China Drafts Rules for Hong Kong Elections
August 29, 2014
China Drafts Rules for Hong Kong Elections
Details of the draft suggest Beijing is holding to a hard-line stance in the face of pan-democrat opposition.
China Drafts Rules for Hong Kong Elections
Beijing’s Booming Population Risks Instability
August 28, 2014
Beijing’s Booming Population Risks Instability
Pollution and rapidly increasing rural migrants could quickly outstrip Beijing’s ability to cope.
Beijing’s Booming Population Risks Instability
Xi Jinping's Reforms: 'Mission Impossible'?
August 28, 2014
Xi Jinping's Reforms: 'Mission Impossible'?
The cynicism surrounding Xi's reforms are making a difficult task even harder.
Xi Jinping's Reforms: 'Mission Impossible'?
Xi Jinping Meets Vietnamese Leader
August 28, 2014
Xi Jinping Meets Vietnamese Leader
Vietnam and China have smoothed over tensions, but a long-term solution remains elusive.
Xi Jinping Meets Vietnamese Leader
The Logic Behind China's Air Intercepts
August 27, 2014
The Logic Behind China's Air Intercepts
In intercepting US military aircraft, China is sending a clear signal about what behavior it will (and won't) accept.
The Logic Behind China's Air Intercepts
China: The Peoples’ OS
August 27, 2014
China: The Peoples’ OS
Beijing’s new operating system is meant to go head-to-head with Western firms in China.
China: The Peoples’ OS
China Aims for October Release of First Domestic OS
August 27, 2014
China Aims for October Release of First Domestic OS
While handicapping foreign IT firms, China is also trying to speed up development of local tech like a desktop OS.
China Aims for October Release of First Domestic OS
Beijing Indie Film Fest Closed by Police... Again
August 26, 2014
Beijing Indie Film Fest Closed by Police... Again
Even while Beijing seeks to pump up Chinese cinema, it continues to suppress independent film festivals.
Beijing Indie Film Fest Closed by Police... Again
China May Regret ‘Free Riding’ in Iraq
August 26, 2014
China May Regret ‘Free Riding’ in Iraq
"Unless China invests in counter-terrorism operations internationally, it will face the consequences domestically."
China May Regret ‘Free Riding’ in Iraq
China Discovers Cross-Border Tunnels Leading to Xinjiang, North Korea
August 26, 2014
China Discovers Cross-Border Tunnels Leading to Xinjiang, North Korea
Images from a Chinese satellite show cross-border tunnels in sensitive regions.
China Discovers Cross-Border Tunnels Leading to Xinjiang, North Korea
The Nine-Dashed Line: 'Engraved in Our Hearts'
August 25, 2014
The Nine-Dashed Line: 'Engraved in Our Hearts'
How China's "nine dash line" claims (including James Shoal) have been taught in Chinese schools since the 1940s.
The Nine-Dashed Line: 'Engraved in Our Hearts'
Xi in Mongolia: Trade, Security, and Neighborhood Diplomacy
August 22, 2014
Xi in Mongolia: Trade, Security, and Neighborhood Diplomacy
Xi Jinping boosted economic and political ties with Mongolia, showcasing China's "neighborhood diplomacy."
Xi in Mongolia: Trade, Security, and Neighborhood Diplomacy
China Deploys Drones in Xinjiang
August 22, 2014
China Deploys Drones in Xinjiang
Plus, more on SOE reform, legalizing marijuana, and China's thirst for greatness. Friday China links.
China Deploys Drones in Xinjiang
Xi’s Mongolia Trip a Signal to China’s Neighbors
August 22, 2014
Xi’s Mongolia Trip a Signal to China’s Neighbors
Beijing is attempting to improve regional relations in the run up to November’s APEC summit.
Xi’s Mongolia Trip a Signal to China’s Neighbors
Could a Climate Change Deal Fit China’s Economic Reform Agenda?
August 22, 2014
Could a Climate Change Deal Fit China’s Economic Reform Agenda?
Why an ambitious deal on climate change is much more likely now than it was in Copenhagen in 2009.
Could a Climate Change Deal Fit China’s Economic Reform Agenda?
Reports: 5 Tibetans Dead After Police Fire on Protestors
August 22, 2014
Reports: 5 Tibetans Dead After Police Fire on Protestors
Tibetan rights groups say five men died in police custody after a protest in Garze, Sichuan.
Reports: 5 Tibetans Dead After Police Fire on Protestors
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