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Liu Xiaobo and the Moral Critique of Contemporary China
July 24, 2017
Liu Xiaobo and the Moral Critique of Contemporary China
Liu's sharpest critiques of the Party were not political, but moral.
Liu Xiaobo and the Moral Critique of Contemporary China
Will a Chinese Tycoon's Social Media Campaign Shake the 19th Party Congress?
July 18, 2017
Will a Chinese Tycoon's Social Media Campaign Shake the 19th Party Congress?
What Guo Wengui's scandalous accusations mean for Chinese politics.
Will a Chinese Tycoon's Social Media Campaign Shake the 19th Party Congress?
More Troubles for China's Southern Mega-Bridge Project
May 26, 2017
More Troubles for China's Southern Mega-Bridge Project
After a string of delays and cost overruns, now 21 employees have been arrested for falsifying test results.
More Troubles for China's Southern Mega-Bridge Project
5 Factors Holding Back China’s Economic Reform
May 12, 2017
5 Factors Holding Back China’s Economic Reform
Local level factors are weighing on China’s reform momentum.
5 Factors Holding Back China’s Economic Reform
Are There Chinese Hitmen in the Kingdom of Tonga?
April 17, 2017
Are There Chinese Hitmen in the Kingdom of Tonga?
Remarks from Tonga's prime minister make public an open secret about crime in the Chinese community.
Are There Chinese Hitmen in the Kingdom of Tonga?
Xi's 'China Dream' Comes to Coal Country
November 22, 2016
Xi's 'China Dream' Comes to Coal Country
Frustration with corrupt and inept local authorities in Shanxi fuels support for Xi Jinping’s push to be core leader.
Xi's 'China Dream' Comes to Coal Country
The Trouble With Chinese Mega Projects
September 08, 2016
The Trouble With Chinese Mega Projects
Breakneck speed and rampant corruption threaten Chinese engineering projects, from the flashy to the mundane.
The Trouble With Chinese Mega Projects
The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution
August 27, 2016
The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution
Enforcement remains a major problem.
The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
April 09, 2016
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
Plus, the Great Firewall under fire, OBOR, and China picking up Russia's slack in Kyrgyzstan. Friday China links.
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
China's Anti-Corruption Campaign Marches On
November 14, 2015
China's Anti-Corruption Campaign Marches On
Even corrupt officials are loudly voicing support for anti-corruption efforts.
China's Anti-Corruption Campaign Marches On
China’s Meritocracy Vs. Western Democracy
October 31, 2015
China’s Meritocracy Vs. Western Democracy
Is China's meritocracy actually a better alternative to Western-style democracy?
China’s Meritocracy Vs. Western Democracy
Interview: Richard C. Bush on Northeast Asian Economies
October 22, 2015
Interview: Richard C. Bush on Northeast Asian Economies
Insights into the economies of Northeast Asia.
Interview: Richard C. Bush on Northeast Asian Economies
23 Executives, Government Officials Under Investigation for Role in Tianjin Explosions
August 27, 2015
23 Executives, Government Officials Under Investigation for Role in Tianjin Explosions
The suspects range from executives of the company at the center of the blasts to customs and transportation officials.
23 Executives, Government Officials Under Investigation for Role in Tianjin Explosions
Chinese Outward Investment and Host Country Corruption
July 26, 2015
Chinese Outward Investment and Host Country Corruption
The link between the two is not as obvious as some critics claim.
Chinese Outward Investment and Host Country Corruption
The Problem with the Buy High, Sell Low Scheme in China
July 01, 2015
The Problem with the Buy High, Sell Low Scheme in China
An inconspicuous yet widespread practice has some troubling implications.
The Problem with the Buy High, Sell Low Scheme in China
In China, Today's Heroes Are Tomorrow's Villains
June 16, 2015
In China, Today's Heroes Are Tomorrow's Villains
In Chongqing, a strange cycle of police heroes turned captured criminals has been playing out.
In China, Today's Heroes Are Tomorrow's Villains
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