The Publicity War Between Beijing and Guo Wengui

In interviews with New York-based Mingjing News last month, Chinese real estate tycoon Guo Wengui levied unproven allegations suggesting that the corruption targeted by ...

Word of the Week: Dama Era

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...

Lee Ming-che’s Detention and Cross-strait Relations...

Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che went missing on March 19th while entering China from Macau. Chinese authorities eventually acknowledged that he was being held on suspicion of endangering...

Xi Calls for Restructured Military to “Serve the Party”...

At Reuters, Philip Wen reports that Xi Jinping has announced a restructuring of the People’s Liberation Army in an effort to “to transform it into a leaner fighting force...

Qiao Mu: “I Quit Because I Don’t Want a Work Unit”...

Early on in Xi Jinping’s ongoing campaign to enforce ideological orthodoxy throughout the Party and society at large, the president identified university campuses as important...

“Hollywood Can’t Exist Without China”...

The increasingly interdependent relationship between China and Hollywood can be seen in the recent surge of trade and investment deals in the film industry and in the way China is...