Shops Ordered to Sell Alcohol in Xinjiang Village

Amid China’s ongoing crackdown on terrorism in Xinjiang, launched last May in effort to combat increasing violence in the region and elsewhere in China, authorities...

Feng Zhenghu’s Airport Diary: One Dollar Bill

After he was denied re-entry to China eight times, Feng Zhenghu lived in Tokyo’s Narita Airport for 92 days in 2009-2010. Now Feng is telling the story of his airport odyssey...

Translation: Two Ends for Xi Jinping, a Play

In this one-act play, New York-based writer Bi Ruxie imagines two outcomes for Xi Jinping if China went to war with Japan over the Diaoyu Islands. Wang Qishan, who is in real life spearheading...

Party Schools Aloof From Western Values Campaign

Officials have recently railed against Western influence in higher education, but the Associated Press’s Erika Kinetz writes that Party members’ own training is...

Marking World Press Freedom Day in the “China Cage”...

To mark World Press Freedom Day, human rights groups drew attention to the Chinese government’s ongoing crackdown on speech online and in the media. In its annual index measuring...

“Amazon Consumer Tracking with an Orwellian Twist”...

Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant recently reported on China’s plans for a wide-reaching “social credit system” rating citizens according to factors from work...