How China Stopped Its Bloggers

For the Australian Financial Review, Angus Grigg examines the two-year campaign against social media and online expression launched by Xi Jinping soon after he became president....

World Bank Denies Chinese Pressure to Cut Report

Agence France-Presse reports that the World Bank removed a section of its recently released China Economic Update report. The deleted chapter called on Beijing to reform its financial...

Howard French: Is “China in Africa” Something to Fear?...

The Washington Post’s Laura Seay discusses China’s presence in Africa with Howard French, associate professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of...

Josh Summers on New Travel Guide and Life in Xinjiang...

As mounting violence in recent years has led to an ongoing security crackdown in Xinjiang, the diverse northwestern region of China has increasingly become a focus in ...

Word of the Week: Your Country

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and encountered in online political discussions. These are the...

Hong Kong Marks Handover Date with PLA, Protests

On the 18th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China, crowds gathered for the annual vigil, though in much smaller numbers than in years past. Following last year’s...