Chinese Sources

Charter 08, signed by hundreds of Chinese intellectuals

  • Mon, 12/15/2008 - 11:00

The following text of Charter 08, signed by hundreds of Chinese intellectuals and translated and introduced by Perry Link, Professor of Chinese Literature at the University of California, Riverside, will be published in the issue of The New York Review dated January 15, which goes on sale on January 2.

A Bleak Future

  • Mon, 12/08/2008 - 11:00

 I want to begin by recalling a 1993 article by Nicholas Kristof of New York Times. In that article, Kristof describes three scenarios for China in the year 2000, that is, seven years into the future.

West of the middle kingdom

  • Fri, 10/17/2008 - 12:00

Xiyun Yang travels to Xinjiang, where Uighur Muslims and Han Chinese uneasily coexist.

China's Olympic diplomacy

  • Thu, 08/21/2008 - 12:00

The Olympic Games provide a great opportunity for athletes to show off their skills and compete for world championships.

Real terrorists are those in Beijing

  • Mon, 08/18/2008 - 12:00

On the eve of the opening of the Olympic Games in Beijing, two ethnic Uighurs attacked Chinese armed police in Kashgar in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region.

Understanding the word 'Chinese'

  • Tue, 06/17/2008 - 12:00

Toward the end of the Qing Dynasty, Governor of Taiwan Liu Mingchuan (劉銘傳) issued stamps bearing the words “Great Qing Taiwan Post Office.” The postal services were of course part of the Qing administration, but the stamps bore the characters for Taiwan on them alongside the word “Formosa.”

Commentary: "Dalai Lama´s high-degree autonomy for Tibet" means overthrowing China´s social system

  • Tue, 04/29/2008 - 12:00

Following is the full text of an article titled "'Dalai Lama's high-degree autonomy for Tibet' means overthrowing China's social system" by Hua Zi:

EDITORIAL:Beijing's other crackdowns

  • Tue, 04/08/2008 - 12:00

With the focus on unrest in Tibet, not much has been said about another disturbing development in China -- government claims that it had stopped a terrorist attack on an airplane last month and arrested a terror ring that was allegedly planning attacks on the Beijing Olympics.

Boycotts for Beijing 2008 Possible

  • Mon, 10/15/2007 - 12:00

Illegal arrests, forced labour camps, brainwashing centres, organ harvesting, torture, murder, forced abortions, child labour, no freedom of press, internet blockades, widespread corruption and nepotism. This is Beijing 2007.

Chinese Leader Admitted for First Time Regime is Facing Crisis

  • Thu, 01/18/2007 - 11:00

Chinese President Hu Jingtao admitted recently that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime is facing three unprecedented crises: A political crisis, a crisis revolving around social infrastructure, and a crisis concerning overall governance within the regime. Among them, the crisis of governance is the most threatening.