• Confirm
  • .

2017/06/29 | Agence France-Presse

Hong Kong Divided as China's President Xi Arrives

More than 20 activists - including Joshua Wong and young legislator Nathan Law - remained in custody Thursday evening after being arrested for causing a 'public nuisance' during a Wednesday night protest.

2018/12/18 | Asia Dialogue

Norway, China and the Deep Hypocrisy of the 'Human Rights Dialogue' Ritual

An October visit by Norway's royal couple – who claimed to have been unaware of Xinjiang's internment camps – checked all the boxes of what has become a ritualized process.

2019/10/14 | The Interpreter

China’s Catholics Still Suffer Religious Oppression After Vatican-Beijing Deal

The Vatican, the only European state that still recognizes Taipei over Beijing, signed a landmark deal last year with the CCP in exchange for recognition of the Pope as the leader of China’s Catholics. The deal, however, has shown no sign of progress or success.

2018/11/05 | Global Voices

After Fan Bingbing & Meng Hongwei, Nobody Is Safe in Xi Jinping's China

Both the starlet and the cop are victims of Xi's newest repression tactic: liuzhi, or retention in custody.

2019/11/10 | Mongabay

China Keeps Quiet About the Amazon Crisis Despite Its Leverage Over Brazil

The Brazilian president met with the Chinese leader last week on trade, but China remained silent on the Amazon fires, deforestation, and other environmental issues.

2018/10/18 | Stuart Heaver

HONG KONG: Why China's Greater Bay Masterplan May Not Be So Great

The plan to unite nine Chinese cities with Hong Kong and Macau reads well on paper but innovation is about more than just pie in the sky political programs.

2021/07/01 | Deutsche Welle

China: Xi Jinping Says Beijing Will No Longer Be Bullied During CCP 100 Year Anniversary

The Chinese Communist Party celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding with a flyby of jets and helicopters over Tiananmen Square.

2020/11/10 | Roy Ngerng

What’s Behind Taiwanese Support for Trump?

There’s not much that Taiwan can do about China’s threat. But the government can address the economic and social sources of insecurity.

2016/12/28 | Giorgio Strafella and Daria Berg

Roots and Prospects of Xi’s Cultural Policy

Xi Jinping may soon find out that while censorship and surveillance are relatively easy, China’s "State capacity" when it comes to cultural production has significantly shrunk since 1979.

2017/10/27 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: All the President's 'Yes' Men

This week's unveiling of a new Politburo Standing Committee included no clear successor to Xi Jinping.

2017/10/31 | Suzanne Pepper

Xi Jinping Shatters Hong Kong Handover Illusion

Chinese President Xi Jinping's report to the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China revealed once and for all that Beijing intends to exercise 'comprehensive jurisdiction' over Hong Kong, and that the 1997 promise of '50 years without change' can now be consigned to the dustbin of history.

2017/04/11 | Kerry Brown

The Xi-Trump Summit: Rearranging the Furniture

After the Trump-Xi summit in Florida, there appears to be no fundamental change to the Sino-US relationship. 'All that continues as before. Chairs have just been rearranged – that’s all,' writes Kerry Brown.