October 28, 2017
China's Communist Party: 3 Successes and 3 Challenges
By Mu Chunshan
After the Party Congress, a look back at the CCP's strengths and forward to the challenges ahead.
October 16, 2017
Chinese Communist Party Expels Former Justice Minister for ‘Serious Discipline Problems’
By Charlotte Gao
Wu Aiying had served as Chinese justice minister for 12 years until 2017.
August 01, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Inertia of Unity
By John Lee
Despite regional variations, politically speaking China is remarkably homogeneous.
July 24, 2017
Liu Xiaobo and the Moral Critique of Contemporary China
By Kerry Brown
Liu's sharpest critiques of the Party were not political, but moral.
July 18, 2017
Will a Chinese Tycoon's Social Media Campaign Shake the 19th Party Congress?
By Mingde Wang
What Guo Wengui's scandalous accusations mean for Chinese politics.
May 26, 2017
More Troubles for China's Southern Mega-Bridge Project
By Cal Wong
After a string of delays and cost overruns, now 21 employees have been arrested for falsifying test results.
May 12, 2017
5 Factors Holding Back China’s Economic Reform
By Spencer Sheehan
Local level factors are weighing on China’s reform momentum.
April 17, 2017
Are There Chinese Hitmen in the Kingdom of Tonga?
By Cleo Paskal
Remarks from Tonga's prime minister make public an open secret about crime in the Chinese community.
November 22, 2016
Xi's 'China Dream' Comes to Coal Country
By Francois Dubé
Frustration with corrupt and inept local authorities in Shanxi fuels support for Xi Jinping’s push to be core leader.
September 08, 2016
The Trouble With Chinese Mega Projects
By David Volodzko
Breakneck speed and rampant corruption threaten Chinese engineering projects, from the flashy to the mundane.
August 27, 2016
The Trouble With China’s War on Pollution
By Chris Zhang
Enforcement remains a major problem.
April 09, 2016
What Do the Panama Papers Reveal About China?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, the Great Firewall under fire, OBOR, and China picking up Russia's slack in Kyrgyzstan. Friday China links.