Decoding the Chinese Internet eBook (2015 Edition)

China Digital Times has released an updated edition of “Decoding the Chinese Internet: A Glossary of Political Slang.” Classic memes, created by Chinese netizens to counter...

Christians Protest ‘Evil’ Cross-Removal Campaign...

At The Guardian, Tom Philips reports that Christian leaders in Wenzhou, a historically Christian region in coastal Zhejiang province, last week launched a street protest against...

Ground Truths vs. Abstract Narratives on China

At the Union of Concerned Scientists, Gregory Kulacki urges skepticism towards “definitive statements” on issues such as the fate of the Communist Party and the political...

Revisiting China Under Mao

In an interview with The New York Times’ Ian Johnson, sociologist Andrew G. Walder, discussed his new book, “China Under Mao: A Revolution Derailed,” and the...

Myanmar Jails 155 Chinese Citizens for Illegal Logging...

In Myanmar, 155 Chinese citizens have been sentenced—all but two to life—for illegal logging. Reuters reports: A court in Myitkyina, capital of Kachin State in the north of Burma,...

The End of the Rope? Xi Turns to Confucianism

The Economist examines the Party’s ongoing adoption of Confucianism alongside its own heritage as an ideological pillar: Though the party has quietly been rehabilitating...