“Hidden Ruler” Wang Huning Steps Onstage...

Of the five new arrivals on China’s top Politburo Standing Committee at last month’s 19th Party Congress, none has attracted as much recent scrutiny as Wang Huning....

Former Cyberczar Lu Wei Under Investigation

Former cyberczar Lu Wei, who previously served as head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, is currently under investigation for “serious violations of discipline,”...

With Basketball Players in Spotlight, Liu Xia’s Fate Unknown...

Poet Liu Xia, wife of late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, has not been seen in public since her husband’s burial at sea on July 15, 2017, except for a brief video appearance, and remains...

Minitrue: Follow Official Media on Beijing Fire

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...

Minitrue: Downplay Qingdao Murder, Daycare Abuse

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...

CAC: Order as Important as Freedom Online

For the third year in a row, China has been ranked the world’s worst abuser of internet freedom out of 65 countries surveyed by Freedom House in their 2017 Freedom of the Net...