Xinjiang a “Frontline Laboratory for Surveillance”...

Under Party Chief Chen Quanguo, a hardliner who was credited for quelling a wave of unrest in Tibet, Xinjiang is emerging as a “perfect police state,” according to...

Leader of the Week: Reigning Emperor

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...

“Xi Jinping Thought” May Be Added to Party Charter...

Xi Jinping has now been in charge of the Party and state for five years. While Xi’s presumed accumulation of personal power has been oft-noted throughout his first term, no clear...

Doubts Surround End of Abusive Shuanggui Detention

Shuanggui, or "dual designation," is an opaque and reportedly brutal system of secret detention operated by the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Commission...

Children of the Chinese Dream

As Xi Jinping begins his second term as CCP general secretary and president of the PRC, Reuters’ John Ruwitch and Anita Li profile 10 members of the generational cohort that...

Development and Destruction Along the Amazon

The Guardian’s Jonathan Watts, the paper’s former Beijing bureau chief and current global environment editor, travels along the Amazon River to explore efforts by...