Chinese Regime Labor Camp Reforms Bring Panic, Puzzlement, Hope

February 13, 2013, 10:42 am

The new Chinese leadership has announced that it’s going to scrap the system of “re-education through forced labor”—and both officials and dissidents are still trying [...]

Canadian Performs Red Opera at Beijing Propaganda Show

February 11, 2013, 5:41 pm

A variety show staged by China Central Television not surprisingly has a good helping of propaganda in the mix of performances. This year, a Western singer recruited by his [...]

Xi Jinping Fan Group Catches China’s Attention

February 8, 2013, 10:21 am

A Chinese microblog dedicated to Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has gone viral.

Chinese Province Suspends Sentencing to Labor Camps

February 7, 2013, 7:19 pm

China’s Yunnan Province will no longer hand out sentences to forced labor camps, according to a state media report.

Wife of Jailed Chinese Lawyer Appeals to Obama Administration

February 6, 2013, 10:15 am

Geng He, wife of imprisoned Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng called on President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton to raise their voices for her husband’s [...]

Chinese Warship Targeted Japanese Ship With Radar

February 5, 2013, 5:52 pm

A Chinese ship trained its missile-guiding radar at a Japanese vessel recently, prompting the Japanese government to lodge a protest with Beijing.

Will Xi Jinping’s Corruption Crackdown Catch the Real ‘Tigers’?

February 4, 2013, 3:15 pm

Since taking the reigns of power in China last year, Party leader Xi Jinping has repeatedly vowed to fight corruption, but will he attack the actual ‘tigers’ in the regime?

1,900 Chinese Sign Petition to Release Falun Gong Practitioners

February 4, 2013, 3:05 pm

Over 1,900 Chinese people in northeastern China have signed a petition calling for the release of two elderly women who were jailed for several years for practicing Falun Gong.

Over the Past Four Months, Chinese Hackers Attacked NY Times

January 31, 2013, 5:18 pm

Chinese hackers have carried out attacks on The New York Times’ computer systems for the past four months, stealing account information and passwords of reporters and others [...]

Dinner Tab for Officials in Beijing? $1,605

January 31, 2013, 2:18 pm

As the Chinese New Year approaches, Chinese officials are not stinting on their meal expenses, despite a recent call by new Party leader Xi Jinping for thrifty living.

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