Leta Hong Fincher on Women in Today’s China

On her blog China Law and Policy, Elizabeth Lynch interviews Leta Hong Fincher about her book “Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China (Asian Arguments).”...

Behind the Fall of China’s Greatest Newspaper...

Guangzhou-based Southern Weekly was once considered one of the most influential media outlets in China—and certainly the most outspoken of mainland circulating newspapers....

Sensitive Words: Singers and Tigers and Bloggers (Oh My)...

As of January 29, the following search terms are blocked on Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Xi Jinping and His Anti-corruption Crusade
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    Corporate Dispute Linked to Corruption Probes

    A corporate dispute between state-owned Founder Group and its largest shareholder, real estate company Beijing Zenith Holdings Co., has been linked to ongoing corruption investigations...

    Word of the Week: Great Chinese LAN

    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 words of...

    Tibet Officials Punished for Separatism

    Chinese state media reported on Tuesday that dozens of officials in the Tibet Autonomous Region were punished last year for disciplinary violations, 15 of whom were accused...