As many Chinese—encouraged by official media—see their country as the target of foreign plots,...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 9, 2015
Shao Jiang, a veteran of the 1989 Tiananmen protests, has filed an official complaint with the...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 18, 2014
Li Keqiang’s three-day visit to the U.K. got into full swing on Tuesday, with the Chinese premier meeting both the Queen and his British counterpart David Cameron. Deals and declarations were announced, covering trade...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 6, 2012
The following examples of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 29, 2012
Since the opening of the Beijing Olympics four years ago—a declaration of national arrival which awed some and terrified others—the question has lingered of how London would follow it. Comparisons were inevitable, and perhaps...
by Scott Greene | Nov 11, 2011
China has struck an agreement with Chicago-based Exelon Group in which instructors will provide consulting and training services to an arm of state-owned China National Nuclear Corp., providing the Chinese with an opportunity to...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 8, 2011
At Foreign Policy, Arthur Kroeber embarks on an epic overview of political issues surrounding the yuan, from controversial exchange rates to its questionable future as an international reserve currency. He dismisses the popular...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 2, 2011
An ongoing series at The Economist’s More Intelligent Life site searches for a new global capital, with a particular focus on London, New York, Washington DC, Beijing, Delhi and Singapore. As noted in ‘Beijing:...
by samuel wade | Aug 12, 2011
David Cameron’s suggestion that individuals’ access to social media might be restricted to help contain future riots has prompted widespread comparisons with internet controls in China and elsewhere. Kenneth Roth of...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 9, 2011
As riots in London and other UK cities continued, the Global Times accused British media of double standards in their coverage. If it had happened somewhere else, the chaos would have been given a name, such as...
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