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The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
March 19, 2018
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
Wang Qishan, Yang Xiaodu, and the prospects for  the next phase of China’s anti-corruption campaign.
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
What China's Elimination of Presidential Term Limits Does and Doesn't Mean
March 06, 2018
What China's Elimination of Presidential Term Limits Does and Doesn't Mean
The Diplomat's Shannon Tiezzi joins Ankit Panda to discuss developments in Chinese politics.
What China's Elimination of Presidential Term Limits Does and Doesn't Mean
As 'Two Sessions' Open, CCP Is Ready to Defend Presidential Term Limit Change
March 05, 2018
As 'Two Sessions' Open, CCP Is Ready to Defend Presidential Term Limit Change
This year’s unusually long “Two Sessions” are doomed to go down in China’s contemporary history.
As 'Two Sessions' Open, CCP Is Ready to Defend Presidential Term Limit Change
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
February 27, 2018
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
Did the Chinese president need to remove term limits to exercise power and influence over the party?
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
China Slows the Pace on Its Defense Spending Growth in 2017
March 05, 2017
China Slows the Pace on Its Defense Spending Growth in 2017
Anticipating slower overall growth, China slows the pace of its year-on-year defense spending growth.
China Slows the Pace on Its Defense Spending Growth in 2017
Election Day in Beijing
November 23, 2016
Election Day in Beijing
What do elections look like in China's capital?
Election Day in Beijing
Can China's New Charity Law Fix a Dismal Donation Rate?
March 17, 2016
Can China's New Charity Law Fix a Dismal Donation Rate?
Chinese charitable giving ranks at the bottom of the world. A new law aims to fix that.
Can China's New Charity Law Fix a Dismal Donation Rate?
China's Foreign Minister: No Cause for Optimism in China-Japan Relations
March 09, 2016
China's Foreign Minister: No Cause for Optimism in China-Japan Relations
Despite advances in 2015, Wang Yi sees an uncertain future ahead for China-Japan relations.
China's Foreign Minister: No Cause for Optimism in China-Japan Relations
4 Takeaways from China's Economic Blueprint
March 08, 2016
4 Takeaways from China's Economic Blueprint
What's different -- and what's not -- about China's economic planning for the next five years.
4 Takeaways from China's Economic Blueprint
China Does Away With Trade Targets Amid Economic Uncertainty
March 07, 2016
China Does Away With Trade Targets Amid Economic Uncertainty
China won't set an official trade target for 2016, citing increasing international economic uncertainty.
China Does Away With Trade Targets Amid Economic Uncertainty
The Truth About China's New National Security Law
July 01, 2015
The Truth About China's New National Security Law
China's new national security law is vague, but it's precisely the kind of legal wallpaper Xi Jinping needs.
The Truth About China's New National Security Law
What It’s Like to Attend a CCP Press Conference
March 24, 2015
What It’s Like to Attend a CCP Press Conference
What it's really like to attend the Chinese premier's annual press conference at the National People's Congress.
What It’s Like to Attend a CCP Press Conference
Chinese Company Takes a Bath as Sri Lankan Port Project Scrutinized
March 14, 2015
Chinese Company Takes a Bath as Sri Lankan Port Project Scrutinized
Plus, the debate over the CCP's future, China's military in the Middle East, and the NPC wraps up. Friday China links.
Chinese Company Takes a Bath as Sri Lankan Port Project Scrutinized
What to Expect From Chinese Diplomacy in 2015
March 10, 2015
What to Expect From Chinese Diplomacy in 2015
Four takeaways from Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s annual press conference.
What to Expect From Chinese Diplomacy in 2015
Just How Powerful Is Xi Jinping?
March 09, 2015
Just How Powerful Is Xi Jinping?
China's leader has all the levers of power, but can he provide results commensurate with his status?
Just How Powerful Is Xi Jinping?
What Does the NPC Have to Say About China's Pollution Woes?
March 07, 2015
What Does the NPC Have to Say About China's Pollution Woes?
Announcement made during the "two sessions" hint at increased enforcement of environmental laws.
What Does the NPC Have to Say About China's Pollution Woes?
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