China's Uphill Battle Against the Ivory Trade
February 10, 2016
China's Uphill Battle Against the Ivory Trade
Five months after Xi Jinping promised to ban the ivory trade, what progress has China made?
China's Uphill Battle Against the Ivory Trade
China’s Ongoing 'Political Correctness' Campaign
February 10, 2016
China’s Ongoing 'Political Correctness' Campaign
Xi Jinping is running a sustained campaign with some significant implications.
China’s Ongoing 'Political Correctness' Campaign
Fires, Gunshots, and Violence Mar Latest Hong Kong Protest
February 09, 2016
Fires, Gunshots, and Violence Mar Latest Hong Kong Protest
Support for street food vendors in Mong Kok turned into a violent clash between protesters and police.
Fires, Gunshots, and Violence Mar Latest Hong Kong Protest
After North Korea Rocket Launch, China Pushes Back Against THAAD
February 09, 2016
After North Korea Rocket Launch, China Pushes Back Against THAAD
In official statements and media commentaries, China keeps making the case against THAAD.
After North Korea Rocket Launch, China Pushes Back Against THAAD
The 2016 Chinese New Year Gala: a Propaganda Disaster
February 09, 2016
The 2016 Chinese New Year Gala: a Propaganda Disaster
Chinese netizens are rolling their eyes at the heavy-handed propaganda in China's most-watched TV program.
The 2016 Chinese New Year Gala: a Propaganda Disaster
38 Dead, 120 Missing After Taiwan Earthquake Collapses Apartment Building
February 09, 2016
38 Dead, 120 Missing After Taiwan Earthquake Collapses Apartment Building
As rescuers worked to find survivors, officials promised to look into the possibility of shoddy construction.
38 Dead, 120 Missing After Taiwan Earthquake Collapses Apartment Building
China Finds 123 People Responsible for Fatal Tianjin Explosions
February 06, 2016
China Finds 123 People Responsible for Fatal Tianjin Explosions
The State Council has found 123 people responsible for the August disaster in Tianjin.
China Finds 123 People Responsible for Fatal Tianjin Explosions
How China's 'Belt and Road' Compares to the Marshall Plan
February 06, 2016
How China's 'Belt and Road' Compares to the Marshall Plan
Should we think of "One Belt, One Road" as China's Marshall Plan?
How China's 'Belt and Road' Compares to the Marshall Plan
Did China’s Anti-Corruption Drive Lead to an 'Intelligence Windfall' for the US?
February 06, 2016
Did China’s Anti-Corruption Drive Lead to an 'Intelligence Windfall' for the US?
Plus, China's biggest deal-maker, aid to Syrian refugees, and the newest propaganda rap hit. Your China links.
Did China’s Anti-Corruption Drive Lead to an 'Intelligence Windfall' for the US?
Facing Economic Headwinds, China Predicts Slower Growth in 2016
February 04, 2016
Facing Economic Headwinds, China Predicts Slower Growth in 2016
China set its floor for GDP growth in 2016 at 6.5 percent, but is determined to keep that pace for the next four years.
Facing Economic Headwinds, China Predicts Slower Growth in 2016
China: North Korea's Nuclear Tests a 'Slap in the Face' for US
February 04, 2016
China: North Korea's Nuclear Tests a 'Slap in the Face' for US
China is "seriously concerned" about North Korea's upcoming missile test, but thinks the U.S. is partly to blame.
China: North Korea's Nuclear Tests a 'Slap in the Face' for US
If Chinese Could Vote in US Presidential Primaries, Who Would They Choose?
February 03, 2016
If Chinese Could Vote in US Presidential Primaries, Who Would They Choose?
In an informal online survey, Donald Trump does well – until the respondents learn about his actual positions.
If Chinese Could Vote in US Presidential Primaries, Who Would They Choose?
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
February 03, 2016
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
China wants to grant hukous to 100 million migrants by 2020, but will be slow and selective in its reform.
China's Plan for 'Orderly' Hukou Reform
The Next Step in Beijing's War on Pollution
February 03, 2016
The Next Step in Beijing's War on Pollution
Beijing is preparing new emissions standards for vehicles, but localized measures won't solve the city's smog problem.
The Next Step in Beijing's War on Pollution
It's Official: China's Military Has 5 New Theater Commands
February 02, 2016
It's Official: China's Military Has 5 New Theater Commands
China scrapped its seven military regions in favor of five theater commands.
It's Official: China's Military Has 5 New Theater Commands
China's Rights Struggle Is No Longer an 'Internal Affair'
February 01, 2016
China's Rights Struggle Is No Longer an 'Internal Affair'
"Suddenly the country’s domestic repression has a strong international dimension."
China's Rights Struggle Is No Longer an 'Internal Affair'
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