- Wed, 01/04/2017 - 18:19
Dame Anson Chan was the chief secretary of the Hong Kong Civil Service under both British and Chinese authorities. She remains an experienced and knowledgeable observer of mainland politics.
- Wed, 12/28/2016 - 15:30
Ethnic Turkic-speaking Uighurs in China have long faced restrictions relating mainly to the practice of their religion, Islam. Now, under new regulations implemented last fall, their ability to travel apparently is being restricted, with residents of western Xinjiang province required to hand over their passports to police for "safekeeping."
- Wed, 11/30/2016 - 17:10
China has a long-standing problem in its oil rich northwestern region of Xinjiang and it is persisting with solutions that have patently not worked.
- Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:46
Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, American business executives and political leaders of both parties repeatedly put forward what I label the “China fantasy”: the view that trade, foreign investment and increasing prosperity would lead to political liberalization in the world’s most populous country.
- Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:28
At a glance, the postponement of a court trial for two suspects in connection with the deadly bombing at the Erawan shrine due to the lack of an interpreter sparks suspicion there may be foul play in the case which has been long delayed.
- Mon, 10/17/2016 - 19:47
The daughter of jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti speaks out in support of her father after he wins a prestigious award.
- Thu, 10/06/2016 - 17:27
Xi Jinping consolidated power with laws that justify repression in the name of national security
- Fri, 09/30/2016 - 14:31
China on Thursday proudly announced that it would cooperate with the UN Human Rights Council. The promise came with the release of a policy paper, the National Human Rights Action Plan, outlining Beijing’s goals over the next four years.
- Wed, 09/28/2016 - 17:33
AS CHINA’S economy mushroomed in recent decades, outsiders often pointed out the need to establish rule of law, giving investors and business executives, both at home and abroad, a reliable set of rules upon which to make decisions.