Category: China

Maverick Former Chinese Official Explains Dynamics of Elite Communist Party Politics

Xi Jinping is widely misunderstood by the media and intellectuals because they don’t understand the power dynamics inside the

Organ Harvest Documentary Wins Prestigious Peabody Prize

Recognition comes as international medical stance toward China reaches fork in the road An unflinching documentary about mass murder

As ‘Core’ Leader, China’s Xi Jinping Can Shake up Regime

News analysis On paper, Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping has no need to affirm his status as China’s

Censors Suppress Discussion of Deadly Northwest China Explosion

A huge explosion that killed at least 14 people and injured over 150 has seen the Chinese regime’s heavy-handed

The Five Companies Leading China’s Overseas Expansion

China’s military does not yet have the capability to deploy its power quickly on a global scale. But economically,

Chinese Dissent in an Age of Social Media

NEW YORK—Nearly 20 years ago, newspaper headlines were wondering whether the internet was going to free China. Exhibit A

Comparing the Role of Government in the Economies of China and the United States

The size of China’s government is enormous. By 2007 China’s fiscal revenues had reached 5.1 trillion yuan ($770 billion),

Is China’s Geely Building a Car Brand for the Future?

One of the most ambitious new car debuts in recent memory occurred last week in Berlin. The 01 SUV,

China’s Xi Jinping in Ascendancy Before Key Party Conference

News analysis Leadership transition in the Chinese regime is a messy affair. Party leaders who cannot align themselves with

The Chinese Musician Who Chose Conscience Over Communism

NEW YORK—At 72, Xin Xiulu plays the erhu, an ancient two-stringed Chinese instrument, on the streets of Flushing, Queens,

Hillary Clinton Allegedly Praised Chinese Leader Xi Jinping as ‘Good News’ in Leaked Speeches

In private speeches and emails from 2013 and recently released via Wikileaks, U.S. Secretary of State and Democratic presidential

Vigil Outside Chinese Consulate Shines Light on Deadly Persecution

SAN FRANCISCO—It’s impossible to tell at a glance that Wang Liansu, a gently-spoken native of northeastern China now living

Nearly Two Million in Asia-Pacific Nations Sign Petition Supporting Legal Action Against Former China Leader Jiang Zemin

A Chinese civic movement to put former regime head Jiang Zemin on trial for his murderous anti-Falun Gong campaign,

Chinese Tourists Caught Trying to Take Toilet Seat From Japanese Hotel

The boorish behavior of some Chinese nationals when traveling abroad has brought such embarrassment to Beijing that China has

What Xi Jinping’s Reading List Says About the Future of His Leadership

Books are important, especially in an authoritarian society where the state decides what goes to press. This gives some

Philippine President Breaks Ties With US, Realigns With China and Russia

The Philippines’ controversial President Rodrigo Duterte has been criticized for his violent campaign against crime, but it is the

Colorful Falun Gong March Brings Serious Message to San Francisco

Falun Gong practitioners raise awareness about persecution taking place in China SAN FRANCISCO—Late in the crisp, mostly cloudless morning

How the Persecution of a Peaceful Spiritual Practice Touched a Former Chinese Leader

It’s been 17 years since the Chinese Communist Party made the fateful decision to eliminate Falun Gong, one of

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