Qin Gang

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...

Xi Jinping as “Compass-in-Chief”

There has been much discussion and dissection of the optics of the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s recent visit to Beijing, during which he met with Foreign Minister Qin Gang, Director of the CCP Central Foreign Affairs...

China, India to Ignore Differences, Deepen Ties

As China’s new passport design stirs up controversial border disputes in various regions, Chinese state media reports that China and India, whose border has remained unsettled since the Sino-India war in the 1960s, have...

Word of the Week: Ulterior Motives

Editor’s Note: The CDT Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon is a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to...

Xinhua: China Cyber Attacks Against Google Pure Fabrication

Here is an official commentary from Xinhua: The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and some other newspapers have published articles indicating that cyber attacks targeting Google and several other U.S....

C.A. Yeung: Memorable Quotations from Qin Gang (秦刚)

From Under the Jacaranda Tree blog: Qin Gang is the public face of China. Everybody reckons he is a significant improvement from his predecessor Jiang Yu, whose looks and mannerism often call to mind the good old days when...

Qin Gang (秦刚): What Can and Cannot be Watched Online

The following excerpt is from remarks by Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Qin Gang (秦刚) during a press conference on March 31, 2009, and is being widely commented on by Chinese netizens: Question: YouTube was...

China Blasts U.S. Report on Human Rights – Gillian Wong

From AP, via the Washington Post: A U.S. State Department report that criticized China’s human rights record is without basis and irresponsible, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Saturday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin...



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