npc 2012

Hexie Farm (蟹农场) Series: The Politburo at War

Hexie Farm’s latest entry in his CDT Series is a response to last week’s National People’s Congress meeting, which saw the dismissal of Chongqing Party Secretary and Politburo member Bo Xilai. The cartoon...

Ministry of Truth: Reporting Wen Jiabao’s Speech

Before yesterday’s press conference by Premier Wen Jiabao, in which he spoke for over two and a half hours on a range of topics, the Central Propaganda Department issued the following directive to journalists: 中宣部:...

Cartoons: Article 73 in an Iron House

As the National People’s Congress prepares to vote on revisions to the Criminal Procedure Law, cartoonists in China are airing their feelings on the proposals. Most criticisms focus on Article 73, which enshrines the right...

Bo Xilai Takes Blame for “Negligent Supervision”

After sparking rumors when he failed to appear at yesterday’s NPC plenary session, beleaguered Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai held a press conference on Friday in Beijing. Hundreds of reporters were turned away from the...

Hexie Farm (蟹农场): The Stage

Below is the latest entry in Hexie Farm’s cartoon series for CDT, just in time for the opening of the annual National People’s Congress meetings in Beijing. The Stage, by Crazy Crab for Hexie Farm (蟹农场) Read about...

China’s Premier Wen Opens National People’s Congress

The annual meeting of the National People’s Congress opens Monday in Beijing. This congress is the last meeting before the leadership transition later this year. Premier Wen Jiabao opened the meeting with a work report. AP...



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