South Asia and Beyond

Resham Bhambhani

Research Associate at StratNewsGlobal, A keen observer of #China and Foreign Affairs. Writer, Weibo Trends, Analyst. Twitter: @resham_sng

The Dark Side of China’s Unified Rental Housing Policy

China’s overpriced property market has forced many Chinese to continue renting homes. Not so well known is Shenzhen’s Unified Rental Housing Policy, that on the face of it, is pretty innocuous: it seeks to standardize the management of rental properties in specific areas, regulating the rental market and improving the quality of rental housing while […]Read More

China’s Toxic Culture Where Women Are Objectified, Harassed And Filmed Secretly

Weibo is an excellent mirror to Chinese society, reflecting how some people, especially men behave with respect to women. The hashtag, “#Man Caught Filming Beauty Salon Staff in Public Restroom, Staff Successfully Recorded the Incident Process,” garnered a staggering 27 million views and then abruptly vanished from the public eye (June 22), suggesting government censors […]Read More