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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.

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.

2018/09/28 | China Brief

Guess Who's Back: Xi Sheds Low Profile to Navigate the Trade War

Xi Jinping laid low throughout the summer, leading to rabid speculation from China watchers. He's back now, but is he here to stay?

2018/09/21 | The Interpreter

The End of the Jack Ma Era Marks a Changing China

The end of Jack Ma's tenure as Alibaba's chairman reflects a need for a different kind of leadership in the Xi Jinping era.

2018/09/12 | Policy Forum

OPINION: Time to Say Goodbye to 'Chinese Taipei'

A proposal to compete as 'Taiwan' rather than 'Chinese Taipei' in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics serves as a warning to Beijing.