China Tightens Media Grip
New rules on the way microblog stories are reported marks a further tightening of China’s grip over the media.
Ai Weiwei Help Floods In
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been landed with a $2.4 million tax bill. But help has been flooding in.
Bo Xilai's Hollywood Campaign
Chinese politician Bo Xilai is trying an unconventional approach to his bid for a Politburo Standing Committee seat.
Beijing Papers Taken Over
News two of Beijing’s most vocal newspapers have been taken over by govt officials intensifies crackdown fears.
China's Train Crash Mystery
A crash on the high-speed Beijing to Shanghai line has major implications for public perceptions over corruption.
Why Jasmine Died in China
Fear, lack of information and a government crackdown killed the chances of a Jasmine Revolution here.
Speculating on Jiang Zemin
Speculation is rife among Chinese netizens over whether former leader Jiang Zemin is still alive.
Wen Warns Over Inflation
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao warns that inflation is likely to exceed the government’s 4 percent goal for the year.
Anna Hazare Under Fire
The Communist Party joins Congress in criticising activist Anna Harare. Will the BJP follow suit?
Why Inner Mongolia Matters
The protests that erupted after a herder was killed by a trucker highlight the conflicting interests in Inner Mongolia.
Who is Li Chengpeng?
Controversial author Li Chengpeng wants to stand as an independent candidate in Chengdu. Can he?
China's Local Poll Breakthrough
Do local election ‘experiments’ in China offer a useful stepping stone toward genuine democracy?