A new proposal put before the National People’s Congress realigns the structure of the...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 1, 2013
At The New York Times, NPR’s Louisa Lim examines China’s popular ‘bureaucracy lit’, focusing on former official Wang Xiaofang’s Civil Servant’s Notebook. The genre has recently attracted increased...
by Scott Greene | Jan 24, 2013
Amid rumors of a restructuring of China’s bureaucracy under the leadership of Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang, the Jamestown Foundation’s Peter Mattis assesses the implications of a potential shakeup of the Ministry of...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 25, 2011
Author Wang Xiaofang has written a novel about corruption and the inner workings of Chinese bureaucracy that is not so loosely based on his experience working as secretary to Ma Xiangdong, deputy mayor of Shenyang who was...
by cschultz | Jan 31, 2010
Published in the Times Argus: The Chinese businessman battled for years to get cities to reveal their budgets, but his quest seemed quixotic in a country notorious for keeping citizens in the dark. Then China did what would once...
by Michael Zhao | Nov 11, 2006
From Xinhua via China Daily: Buying and selling government jobs has become one of the main causes of government corruption in China, says a former head of the CPC’s organization department. Zhang Quanjing (Âº†ÂÖ®ÊôØ), who headed the department for five years until 1999, says some people will stop at nothing, including murder, to move up […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”