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Two doctors perform surgery in southwest China’s Chongqing, on Aug. 9, 2013. A patient received a matching liver and kidney for transplant surgeries within only a month in Tianjin City, according to New Tang Dynasty Television. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)
Two doctors perform surgery in southwest China’s Chongqing, on Aug. 9, 2013. A patient received a matching liver and kidney for transplant surgeries within only a month in Tianjin City, according to New Tang Dynasty Television. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

A Taiwanese patient received a matched liver and a matched kidney within only a month in a hospital in a city in northern China, according...


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  • A general view shows the skyline of the Lujiazui Financial District in Pudong, seen from the 109th floor of the Shanghai Tower (still under construction), covered in smog in Shanghai on Oct. 16. Associates of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin, including Feng Jun, general manager of State Grid Shanghai Municipal Electric Power Company, are under investigation on a charge of corruption. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images).

    Jiang Zemin’s Associates and Family Hit With Corruption Charges

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  • Hong Kong actress Cherie Chung poses on October 8, 2013 as she arrives at the Beaux Arts (Fine Arts) school in Paris to attend a dinner organized by US fashion designer Ralph Lauren to celebrate his sponsorship with the school. (Francois Guillot /AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Taiwanese and Hong Kong protesters alike gather in Times Square on Sept. 27, 2014, (from l-r) Eric Tsai, 24, and Jenny Wang, 23. (Gary Du/Epoch Times)

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    NEW YORK—Jenny Wang knew time was tight. She rushed from work, driving an hour to get to her older sister’s apartment in Jersey City. Then,... Read more

  • A photographer holds a Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone in Berlin, Germany. An infected file in the smartphones was found to relay data to China. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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    ‘Anonymous’ Hackers Leak Phone Numbers of 250 Hong Kong Police

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  • Albert Ho, speaking through a megaphone at the Admiralty occupied zone protest site on Oct. 14. The pan democrats, like Ho, have largely been on the sidelines supporting the student-led umbrella movement. (Yu Kong/Epoch Times)

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    Anything for Power: The Real Story of China’s Jiang Zemin – Chapter 19

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  • Danielle Wang makes notes before speaking at a press conference calling for her father to be freed, opposite the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 24, 2014. Danielle has worked for 13 years seeking to gain freedom for her father, a prisoner of conscience in China. (Courtesy Danielle Wang)

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  • President of The Transplantation Society Dr. Francis L. Delmonico (far R) observes the signing of the Hangzhou Resolution in China on Oct. 29, 2013. Chinese health authorities later reneged on the promises made then, which made participation in this year's China Transplant Congress 2014 impossible for international transplantation organizations. (Screenshot/declarationofinstanbul.org)

    Transplant Conference Held in China, International Organizations Stay Home

    China’s Transplant Congress 2014 started on Wednesday, Oct. 29 and runs through Friday Oct. 31 in Hangzhou. The Congress is going forward without the support... Read more

  • People demonstrate against the Toronto District School Board's partnership with the Beijing-controlled Confucius Institute outside the TDSB on Oct. 29, 2014. (Allen Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Toronto School Board Drops Confucius Institute

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  • A pro-democracy protester sleeps on a street in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on October 28, 2014. A month into the mass pro-democracy protests gripping Hong Kong, the movement is under pressure to keep up momentum -- but those on the streets say their vigil has already changed the city for good. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

    Here’s Why 90% of Hong Kong Students Aren’t Ending the Umbrella Movement Soon

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  • The Chinese character 太 (tài) stands for being the highest or grandest, and gives emphasis to adjectives such as to indicate the concepts of “very” or “too.” (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Character for Very, Highest: Tài (太)

    The Chinese character 太 (tài) is used to describe the quality of being the highest, greatest, grandest, or the most senior. It is also used... Read more

  • Over the next few weeks, China and Australia will work together to repatriate corrupt Chinese officials. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    To Fight Corruption, Chinese Regime Goes Fox Hunting in Australia

    In the next few weeks, China and Australia will work together for the first time to repatriate corrupt Chinese officials in Australia, according to Australian... Read more

  • Former Chinese Communist Party head Jiang Zemin attends the opening session of the 18th National Congress at the Great Hall of the People on Nov. 8, 2012, in Beijing, China. At that Congress Xi Jinping, who has pursued members of Jiang's faction with corruption charges for 19 months, was installed. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    China’s Former Leader Revealed Hong Kong’s Fate 14 Years Ago

    Jiang Zemin is perfectly clear who’s calling the shots in Hong Kong. Today, students and citizens of Hong Kong have taken to the streets to... Read more

  • Hong Kong tycoon, chairman of Liberal Party James Tien walks out from Legislative Council chamber in Hong Kong's Admiralty, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Delegates to China's top government advisory body voted Wednesday to kick James Tien out after his comments on the unpopular Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    China Ousts Pro-CCP Hong Kong Politician for Criticizing Leung Chun-ying

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    Proud and Worried, Taiwanese Watch Hong Kong

    NEW YORK—Jenny Wang knew time was tight. She rushed from work, driving an hour to get to her older sister’s apartment in Jersey City. Then,... Read more

  • The Hoover Dam on the border between Arizona and Nevada shown in an April 13, 2014. The Chinese regime allegedly breached a database on vulnerabilities in U.S. dams. (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Woman Arrested for Downloading Files on Vulnerabilities in US Dams

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  • An operating room from the film "Red Reign." (Red Reign)

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  • A Chinese couple walk together while shopping at an outdoor mall in the evening on Sept. 5, 2014, in Beijing, China. The Obama administration said Wednesday that China's currency remains "significantly undervalued." (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

    US Economic Report Criticizes China’s Currency Policy

    WASHINGTON—The Obama administration said Wednesday that China’s currency remains “significantly undervalued,” but it stopped short of citing China or any other country for unfairly manipulating... Read more

  • Police fire tear gas at pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Sept. 28, 2014. On Sept. 29, Voice of America put into effect a previously scheduled cut in TV broadcasts to Hong Kong and China, broadcasts that were replaced by Radio Free Asia programming. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)

    Voice of America Alters Broadcasts After Hong Kong Protests Begin

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  • A group of New York supporters of the Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters gather in front of New York's Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in midtown Manhattan, N.Y., on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The group New Yorkers Supporting Hong Kong met with Hong Kong government representatives at the New York office to present demands that Hong Kongers living abroad and other supporters have for the government. (Hannah Cai/Epoch Times)

    Overseas Hong Kongers in New York Present Letter to Local Hong Kong Government Office

    As talks broke down on Thursday between the Hong Kong government and student protestors who have occupied the city’s busiest streets for more than a... Read more

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    China’s Human Rights Record Worsening, Says US Gov’t Report

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  • Persecuted human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng is seen in his former office in Beijing in a November 2, 2005, file photo. A group of U.S. Senators are requesting Gao's transfer to the United States for medical attention. (Verna Yu/AFP/Getty Images)

    Senators Press Obama to Help Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Reunite With Family

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  • The entrance to the Waldorf Astoria, the landmark New York hotel, is viewed on Oct. 6 in New York City. Hilton Worldwide will sell the Waldorf to the Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95 billion. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Waldorf Astoria Sale to Chinese Insurance Company Raises Security Concerns

    Hilton Worldwide announced today that it agreed to sell New York’s famous Waldorf Astoria hotel to China’s Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95 billion. Hilton will... Read more

  • Supporters of Hong Kong's democracy protests gather in Times Square, New York City, on Oct. 1, 2014. The rally was part of a global effort to express solidarity for Hong Kong protestors who have called for universal suffrage by occupying the city's main thoroughfares. (Gary Du/Epoch Times)

    New Yorkers Support Hong Kong’s Push for Universal Suffrage

    NEW YORK—Huddled under open umbrellas in the middle of Times Square, despite the day’s drizzle of rain having already concluded, several hundred people shouted in... Read more

  • Practitioners of Falun Dafa meditate in the William H. Seward park in Chinatown, Manhattan, on Sept. 29, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Practitioners of Spiritual Practice Banned in China Get Harassed in New York

    NEW YORK—It began with a few scribbles on the ground. Written in Chinese with chalk, the messages ranged from the innocuous—disease names and Chinese dish... Read more

  • Alan Adler, executive director of Friends of Falun Gong, at a rally near the United Nations in New York on Sept. 27, 2014, calling for the end to the persecution in China. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

    Rally Near UN Calls for End to Persecution of Falun Gong

    NEW YORK—As the climax to five days of protests, Falun Gong practitioners from the greater New York area gathered together near the United Nations on... Read more

  • A student is taken away by policemen at the government headquarter in Hong Kong, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Riot police in Hong Kong on Saturday arrested scores of students who stormed the government headquarters compound during a night of scuffles to protest China's refusal to allow genuine democratic reforms in the semiautonomous region.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    Hong Kong Police Arrest Student Protesters Calling for Democracy

    HONG KONG — Riot police in Hong Kong on Saturday arrested dozens of students who stormed the government headquarters compound during a night of scuffles... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners stage a peaceful protest against China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, who is believed to be guilty of genocide, torture, and other crimes against humanity, during the Climate Summit at the U.N., in New York City, on Sept. 23, 2014. (Dai Bing/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Vice Premier Provokes Chain of Protests Upon Arrival in New York

    NEW YORK—There’s a letter waiting at Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli’s presidential suite at the Waldorf Astoria, pleading for the release of democracy activist Wang... Read more

  • Grace Gege Ge, daughter of human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, speaks at a news conference Sep. 17 outside the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Next to her is Congressman Chris Smith (R-N.J.). (Tiffany Wu/ Epoch Times)

    Daughters of Chinese Dissidents Call for Meeting With Obama

    WASHINGTON—With the vocal support of four congressmen, five daughters of political prisoners in China made a plea to the Chinese communist regime to release their... Read more

  • Outside the Hua Tong Express shipping store in Chinatown, Manhattan, on Sept. 17. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    The Rise of Milk Formula Boutiques in NYC

    NEW YORK—The throughfare in Flushing, Queens, is replete with the kind of shops one expects to see in overseas Chinese communities—restaurants, groceries, bubble tea cafes, more... Read more

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    Chinese Student Spies Overwhelm US

    Intelligence agencies around the world typically regard China’s approach to spying as sloppy and unprofessional. While many other countries focus on stealth and finesse for... Read more

  • Demonstrators hold signs and flags during the Keep Taiwan Free rally on Times Square in Manhattan on Sept. 13, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Old Pass Torch to Young as Rally Demands ‘Keep Taiwan Free’

    NEW YORK—Taiwan’s story is that of an underdog. A small island gave refuge to individuals escaping communism in mainland China and then stubbornly resisted its... Read more

  • Geng He, wife of disappeared Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, seen on a poster at rear, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. On Sept. 9, 2014 Geng He appeared at the National Press Club to appeal for U.S. help for her husband, who was brutalized during 5 years of imprisonment in China. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Wife of Tormented Chinese Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Seeks US Help

    WASHINGTON—Traditional Chinese medicine says that the tooth is the strongest bone in the human body. But in the case of Gao Zhisheng, the renowned Chinese... Read more

  • A panoramic view of a Moon Festival cocktail party held by skincare company Erno Lazlo in SoHo, on Sept. 4. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

    Preserving Traditions Is Hard, Eating Mooncakes Is Easier

    NEW YORK—The lesser known sister of Chinese Lunar New Year, the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival kicks off this week, with a medley of street fairs, parades,... Read more

  • A general view shows the skyline of the Lujiazui Financial District in Pudong, seen from the 109th floor of the Shanghai Tower (still under construction), covered in smog in Shanghai on Oct. 16. Associates of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin, including Feng Jun, general manager of State Grid Shanghai Municipal Electric Power Company, are under investigation on a charge of corruption. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images).

    Jiang Zemin’s Associates and Family Hit With Corruption Charges

    On the same day three corruption investigations into the family and associates of former Chinese regime paramount leader Jiang Zemin were announced. These investigations continue... Read more

  • A photographer holds a Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone in Berlin, Germany. An infected file in the smartphones was found to relay data to China. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

    Sony Xperia Z3 Spy App Reveals New Trend in China’s Cyberespionage

    Mysterious files were found on two models of Sony Xperia smartphones which researchers found are relaying data to Chinese servers. The file is called “Baidu,”... Read more

  • The logo of hacker group Anonymous is shown in a promotional image. Anonymous leaked the contact information of Hong Kong police officers to support pro-democracy protests. (Anonymous)

    ‘Anonymous’ Hackers Leak Phone Numbers of 250 Hong Kong Police

    The hacker group Anonymous leaked the names, phone numbers, faxes, and email addresses of more than 250 Hong Kong police officers. The Oct. 25 leak... Read more

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    Anything for Power: The Real Story of China’s Jiang Zemin – Chapter 19

    Jiang Zemin’s days are numbered. It is only a question of when, not if, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party will be arrested... Read more

  • Over the next few weeks, China and Australia will work together to repatriate corrupt Chinese officials. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    To Fight Corruption, Chinese Regime Goes Fox Hunting in Australia

    In the next few weeks, China and Australia will work together for the first time to repatriate corrupt Chinese officials in Australia, according to Australian... Read more

  • Former Chinese Communist Party head Jiang Zemin attends the opening session of the 18th National Congress at the Great Hall of the People on Nov. 8, 2012, in Beijing, China. At that Congress Xi Jinping, who has pursued members of Jiang's faction with corruption charges for 19 months, was installed. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    China’s Former Leader Revealed Hong Kong’s Fate 14 Years Ago

    Jiang Zemin is perfectly clear who’s calling the shots in Hong Kong. Today, students and citizens of Hong Kong have taken to the streets to... Read more

  • Hong Kong tycoon, chairman of Liberal Party James Tien walks out from Legislative Council chamber in Hong Kong's Admiralty, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Delegates to China's top government advisory body voted Wednesday to kick James Tien out after his comments on the unpopular Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    China Ousts Pro-CCP Hong Kong Politician for Criticizing Leung Chun-ying

    HONG KONG— A Hong Kong tycoon was expelled from China’s top government advisory body on Wednesday after he voiced doubts about the city’s Beijing-backed leader,... Read more

  • Chinese paramilitary police officers watch over pedestrians in the Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing on Oct. 24, 2014. Beijing’s security has been raised in preparation for the APEC summit, which will be held in Beijing from Nov. 5 to 11. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    Before APEC Summit, Beijing Flexes Security Muscle

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  • Politburo Standing Committee member Zhang Dejiang stands behind Xi Jinping, just after he was formally appointed to head the Chinese Communist Party, in the Great Hall of the People on Nov. 15, 2012 in Beijing. Hong Kong magazines have reported that Zhang was part of a plot to create chaos in Hong Kong in order to bring trouble to Xi. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    Xi Jinping Averts Tiananmen-Style Massacre in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong media are reporting that one faction of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has attempted to manipulate recent events in order to produce a... Read more

  • Hand-made umbrellas hang at the main protest site as a festival atmosphere prevails in Hong Kong, Oct. 25, 2014. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 30 (Oct. 27)

    Follow the latest developments from the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. See prior events here. For a timeline summarizing important developments in the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement,  check out... Read more

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    Anything for Power: The Real Story of China’s Jiang Zemin – Chapter 18

    Jiang Zemin’s days are numbered. It is only a question of when, not if, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party will be arrested... Read more

  • A civil servant from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department took a photo of his employment ID to support the Occupy Central movement (Picture from Facebook Page of Civil Servants Holding Umbrellas).

    Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 28 (Oct. 25)

    Follow the latest developments from the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. See prior events here. 2357 HKT [1157 EDT] Chief Executive CY Leung argues against... Read more

  • People demonstrate against the Toronto District School Board's partnership with the Beijing-controlled Confucius Institute outside the TDSB on Oct. 1, 2014. (Allen Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Beijing Seeks to End Confucius Institute Partnership Ahead of Toronto School Board Vote

    Less than a week before Canada’s largest school board votes on whether to end its partnership with the controversial Beijing-run Confucius Institute, Chinese officials have... Read more

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    New Criminal Law to Punish Officials for Accepting Gifts Proposed in China

    China is likely to create a new criminal law to prevent officials from seeking exemption from bribery cases on the excuse of “taking gifts from... Read more

  • Tens of thousands of people gather on Connaught Road Central on Oct. 4, near the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Forces Building. The protesters demand that Chief Executive Chun-ying Leung resign from his position in Hong Kong. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    A Cyberwar Quietly Rages Over Hong Kong

    While protesters clash with police on the streets of Hong Kong, an unseen battle is being fought on the Internet. A conflict between hackers and... Read more

  • Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping attends welcoming ceremony for Malaysia's leaders outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on September 4, 2014. Xi has enhanced his control over the Political and Law Commission with direct management, according to state news media on Oct. 23, 2014. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    Chinese Regime Leader Xi Jinping Seizes Control Over Key Law Enforcement Agency

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  • Pro-democracy protesters stand off with the police after they were trying all night to shutdown parts of Argyle Street and Nathan Road in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, on Oct. 18, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    United Nations Calls on China to Allow Free Elections in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—A panel of United Nations experts on Thursday called on China to allow real universal suffrage in Hong Kong, the latest sign of international... Read more

  • College students in graduation attire carry yellow umbrellas, symbols of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, as they pose for photos in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on Oct. 19, 2014. Dozens of students held umbrellas during their graduation ceremony at Lingnan University in Hong Kong to urge the head of the school to host talks between the chief executive and the pro-democracy students fairly. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 26 (Oct. 23)

    Follow the latest developments from the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. See prior events here.  22:11 HKT [10:11 EDT] Benny Tai, one of the co-founders... Read more

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    Anything for Power: The Real Story of China’s Jiang Zemin – Chapter 17

    Jiang Zemin’s days are numbered. It is only a question of when, not if, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party will be arrested... Read more

  • Pro-democracy protesters give thumbs down as they watch a live TV showing talks between Hong Kong government officials and students at an occupied area by the protesters outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty district,Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.  (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    Chinese Officials Seek to Discredit Xi Jinping in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—The Jiang Zemin faction of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) appears to be trying to create so much trouble in Hong Kong that Party... Read more

  • A receptionist sits behind the counter at the telecommunications firm Huawei Technologies in Wuhan, China on Oct. 8, 2012. Huawei is being accused of forging government documents and hacking emails in South Sudan. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s Huawei Accused of Hacking Government and Forging Documents in South Sudan

    Chinese telecom company Huawei is being accused of forging government documents and hacking government emails in South Sudan. Michael Leuth, head of South Sudan’s Ministry... Read more

  • The office entrance of Sina Weibo, known as Chinese Twitter, in Beijing on April 16, 2014. The chief editor and executive vice president of the popular Chinese online media company Sina Corp. abruptly resigned on Oct. 22, 2014. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

    Editor of China’s Top Web Portal Abruptly Resigns

    Chen Tong, the man who gave China the popular microblog Weibo, resigned as chief editor and executive vice president of Sina Corp. An Sina Corp... Read more

  • Three cruise ships dock in Southampton, England. China may soon enter the cruise ship market by developing its first luxury liner with help from Carnival Corp. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

    China’s First Cruise Liner Could Be a Raw Deal for Everyone

    China is gearing up to enter the cruise-ship industry. The state-run China State Shipbuilding Corporation is building its first luxury liner with help from Carnival... Read more

  • A Chinese couple walk together while shopping at an outdoor mall in the evening on Sept. 5, 2014, in Beijing, China. The Obama administration said Wednesday that China's currency remains "significantly undervalued." (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

    US Economic Report Criticizes China’s Currency Policy

    WASHINGTON—The Obama administration said Wednesday that China’s currency remains “significantly undervalued,” but it stopped short of citing China or any other country for unfairly manipulating... Read more

  • Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying gestures during a press conference after his 2014 policy address in Hong Kong on Jan. 15. Leung has reportedly pocketed millions from a business deal with Australian engineering firm UGL, raising charges of a conflict of interest. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    Embattled Hong Kong Chief Mired in Corruption Scandal

    HONG KONG—Embattled Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is being dealt another blow, as a secret document revealed he had pocketed millions in secret payoffs... Read more

  • The entrance to the Waldorf Astoria, the landmark New York hotel, is viewed on Oct. 6 in New York City. Hilton Worldwide will sell the Waldorf to the Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95 billion. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Waldorf Astoria Sale to Chinese Insurance Company Raises Security Concerns

    Hilton Worldwide announced today that it agreed to sell New York’s famous Waldorf Astoria hotel to China’s Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95 billion. Hilton will... Read more

  • Alibaba CEO Jack Ma rings a bell to celebrate as the Alibaba stock goes live during the company's initial price offering (IPO) at the New York Stock Exchange on Sept. 19. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Alibaba Did Well in China but Is Unlikely to Replicate This Success Elsewhere

    Yes, Alibaba—like China—is big. It just had the biggest IPO in the history of the United States, raising $25 billion. The question is: how did... Read more

  • There just is no easy way out. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

    World Drowning in a Sea of Debt

    Oftentimes, academic research is commissioned to support policy. It is no different in economics and finance, where most of the reports coming out of the... Read more

  • China’s finance minister Lou Jiwei talks with U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Cairns, Australia, on Sept. 20, 2014. (William West/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s ‘Hard Landing’ Approaches

    The China “hard landing” scenario has long been considered a tail risk, but not anymore. The list of economic data misses in August is long... Read more

  • Shi Yongxin, abbot of the Shaolin Temple, walks out from his room on April 7, 2005 in Dengfeng, Henan Province, China. The temple has sued the local government for a greater share of the admission fees to the temple's scenic site. (Cancan Chu/Getty Images)

    Shaolin Temple in China Sues for Greater Share of Tourism Revenue

    A Shaolin Temple in China has sued the tourism bureau of a local city government over the share of revenues for its temple, which is... Read more

  • Xing Lin Real Estate CEO Wu Binglin recently disappeared with large sums of money, leaving thousands of victims in 16 provinces and 50 cities worrying about their investments, in a screen shot from NTD Television. (Epoch Times)

    Executives in Southern China Disappear With Company Cash

    Fujian Province, a manufacturing powerhouse in southern China, has recently witnessed a spate of company executives going missing—often with the company money. Five cases have... Read more

  • A passenger walks past a high-speed train at a railway station in Nanjing in eastern China. China used controversial industrial policies that are exempt from Canada's new investment deal with China to force foreign firms to share intellectual property and know-how. This helped push China's domestic train industry to become globally competitive. (AP Photo)

    FIPA Signed, but Questions Linger

    OTTAWA—The deal is done, but what does it really mean? Last Friday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s cabinet quietly ratified the Canada-China foreign investment promotion and... Read more

  • Top left: The logo of Alibaba.com near its office in Hong Kong on Feb. 22, 2012. (Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images) Background: Alibaba Group chairman and CEO Ma Yun speaks during a press conference on Oct. 17, 2011, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

    Alibaba’s IPO Is a Huge Windfall for Existing Shareholders

    One thing is for sure: Alibaba’s IPO is going to be huge. The answer to other questions, such as valuation, use of capital, and the... Read more

  • A visitor walks through the service center of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone on Nov. 28, 2013. The head of the project was recently removed on corruption charges. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

    Head of Shanghai Free Trade Zone Removed

    The chief of a much-vaunted free trade zone established in Shanghai has been ejected from his post as the anniversary of the initiative nears. Observers... Read more

  • A man points to the skyline of Xiamen, China, on Oct. 25, 2013. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s Debt Bubble in Perspective (Video)

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  • Zhou Bin, an editor of the 21st Century Net website, is dressed in orange prison garb while confessing to China Central Television that he was engaged in a scheme to extort Chinese companies that were going public. A number of editors, executives, and company officials were arrested as the scheme was exposed by official media. (Screenshot/CCTV)

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  • Xing Lin Real Estate CEO Wu Binglin recently disappeared with large sums of money, leaving thousands of victims in 16 provinces and 50 cities worrying about their investments, in a screen shot from NTD Television. (Epoch Times)

    CEO of Large Real Estate Firm in China Disappears With Money

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  • A Chinese couple walk together while shopping at an outdoor mall in the evening on Sept. 5, 2014, in Beijing, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

    Chinese Enterprises Baffled by Having to Practice Social Responsibility Overseas

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  • Bank of China posted 12.58 billion yuan (US$2 billion) in non-performing loans in the first half of this year. Banks in China are seeing a significant increase in non-performing loans as the country's economy cools. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    Bad Loans Surge for China’s Banks During First Half

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  • The sales of high-end mooncakes dropped over 50 percent this year due to China’s anti-corruption campaign. (Screenshot/food.shangdu.com)

    China’s Mooncakes the Latest Victim of Anti-Corruption Campaign

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  • The Chinese character 太 (tài) stands for being the highest or grandest, and gives emphasis to adjectives such as to indicate the concepts of “very” or “too.” (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Character for Very, Highest: Tài (太)

    The Chinese character 太 (tài) is used to describe the quality of being the highest, greatest, grandest, or the most senior. It is also used... Read more

  • (Dennis Wong, CC BY 2.0)

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  • The Duke of Ye was known for his love of dragons. However, when a real dragon appeared before him, he was frightened out of his wits at the sight of the creature and cried for help. (Catherine Chang/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Idioms: Profess To Love What One Actually Fears (葉公好龍)

    In the Spring and Autumn Period (770–476 B.C.), in the state of Chu, there lived a man named Chu Zhuliang who addressed himself as the... Read more

  • A visitor to the Bowers Museum walks past a row of bronze masks, at the China’s Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui exhibit in Santa Ana, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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  • The Chinese character for dream, 夢 (mèng), conveys the idea of not being in the brightness of daylight and thus not seeing clearly. (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Character for Dream: Mèng (夢)

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  • Naxi script. (Mulligan Stu/Flickr)

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  • One minister advised: “Your father was involved in driving him out of the country and now you want him back? It is like playing chess. If you just hold the chess piece and hesitate about your next move, you will surely lose.” (Flora Chung/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Idioms: Lift A Chess Piece But Hesitate To Move – 舉棋不定

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  • The Chinese character 正 (zhèng) conveys the meaning of “walking in accordance with the Dao.” (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Character for Correct, Upright: Zhèng (正)

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  • Guqin master Yuan Jungping in Feb. 2010, when he held a workshop in New York City. (Henry Chan/Epoch Times)

    Sky, Earth, Matter, Self: The Ancient Sounds of Guqin

    NEW YORK—Guqin, one of the oldest musical instruments of China, was banned during the Cultural Revolution by the Chinese Communist Party. But today, musicianship in... Read more

  • Xun Shuang wrote about traditional values and etiquette during the Han Dynasty. In his essays, he used many allusions and quotations from the classics hoping to correct the improper notions and actions of the people of that time. (Sandy Jean/Epoch Times)

    Idioms: Use Allusions or Quotations From Authoritative Works (引經據典)

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  • Su Wu, the faithful diplomat, endured many hardships during 19 years of exile as a testament of his loyalty to his emperor and state. (Yeuan Fang/Epoch Times)

    Historical Figures: Su Wu: Loyal Diplomat and ‘Lonely Shepherd’ for 19 Years

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  • International Classical Chinese Dance Competition winners on stage at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York on Oct. 12, 2014. (Dai Bing/Epoch Times)

    Classical Chinese Dance Competition Graces Stage

    NEW YORK—As a small child, Kexin Li got to see most of the biggest tourist attractions in China with her mom. Li, 22, especially remembers... Read more

  • (Luis Novaes/Epoch Times)

    Anything for Power: The Real Story of China’s Jiang Zemin – Chapter 14

    Jiang Zemin’s days are numbered. It is only a question of when, not if, the former head of the Chinese Communist Party will be arrested... Read more

  • 文 (wén) is a complementary Chinese concept to 武 (wǔ), which refers to military affairs and martial arts.  (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Character for Language, Culture: Wén (文)

    The Chinese character 文 (wén) stands for language, culture, literature, or a literary composition. As an adjective, it conveys the meanings of being elegant, refined,... Read more

  • The diplomat immediately visited the king of Jin and told him about the couple. He told the king, “Respect is a demonstration of virtue. If one is respectful, he must be virtuous! We should educate our people about this virtue.” (Sandy Jean/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Idioms: Treat Each Other With Respect 相敬如賓

    During the Spring and Autumn Period (770–476 B.C.), the king of the state of Jin sent a diplomat to visit the state of Lu. One... Read more

  • The Chinese character 白 (bái) stands for the colour white. It also refers to being pure, clean, unblemished, and bright, or being clear and plain.  (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Character for White: Bái (白)

    The Chinese character 白 (bái) stands for the colour white. It also conveys the meanings of being pure, clean, unblemished, and bright, or being clear... Read more

  • Main image: Map of China. (Shutterstock*); Left: Photo of an ancient Chinese bronze sword,  similar to the one found at Laozhoulin River in Gaoyou County, China. (Shutterstock*)

    3,000-Year-Old Bronze Sword Discovered in China

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  • The Chinese character 元 (yuán) stands for the beginning or the origin, and the quality of being original, first, primary, the eldest, or the leader.  (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Character for Origin, First: Yuán (元)

    The Chinese character 元 (yuán) stands for the beginning or the origin, and the quality of being original, first, primary, the eldest, or the leader... Read more

  • The Chinese character for truth, 眞 (zhēn), depicts an immortal transforming and ascending to heaven. An alternative form of the character is 真 (zhēn).  (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Character for Truth: Zhēn (真)

    The Chinese character 真 (zhēn), also written as 眞 (zhēn), stands for truth, genuineness, and reality, and being authentic, right, accurate, or correct. It also... Read more

  • Bamboo artist Wen Yuke knew so much about bamboo that he could easily and quickly paint it based on pictures that came readily to mind.
(Catherine Chang/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Idioms: Already Have a Plan in Mind (胸有成竹)

    Wen Yuke (also known as Wen Tong) was an artist during the Song Dynasty (A.D. 960–1279) who was very famous for his bamboo paintings. His... Read more

  • Danielle Wang makes notes before speaking at a press conference calling for her father to be freed, opposite the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 24, 2014. Danielle has worked for 13 years seeking to gain freedom for her father, a prisoner of conscience in China. (Courtesy Danielle Wang)

    Daughter Counts the Days Until Father Is Freed in China

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  • President of The Transplantation Society Dr. Francis L. Delmonico (far R) observes the signing of the Hangzhou Resolution in China on Oct. 29, 2013. Chinese health authorities later reneged on the promises made then, which made participation in this year's China Transplant Congress 2014 impossible for international transplantation organizations. (Screenshot/declarationofinstanbul.org)

    Transplant Conference Held in China, International Organizations Stay Home

    China’s Transplant Congress 2014 started on Wednesday, Oct. 29 and runs through Friday Oct. 31 in Hangzhou. The Congress is going forward without the support... Read more

  • People demonstrate against the Toronto District School Board's partnership with the Beijing-controlled Confucius Institute outside the TDSB on Oct. 29, 2014. (Allen Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Toronto School Board Drops Confucius Institute

    Canada’s largest school board has shown the door to the Beijing-run Confucius Institute. Twenty of the twenty-two Toronto District School Board (TDSB) trustees voted in... Read more

  • Demonstrators protest the Toronto District School Board’s partnership with the Beijing-controlled Confucius Institute outside the TDSB on June 18, 2014. (Allen Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Diplomat Rallies Support for Confucius Institute in Toronto Schools

    Just a few days after Chinese officials issued a letter seeking to end an agreement with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) to establish a... Read more

  • Danielle Wang, daughter of Wang Zhiwen, speaks at a press conference in front of the Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C on Oct. 24. Danielle Wang is calling on the U.S. government and the international community to assist in securing the release of his father (Li Sha/Epoch Times)

    Daughter of Prisoner of Conscience Calls for Father’s Release in China

    WASHINGTON—At a press conference in front of the Chinese Embassy on Oct. 24, Danielle Wang, daughter of imprisoned prisoner of conscience Wang Zhiwen, called on... Read more

  • Hand-made umbrellas hang at the main protest site as a festival atmosphere prevails in Hong Kong, Oct. 25, 2014. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 30 (Oct. 27)

    Follow the latest developments from the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. See prior events here. For a timeline summarizing important developments in the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement,  check out... Read more

  • A civil servant from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department took a photo of his employment ID to support the Occupy Central movement (Picture from Facebook Page of Civil Servants Holding Umbrellas).

    Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 28 (Oct. 25)

    Follow the latest developments from the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. See prior events here. 2357 HKT [1157 EDT] Chief Executive CY Leung argues against... Read more

  • In this Friday, May 23, 2014 photo, armed Paramilitary policemen stand guard next to their Armored personnel carrier parked near the People's Square in Urumqi, in China's northwestern province of Xinjiang. A human rights group says 100,000 Chinese troops are headed to the restive province. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Human Rights Group: 100,000 Chinese Troops Likely to Be Stationed in Xinjiang

    As intense games were being played at the Fourth Plenary Session of the Chinese Communist Party’s 18th Congress, the Chinese regime found itself mired in... Read more

  • The picture of petitioners from Shandong, Heilongjiang, Liaoning and Jilin is taken at Number 37 Police Station in Beijing. (Picture from Human Rights Campaign in China website)

    Thousands of Petitioners Gather Outside the Chinese Regime’s Political Conclave

    With top Chinese leaders hashing out national policies behind closed doors at a hotel managed by the People’s Liberation Army in Beijing, tens of thousands... Read more

  • Danielle Wang, daughter of Wang Zhiwen, testifies on Capitol Hill before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Dec. 5, 2013. On Oct. 18, Wang Zhiwen was abducted to a brainwashing center in Beijing after being released from prison. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

    Daughter Encourages Prisoner of Conscience as He Is Taken Away to Brainwashing Center

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  • Sonia Zhao gives a speech about the persecution of Falun Gong in China at a rally in Toronto in August 2011. Zhao, a former instructor at McMaster University's Confucius Institute, had to sign a statement before leaving China promising not to practice Falun Gong in order to be hired by the institute. McMaster has since closed the institute due to concerns about its hiring practices. (Gordon Yu/Epoch Times)

    Can Confucius Institutes Follow Both Chinese and Canadian Law?

    Is it possible for Confucius Institutes, a Beijing-controlled educational program cited by Chinese officials as a tool to extend the regime’s “soft power,” to follow... Read more

  • Copies of The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem are displayed at a discussion forum on Oct. 20 at Concordia University in Montreal. The book sheds new light on the state-orchestrated forced extraction of vital organs from prisoners of conscience in China, who include Falun Gong practitioners, Tibetans, Uyghurs, and House Christians. (Nathalie Dieul/Epoch Times)

    The Slaughter: Canadian Book Tour Raises Awareness About China’s Illegal Organ Trade

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  • College students in graduation attire carry yellow umbrellas, symbols of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, as they pose for photos in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on Oct. 19, 2014. Dozens of students held umbrellas during their graduation ceremony at Lingnan University in Hong Kong to urge the head of the school to host talks between the chief executive and the pro-democracy students fairly. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 26 (Oct. 23)

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  • Pro-democracy protesters give thumbs down as they watch a live TV showing talks between Hong Kong government officials and students at an occupied area by the protesters outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty district,Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.  (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 25 (Oct. 22)

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  • A Pro-democracy activist is being arrested by the police for trying to block them from tearing down a barrier  in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, in the early morning of Oct. 18, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 24 (Oct. 21)

    Follow the latest developments from the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. See prior events here.  Results of the Student-Government Dialogue  Beginning at 6:00 p.m... Read more

  • Prisoner of conscience Wang Zhiwen in 1997 and 2014. Wang was sentenced to 16 years in prison in 1999 for his practice of the spiritual discipline of Falun Gong. On Oct. 18, Wang was shipped from prison to a brainwashing center. (via Wang’s family)

    When the Communist Regime Makes an Example of You, the Agony Never Ends

    The Chinese regime meant his arrest and show trial to be body blows to the spiritual practice of Falun Gong. After serving 15 years of... Read more

  • Actors re-enact organ harvesting and torture being done on Falun Gong practitioners, while demonstrators hold signs at a press conference to support House Resolution 281 against organ harvesting in China, at San Francisco City Hall, Sept. 5, 2013. (Epoch Times)

    China: When the Body Becomes a Marketplace for Transplant Organs

    Human dignity is inviolable. It is inseparable from the human being. How incomparably precious human dignity is often becomes clear only when one loses it... Read more

  • Pro-democracy protesters hold their hands up to show they are unarmed to police officers after they tried to shutdown Lung Wo Road for the second night in a row in Hong Kong on Oct. 16, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Leader Says He Will Meet With Students

    HONG KONG—A day after the worst violence used by police so far in the clearance of protesters from a major road, the city’s chief executive... Read more

  • Visitors browse Chinese political books at the Hong Kong Book Fair in Hong Kong on July 18, 2012. Netizens in China say the books of more than 30 outspoken writers have been banned. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/GettyImages)

    Books of Over 30 Outspoken Writers Banned in China, Netizens Say

    Chinese netizens believe that the Chinese state has proscribed the books of over 30 scholars and writers, and statements by publishing houses reported by Chinese... Read more

  • Sinologist Yu Yang-shih. (Screengrab/YouTube)

    Leading Sinologist Comments on Hong Kong Protests, Chinese Regime Censors Him

    Works by Yu Ying-shih, a renowned sinologist, are to disappear from Chinese bookstores, following the decision of the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television... Read more

  • (Liu Yan/Twitter.com)

    In Hong Kong, ‘Kim Jong-Un’ Takes the Streets With Joshua Wong

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  • Hong Kong actress Cherie Chung poses on October 8, 2013 as she arrives at the Beaux Arts (Fine Arts) school in Paris to attend a dinner organized by US fashion designer Ralph Lauren to celebrate his sponsorship with the school. (Francois Guillot /AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong’s Marilyn Monroe Joins Chow Yun-Fat, Denise Ho in Supporting the Umbrella Movement

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  • Albert Ho, speaking through a megaphone at the Admiralty occupied zone protest site on Oct. 14. The pan democrats, like Ho, have largely been on the sidelines supporting the student-led umbrella movement. (Yu Kong/Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong’s Students Run Out Far Ahead of Its Democracy Old Guard

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  • A pro-democracy protester sleeps on a street in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong on October 28, 2014. A month into the mass pro-democracy protests gripping Hong Kong, the movement is under pressure to keep up momentum -- but those on the streets say their vigil has already changed the city for good. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

    Here’s Why 90% of Hong Kong Students Aren’t Ending the Umbrella Movement Soon

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  • Former Chinese Communist Party head Jiang Zemin attends the opening session of the 18th National Congress at the Great Hall of the People on Nov. 8, 2012, in Beijing, China. At that Congress Xi Jinping, who has pursued members of Jiang's faction with corruption charges for 19 months, was installed. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    China’s Former Leader Revealed Hong Kong’s Fate 14 Years Ago

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  • Hong Kong Federation of Students Secretary-General Alex Chow at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in Wong Chuk Hang on October 21, 2014 in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Government and a pro-democracy student group Hong Kong Ferdatation of Students hold an open political dialogue to discuss 'universal suffrage'. (Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Student Leader Alex Chow Can’t Get His Parents Off His Back

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  • A woman holds a yellow umbrella during a rally on Oct. 28, 2014 marking one month since authorities used tear gas to drive protesters away in the Central District of Hong Kong. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    One Month Into Occupy Central, Hong Kong Students Petition Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

    HONG KONG—The pro-democracy students, despite seeming to lack direction and momentum over the last week, today made new demands of the Hong Kong government, and... Read more

  • Pro-democracy protesters spread a yellow banner with the words reading: "I want genuine universal suffrage" at a rally in the occupied areas outside government headquarters in Hong Kong's Admiralty Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong stretched into a fourth week, as student leaders pushing for a greater say in choosing the territory's chief executive met with government officials but agreed on little. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    Hong Kong Students Seek Direct Dialogue With Chinese Leaders

    HONG KONG—Student democracy activists who have occupied Hong Kong streets for a month suggested Tuesday that direct negotiations with senior Chinese Communist Party officials could be a... Read more

  • A volunteer protester meticulously cleans between bricks that make up a path which leads to the road where pro-democracy protesters are occupying in the Central District of Hong Kong on Oct. 9, 2014. The woman said no one asked her to do it, she just thought that someone should clean up and some of the protesters have volunteered to do it. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    This Photographer Captures the Little Things That Make Occupy Central Great

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  • Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo applauds supporters after beating Barcelona during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 25, 2014. (Javier Soriano /AFP/Getty Images)

    ‘C. Ronaldo’ Signs Anti-Occupy Central Petition and Gets Approved

    Anything goes in the anti-Occupy Central camp it seems. The Alliance for Peace and Democracy launched a three-day campaign on Saturday, Oct. 25 to gather... Read more

  • Actor Chow Yun-fat of Hong Kong poses on the red carpet of the Hong Kong Film Awards on April 17, 2011. The annual awards are the Hong Kong equivalent to the Oscars and the British BAFTAS. (Dale de la Rey/AFP/Getty Images)

    ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ Star is Too Rich to be Bothered by China Ban

    Chinese censors picked the wrong Hong Kong celebrity to prove a point. After the pro-democracy Occupy Central movement started on Sept. 28, a number of... Read more

  • Medical staff performs an Ebola-preventing exercise on September 11, 2014 in Foshan, Guangdong province of China. China tests body temperature of participants of China’s largest trade expo Canton Fair in Guangzhou on Oct. 23, 2014. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

    Attendees at Chinese Trade Expo Monitored for Ebola

    China has started screening for body temperature at the entrance to the Canton Fair, the nation’s largest trade expo, which takes place in the southern... Read more

  • Students work at what is called the "Study Corner," which was set up by a few activists so students can still do their homework and study while protesting at the same time in the Central District of Hong Kong on Oct. 14, 2014. The study has a generator which provides electricity and also working WiFi for the students. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Police Arrest Protesters for Using Social Media to Organize

    Hong Kong police are using a vaguely worded law for computer crime to arrest pro-democracy protesters who use social media to organize. Police claim the... Read more

  • Director Park Chan-wook and actress Lee Young-ae attend the premiere for the in-competition film "Sympathy For Lady Vengeance"  (Chin-jeol-han Geum-ja-ssi) as part of the 62nd Venice Film Festival on September 3, 2005 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

    Without Democracy, You Wouldn’t Know This Korean Actress

    Those Korean dramas and music videos you love? Wouldn’t exist without democracy, apparently. In an exclusive interview with Hong Kong’s Ming Pao newspaper, Korean superstar... Read more

  • Chinese riot police watch a Muslim ethnic Uighur woman protest in Urumqi in China's far west Xinjiang province on July 7, 2009. On Sept. 21, 2014, coordinated explosions at Luntai County, Xinjiang killed at least two people. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

    Al-Qaeda Calls for Caliphate in China’s Xinjiang

    A new recruiting magazine for al-Qaeda has a two-page spread that lists China’s abuses of Uyghurs in its far-west region of Xinjiang, which the Uyghurs... Read more

  • A pro-government demonstrator (C) harshly grabs and pulls the tie of a TVB reporter (L) during a rally against the pro-democracy Occupy Central movement in the Tsim Sha Tsui neighborhood in Hong Kong on Oct. 25, 2014. (Screenshot/Facebook of Hong Kong Press Photographers Association)

    Hong Kong Reporters Attacked by Groups Opposing Democracy Protests

    Four journalists from two Hong Kong media outlets were violently assaulted by pro-government demonstrators during a rally on Saturday against the four-week long pro-democracy Occupy... Read more

  • Hand-made umbrellas hang at the main protest site as a festival atmosphere prevails in Hong Kong, Oct. 25, 2014. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 30 (Oct. 27)

    Follow the latest developments from the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. See prior events here. For a timeline summarizing important developments in the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement,  check out... Read more

  • (L-R) Benny Tai of prominent pro-democracy group Occupy Central and Hong Kong student leaders Alex Chow, Joshua Wong and Alan Leong, of the Civic Party attend a press conference at the pro-democracy protesters camp site in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on October 26, 2014. Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters were on October 26 forced to suspend a planned vote on their next steps -- hours before it was due to begin -- due to differing opinions about how to move their month-long campaign forward. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Protest Leaders Withdraw Poll Plans, Apologize

    HONG KONG—The de facto leadership, or what passes for it, of the occupy movement here withdrew plans to hold a ballot on the future of... Read more

  • Hand made umbrellas are seen hanging at the main protest site as a festival atmosphere prevails October 25, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Sunday will start a two-day referendum to gauge protesters response to government proposals to end the street occupation that has been going on a month. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

    In Hong Kong, Pro-Democracy Protesters Engage in Democracy

    HONG KONG—Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters’ response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation. Protest organizers... Read more

  • Pro-democracy activist Oscar Lee, jokes around with his three year old daughter Annecy in their tent on the street outside the Hong Kong's Government Complex on October 25, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Pro-democracy activists announced Friday they will hold a spot referendum on Sunday to determine wheather to stay on the streets or accept government offers for more talks. (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Occupy Central Live Stream and Blog: Day 29 (Oct. 26)

    Follow the latest developments from the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. See prior events here. For a timeline summarizing important developments in the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement,  check... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (Epoch Times)

    ‘We Have Been Deceived All Our Lives’

    Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its... Read more

  • Ms Liao has volunteered, helping people renounce the CCP, outside of Tsim Sha Tsui East in Hong Kong for 9 years. (Epoch Times)

    Ninth Anniversary of ‘Nine Commentaries’ Finds Mainlanders Busy Quitting the Party

    HONG KONG—Nov. 19 is the ninth anniversary of the publication of “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party,” an editorial series by Epoch Times that is... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (Epoch Times)

    ‘I Look Forward to the CCP Gangsters’ Judgment Day!’

    Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (Epoch Times)

    ‘We want to quit from the evil party’

    Chinese nationals declare their withdrawals from the Chinese Communist Party Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people... Read more

  • On April 24, 2011, Falun Gong practitioners and human rights activists in Hong Kong held a parade to protest against the persecution of Falun Gong in China, and to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the April 25 Peaceful Appeal (This refers to April 25, 1999, when 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners held a peaceful appeal in Beijing for the release of 45 practitioners detained in Tianjin City). The large banner reads "Have you withdrawn yet?" (Epoch Times)

    140 Million Chinese Withdraw from Embattled Communist Party

    Public resentment continues to seethe over widespread grievances of injustice and unfairness, while social unrest continues to escalate across the country. After suffering decades of... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

    Tuidang Statements May 20-23

    Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its... Read more

  • Baiqiao Tang, chairman of China Peace, and a leading Chinese dissident, speaks at a rally calling for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong in China in front of the United Nations building in New York City on May 17, 2013. (Edward Dai/The Epoch Times)

    Chinese Quit Communist Party, Heralding a New China

    NEW YORK—Members of the Chinese Communist Party are leaving the party by the tens of thousands, like the grains of sand slipping through the CCP’s... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

    Selected Tuidang Statements, May 8

    Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

    Selected Tuidang Statements in April 2013

    Editor’s note: The Epoch Times here publishes direct translations of statements made by Chinese people in ‘renouncing’ the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its subordinate... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

    Chinese People: ‘The Communist Party Has Ruined China, Withdraw From It Immediately!’

    Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

    ‘Heaven Will Destroy the Chinese Communist Party’

    Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

    Selected Tuidang Statements, Feb. 14

    Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

    Chinese People: ‘We Don’t Want to Go Down With the Communist Party’

     Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes direct translations of statements made by Chinese who have renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its affiliated organizations... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

    Chinese People: ‘We are Grateful to The Epoch Times for this Platform’

     Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its affiliate... Read more

  • The Chinese characters say 'Renounce the Chinese Communist Party.' (The Epoch Times)

    ‘The Evil Party Treated Us Worse Than Animals’

     Editor’s note: The Epoch Times publishes here direct translations of statements made by Chinese people who renounced the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its subordinate... Read more

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    Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party – Introduction

    The Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party were first published in November of 2004, followed quickly by an English translation. This series has led more... Read more

  • The Red Army kidnapped one person from every rich family in the clan. Those kidnapped were kept alive to be ransomed back to their families for continued monetary support for the Red Army.

    Commentary 2: On the Beginnings of the Chinese Communist Party

    The Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party were first published in November of 2004, followed quickly by an English translation. This series has led more... Read more

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    Commentary 3: On the Tyranny of the Chinese Communist Party

    The Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party were first published in November of 2004, followed quickly by an English translation. This series has led more... Read more

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    Commentary 4: On How the Communist Party Opposes the Universe

    The Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party were first published in November of 2004, followed quickly by an English translation. This series has led more... Read more

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    Commentary 5: On the Collusion of Jiang Zemin and the Chinese Communist Party to Persecute Falun Gong

    The Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party were first published in November of 2004, followed quickly by an English translation. This series has led more... Read more

  • President of The Transplantation Society Dr. Francis L. Delmonico (far R) observes the signing of the Hangzhou Resolution in China on Oct. 29, 2013. Chinese health authorities later reneged on the promises made then, which made participation in this year's China Transplant Congress 2014 impossible for international transplantation organizations. (Screenshot/declarationofinstanbul.org)

    Transplant Conference Held in China, International Organizations Stay Home

    China’s Transplant Congress 2014 started on Wednesday, Oct. 29 and runs through Friday Oct. 31 in Hangzhou. The Congress is going forward without the support... Read more

  • An operating room from the film "Red Reign." (Red Reign)

    ‘Red Reign’ and the Umbrella Movement

    What do the Umbrella Movement and the documentary film “Red Reign” have in common? While this may sound like the setup for a joke, it’s... Read more

  • Copies of The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem are displayed at a discussion forum on Oct. 20 at Concordia University in Montreal. The book sheds new light on the state-orchestrated forced extraction of vital organs from prisoners of conscience in China, who include Falun Gong practitioners, Tibetans, Uyghurs, and House Christians. (Nathalie Dieul/Epoch Times)

    The Slaughter: Canadian Book Tour Raises Awareness About China’s Illegal Organ Trade

    U.S. author Ethan Gutmann’s new book, The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem, is a riveting inside account of... Read more

  • "The Slaughter" author Ethan Gutmann will travel to eight cities across Canada to promote his new book and speak with interested parties on his findings. (Courtesy of Ethan Gutmann)

    ‘The Slaughter’: Shedding Light on China’s Illegal Organ Trade

    When allegations of forced organ harvesting of Falun Gong adherents in China first emerged in 2006, U.S. author and veteran China analyst Ethan Gutmann was... Read more

  • PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 23:  Anti-same sex marriage activists of the anti-gay marriage movement 'la Manif pour Tous' protest during a demonstration, a few hours after the French Parliament adopted gay marriage law at the Assemblee Nationale on April 23, 2013 in Paris, France. The bill was approved by a vote in Parliament of 331 to 225. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/ Getty Images)

    French Gov’t Affirms Its Prohibition of Gestational Surrogacy

    PARIS–The French “La Manif pour tous” (Protest for All) movement has gathered 100,000 participants in Paris and Bordeaux on 6 October 2014. This movement, established... Read more

  • Professor Franco Citterio, President of the Italian Society of Organ Transplantation, during the congress held in Siena, Italy. (Konstantin Skabrin / Epoch Times)

    Italian Congress Shows the Double Face of Organ Transplantation

    ROME—The congress of the Italian Society of Organ Transplantation (SITO) concluded in Siena, Italy, end September. Doctors and professional workers shared with the public the... Read more

  • Cambodian military police stand guard as an ambulance drives past a crowd in front of a hospital in Phnom Penh on Nov. 23, 2010. A military hospital in Cambodia was recently raided after it ran an organ trafficking ring that involved at least one Chinese doctor. (Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Doctors Involved in Cambodian Organ Trafficking Scheme

    An organ trafficking ring operating out of a Cambodian military hospital was broken up in August, as Cambodian police made nine arrests, including at least... Read more

  • The Huiqiao Building, part of Nanfang Hospital, in southern China’s Guangdong Province. A former Chinese regime official said that through the 1980s the hospital performed numerous transplants from prisoners to overseas Chinese patients. (Weibo.com)

    Hospital in China’s South Was Awash With Organs, Says Former Official

    Throughout the 1980s, Chinese authorities ran a secret hospital at the base of Baiyun Mountain in China’s south, where death row prisoners were executed and... Read more

  • The front cover of "The Slaughter," a recently published book by journalist Ethan Gutmann, which explored organ harvesting in China. (Prometheus Books)

    China’s Transplant Officials Seem to Preempt Book’s Critique

    Days after the publication of a new book on state-run organ harvesting of prisoners of conscience in China, Chinese authorities have published a flurry of... Read more

  • The Chinese Communist Party's disciplinary body is investigating Wang Guanjun, president of The First Hospital Of Jilin University. Transplantation at that hospital has been linked to the forced, live organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners by the website Minghui.org. (Screenshot/jlu.edu.cn)

    In China, President of Hospital Tied to Organ Harvesting Investigated

    The president of a hospital in northeastern China’s Jilin Province that has been reported as practicing forced, live organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners has... Read more

  • Moscone Center, San Francisco, California. (Shutterstock*)

    Participants at the World Transplant Congress Speak Out About Organ Harvesting

    San Francisco—At the World Transplant Congress held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from July 26 to 31, experts from all over the world... Read more

  • “What we see on the surface is very different than what is going on underneath”—David Matas, co-author of ‘Bloody Harvest.’ (Shutterstock*)

    Leading Transplant Doctor in China Mentioned in ‘Transplant Abuse’ Case

    Media reports in China about a court sentencing 12 people for “organ transplant abuse” have in them a riddle. An important figure in China’s medical... Read more

  • Author Ethan Gutmann and his new book “The Slaughter” to be released Aug. 12. San Francisco, Calif., July 29, 2014. On Wednesday the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee endorsed a resolution calling on China to immediately end what it calls state-sanctioned harvesting of human organs from prisoners. (Steve Ispas/Epoch Times)

    House Panel Calls on China to End Organ Harvesting

    WASHINGTON—On Wednesday the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee endorsed a resolution calling on China to immediately end what it calls state-sanctioned harvesting of human organs... Read more

  • David Matas, international human rights lawyer and co-author with David Kilgour of “Bloody Harvest: Revised Report Into Allegations of Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong Practitioners in China,” San Francisco, Calif., July 29, 2014. (Steve Ispas/Epoch Times)

    Speakers Expose the Transplants That Take Lives

    Doctors from around the world met in San Francisco for the World Transplant Congress held at Moscone Center West July 26–31.  The meetings and discussions... Read more

  • A re-enactment of organ harvesting in China on Falun Gong practitioners, during a rally in Ottawa, Canada, 2008. Recent evidence points to a new DNA organ transplant matching database consisting of data from DNA samples taken from Falun Gong practitioners outside of detention or prison. (Epoch Times)

    Report: Chinese Police Forcibly Blood-Type Citizens for Illegal Organ Bank

    Police across China are bursting into the homes of Falun Gong practitioners and forcing them to give blood samples in order to set up a... Read more

  • Australian Falun Gong practitioners from all over Australia gathering in front of Australian Parliament House. (Minghui.org)

    Australian Parliamentarians Unite to Address Forced Organ Harvesting

    CANBERRA—Australian parliamentarians from major political parties have officially joined forces for the first time to address the pressing issue of forced organ harvesting and transplant... Read more


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