Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Photo: Chinese chess in Chongqing, by Clément Belleudy

Chinese chess in Chongqing

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Zhou Yongkang Suspected of Illicitly Gathering Information on Top Officials

The investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang has taken another turn with accusations that he ordered surveillance of top leaders including President Xi Jinping. The revelations may be linked to the charge of “revealing state secrets” that was filed against Zhou earlier this month. Bloomberg reports: The investigation showed that Zhou used phone taps

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