power struggle

Qin Gang Removed as Foreign Minister Without Explanation

After one month without making a public statement or appearance, Qin Gang was removed from his position as foreign minister on Tuesday. At least for now, he will be replaced by his boss Wang Yi, who leads the CCP’s foreign...

U.N. Human Rights Council Declines Debate on Xinjiang Report

On Thursday, the U.N. Human Rights Council voted against a motion to debate the human rights situation in Xinjiang. The vote, occurring one month after then-U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet released a...

Net Closes on Ling Jihua

Authorities are stepping up the corruption investigation into the family of Ling Jihua, a former...

Communist Elders Take Backroom Intrigue Beachside

The New York Times’ Edward Wong and Jonathan Ansfield report from Beidaihe, a seaside resort outside Beijing, where Communist leaders have traditionally vacationed and held important behind-the-scenes meetings. This year...

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