Too late for Bo Xilai, Geremie Barmé suggests that Cicero’s advice for securing election to the Roman Senate might also be of use to China’s political elite as they gather this week for the 18th Party Congress. From...
by Wendy Qian | Jun 27, 2012
Ian Johnson interviews dissident Chen Guangcheng in a New York University classroom. Continuing the transcript style of his Bao Tong interview, Johnson asks Chen many probing questions, from China’s incoming leadership to...
by Zhaohua Li | Apr 21, 2008
A re-education drive promised in the wake of Tibetan protests is now underway, according to a state-run paper in Tibet. From Reuters, via the Guardian: The campaign to “fight separatism, protect stability and promote...
by Mo Ming | Dec 24, 2006
From Asia Times: Ahead of its 17th National Congress next autumn, the power center of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has begun to restructure its anti-graft system to strengthen its direct supervision of the behavior of regional officials in the hope of more effectively curbing rampant corruption. President Hu Jintao’s renewed efforts to clean China’s […]
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