Posts About China
Two Internet uprisings, and China's response to them, tell us a lot about the real state of the country.
How has the Communist Party stayed in power in China? By giving a lot of people a stake in China's future and crushing the rest.
There are surprising noises coming from China these days about North Korea. One influential Chinese academic thinks China's policy -- long supportive of the hermit kingdom -- might be changing.
Boom times are back - just not in the United States.
A story from the South China Morning Post has captivated China.
A ballistic missile that could destroy aircraft carriers would alter the three-way balance between the U.S., China and Taiwan.
Given the choice between a nuclear-armed North Korea and no North Korea at all, Beijing will go with the latter.
China's elites are generally supportive of the regime, whose top echelon is generally united. So don't expect Zhao Ziyang's posthumous memoirs to shake things up.
Here's a (non-exhaustive) list of what the Chinese government has said about the June 4th crackdown.
Here's what we know about the authenticity of Zhao Ziyang's memoirs.
China's attitude toward the press since the earthquake has been fascinating, as long as you're not a reporter getting punched in the mug.
In China's glut of anniversaries this year, one little election stands out.
A huge backlash forces one province to rescind an order that had ordered officials to smoke more to help the economy.
China quarantines more than 100 Mexicans, some of whom haven't even been to Mexico.
Can we quit worrying about a big China-U.S. war now?
The Geely GE has its coming-out party at the Shanghai Auto Show.
Jackie Chan's comments about freedom reflect the views of China's elite.
China's alarming rate of aborting female fetuses -- confirmed by a recent study -- is a recipe for serious social disorder.
Here's what it's like to be a yuppie in the People's Republic of China.
pouriel Roubini's take on China's economic prospects: Pretty negative and definitely a different line from the triumphalism emanating from the authorities in Beijing.