This year marks the 30th anniversary of the nationwide, student-led democracy movement in China,...
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 14, 2017
CDT cannot verify any information presented by Guo Wengui. For the past six months, from his $67...
by Josh Rudolph | May 29, 2017
At Reuters, Benjamin Kang Lim reports that Cai Qi, a longtime ally of Xi Jinping, has been...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 14, 2016
Xi Jinping’s long-running crackdown on Party corruption culminated earlier this month with a...
by Cindy | Feb 5, 2016
Following mounting calls for “absolute” loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party and to...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 10, 2015
The annual confab of China’s top leadership at the Beidaihe seaside resort is always...
by Samuel Wade | May 12, 2014
Several sources have told the South China Morning Post that this year’s Party Central...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 21, 2012
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...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 31, 2010
The Sydney Morning Herald looks at a possible shift in dynamics in China’s elite politics: In the closet warfare of Chinese elite politics, Shanghai has been the political bastion of Hu Jintao’s predecessor and...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 6, 2009
The Sydney Morning Herald reports that China’s political institutions have not evolved enough to handle other transformations underway in society, and that ongoing political struggles are responsible for the clamping down...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 3, 2009
The New York Times writes about several recent high-profile corruption cases in China: Chinese authorities say the arrests are part of the Communist Party’s latest anticorruption campaign — and they include the arrest last month...
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