Still Waiting for Human Rights Progress Under Xi

At Global Post, Human Rights Watch’s Maya Wang assesses the first hundred days of Xi Jinping’s presidency, and catalogs a series of discouraging episodes on the human rights front. It’s probably unrealistic to expect...

Can Xi Jinping Really Fight Corruption?

With the detention of four activists in Beijing for publicly expressing support for official financial disclosure, The New York Times’ Andrew Jacobs reports that new president Xi Jinping’s push to curb corruption...

China Gains Key Assets In Spate of Purchases

China is on an asset buying spree. From The Washington Post: The deals have allowed China to lock up supplies of oil, minerals, metals and other strategic natural resources it needs to continue to fuel its growth. The sheer...

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