Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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China’s Top Social Problem: No Faith in the State

According to a poll on the top 10 national concerns in China taken by the People’s Tribune [Chinese], a magazine affiliated with the Party-run People’s Daily newspaper, China’s top concern is official’s “lack of credibility.” Many of the other concerns on the list also reflect a public concern with corruption. The Wall Street

September 16, 2014 11:04 AM

China Detains Writer Tie Liu for ‘Provoking Trouble’

The BBC reports that 81-year-old writer Tie Liu has been detained by police, allegedly for an essay he wrote last month criticizing Party propaganda chief Liu Yunshan: Chinese writer Huang Zerong, also known as Tie Liu, has been detained by police allegedly for writing articles critical of a senior official. Police arrested Mr Huang, 81, at his Beijing home early on Sunday morning.

September 15, 2014 6:55 PM

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