- Chinese government advertorials in Indian (& other) newspapers
- Chinese officials' numerous op-eds in Indian newspapers
What is a publishing Op-ed means?
Number of countries do this, Government of India officials publish op-eds in newspapers in other countries too. The logic behind it is fairly straight forward: gives a glimpse of another country's perspective.
In the last couple of months, there have been at least 6 op-eds by Chinese officials in Indian newspapers.
- Economic Times
- The Hindu
- Times of india
- Fress Press Journal
- hindustan times
- Indian expres
This is unusual and almost like the Chinese missions in India have a regular column. Their op-eds don't hesitate to attack Indian partners by name or touch on issues sensitive in/to India. 99% of time telling about the success story of China and the greatness of Xi Jingping. And news paper Mislabelling this ads . There have now been at least 2 instances of labelling op-eds by the PRC ambassadors as "analysis" and as representing his “personal views.”