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Cindy is currently an undergraduate studying political science and Asian studies at UC Berkeley. She is primarily interested in Chinese political reform, social justice, particularly issues of poverty and inequality, as well as philosophy.
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China to Invite Foreign Forces to Join Military Parade

To mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat at the end of World War Two, China will be conducting an elaborate military parade this fall to which foreign military representatives and world leaders, including Japan’s prime minister, are invited to attend. The Associated Press reports: A defence ministry spokesman, Geng Yansheng, said foreign government

March 27, 2015 8:17 PM

Zhou Aides Fall As Corruption Crackdown Reaches Abroad

On Monday, prosecutors in Hubei charged Wang Yongchun, a former executive at China National Petroleum Corporation and an aide of fallen security tzar Zhou Yongkang, with graft and abuse of power. Wang is the latest among dozens of senior oil executives and government officials to be caught in President Xi Jinping’s ongoing anti-corruption campaign. Ben Blanchard at

March 23, 2015 7:37 PM

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