Founded in 2017, SinoInsider is a China political risk consultancy based in New York. We have an unparalleled track record in predicting Chinese Communist Party elite politics. Our accurate forecasting and authoritative analysis are derived from a unique political risk assessment model.



Co-founder. CEO

Don Tse co-founded SinoInsider Consulting in early 2017 and is SinoInsider’s CEO and lead researcher. His expertise includes Chinese Communist Party elite politics and personnel movement, China’s domestic policy and macroeconomic trends, as well as China’s military affairs.

Don has given briefings on the CCP factional struggle behind the North Korean nuclear crisis to the Air University (United States Air Force) and the U.S. intelligence community. He has contributed to the Pentagon’s internal magazine, and his writings have appeared in The Diplomat, The National Interest, and Real Clear Defense. Don’s article, “China’s Americanized Military,” made The Diplomat’s “Best of 2017” list.

Before co-founding SinoInsider Consulting, Don worked for a large overseas Chinese media outlet for nearly ten years. When he headed the China news department from 2011 to 2014, he and his team accurately forecasted several high-profile purges, personnel reshuffles, and other key political developments in China.


Senior Researcher

Chu-Cheng Ming is a senior researcher at SinoInsider and a professor emeritus of political science at the National Taiwan University (NTU). He served as chairman of NTU’s Department of Political Science from 1999 to 2003, and president of the Chinese Association of Political Science (Taipei) from 2001 to 2004. Dr. Ming’s research specialization includes China’s domestic politics and foreign policy, cross-strait relations, and international relations.

Dr. Ming has served as a consultant to various government ministries and agencies in Taiwan on China’s domestic politics and policies towards the U.S. He was also a member of a task-force group advising the president of the Republic of China (Taiwan) on cross-strait ties. His writings have appeared in scholarly journals and other publications.


Our company basically acted on Prof. Ming's predictions and enlarged our scale and enriched our product lines. That allowed us to deal capably with larger orders from China in 2019."

Mr. Chiu, Realtek R&D Center


Senior Analyst

Larry Ong is a senior analyst with SinoInsider. He was part of the SinoInsider team that forecasted the 19th Party Congress and 2018 Two Sessions personnel reshuffles with a high degree of accuracy. His writings have appeared in The National Interest. He also co-authored articles with SinoInsider lead researcher Don Tse in The Diplomat and Real Clear Defense.

Before joining SinoInsider, Larry was a journalist with The Epoch Times from 2009 to 2017. He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts, First Class Honours in History.