and cultural complexities. These are the risks firms have to manage, away from the headlines.

The everyday reality for China’s belt and road plan in Africa is labour issues, rather than foreign relations
19 Apr 2019 - 6:30PM