Taiwan Citizen Accused of Conspiring to Tell Truth in China

June 27, 2012, 5:18 pm

A Taiwanese engineer who took a quick three-day trip across the strait to southern China now faces the possibility of an extended prison term and torture. His alleged crime: [...]

Hu Jintao Gains Ground in Beijing Ahead of Leadership Change

June 27, 2012, 4:05 pm

Choosing Beijing’s new Party Secretary is proving to be a political tussle in China.

Zhou Yongkang Gave Order to Quickly ‘Close Case’ on Activist Death

June 26, 2012, 2:51 pm

Security czar Zhou Yongkang gave the order to cremate the body of Li Wangyang within three days of his death, a Hong Kong media report said.

China Withdraws From Disputed Lagoon, Philippines Says

June 26, 2012, 1:43 pm

China has pulled out all of its ships, including navy vessels, from the disputed lagoon in the Scarborough Shoal located in the South China Sea, after it agreed to terms with [...]

A Chinese Dance Competition Forbidden in China

June 26, 2012, 1:29 pm

Official Chinese propaganda has in recent years attempted to focus on arts and culture as a means of getting out the Communist Party’s official message.

Joking Chinese Netizen Files Lawsuit Following One Year Forced Labor

June 26, 2012, 12:23 pm

A Chinese Internet user from Chongqing who was sentenced to a year of “re-education through forced labor” for making a crude joke about Bo Xilai and Wang Lijun, is now [...]

New Book By Retired Chinese Cadre Qiao Shi May Touch Nerves

June 25, 2012, 4:00 pm

A retired Party official who was a foe to former Party leader Jiang Zemin recently published a book of speeches and writings, raising questions about whether he may be [...]

Hu Jintao’s Journey to Paramount Military Power: Part I

June 25, 2012, 2:03 pm

Chinese leader Hu Jintao has fought a hard and long battle to gain control of the military, and only in the last year succeeded in doing so.

Cambodia Says it Won’t Extradite French Architect to China

June 22, 2012, 4:02 pm

A French architect who is said to have known disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai and his wife, Gu Kailai, has not been extradited to China from Cambodia, where he was [...]

Bo Xilai’s Wife Reportedly Admits to Killing British Businessman

June 22, 2012, 3:45 pm

Gu Kailai, the wife of scandal-ridden Chinese politician Bo Xilai, allegedly confessed to murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, a report says.

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Asia Week NY Spring 2013