Xi to Meet With Head of Taiwan’s Governing Party

The New York Times’ Austin Ramzy reports that President Xi Jinping will be meeting with Eric Chu, the new chief of Taiwan’s Nationalist (Kuomintang, or KMT) Party,...

Ilham Tohti: Present-Day Ethnic Problems in Xinjiang...

In 2013, Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti penned the draft of a 24,000 word essay examining various social and economic issues facing Uyghurs, but he was unable to complete the final version...

Netizen Voices: “Who Let You Provoke Uncle Ou”?...

Ou Shaokun is a 62-year-old anti-corruption activist based in Guangzhou who was detained by police while in the company of a prostitute in Changsha on March 26. Ou runs a Weibo account...

Minitrue: Man Sentenced for Mao Portrait Ink Attack...

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect...

After Autoshow Model Ban, a Funeral Stripper Crackdown...

At China Real Time, Te-Ping Chen and Josh Chin report a new crackdown on hiring strippers to appear at funerals alongside other professional tear-leaders. According to a statement...

Words of the Week: Seven Don’t Mentions

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...