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China Calls On Credit Default Swaps to Spread the Pain

Pedestrians walk past the People's Bank of China on July 8, 2015. The central bank on Sept. 23 approved interbank trading of credit default swaps. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)
Pedestrians walk past the People's Bank of China on July 8, 2015. The central bank on Sept. 23 approved interbank trading of credit default swaps. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

China has a debt problem, and it’s desperate enough to employ drastic—and dangerous—means to counter it. Chinese regulators on Sept. 23 approved trading of complex...


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  • LI Zunlong, a contestant in the 2016 International Chinese Traditional Martial Arts Competition, performs in the Men's Weapons category on Sept. 17, 2016. (Dai Bing/Epoch Times)

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  • Painting by Sun Mingguo/Epoch Times.

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  • Photo of Yellow Crane Tower in 1870.

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  • A visitor views ancient Chinese calligraphy works at the Wuying Palace of the Forbidden City on Aug. 27, 2005, in Beijing, China. Many corrupt Chinese officials are making enormous money by selling their own calligraphy works. (China Photos/Getty Images)

    Legendary Foundations of Chinese Civilization: Preface

    This is the first in a series of articles by an Epoch Times research team describing the foundations of Chinese civilization, and setting forth the... Read more

  • Apart from the filial piety of children, filial daughters-in-law are also respected by heaven, earth, and man. (Epoch Times}

    Filial Piety Touches Heaven: Stories of Virtuous Daughters-in-law

    It has been said, “Filial piety is the most important of all virtues.” As the essence of Chinese culture, filial piety maintains the relationships between... Read more

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    5 Ancient Chinese Innovations That Look Like They Came From Today’s World

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  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left to right) stand in the Hall of Honour as they take part in a signing ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, September 22, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Fred Chartrand)

    Chinese Premier Defends Death Penalty

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  • Huang Jiefu, the spokesperson on Chinese transplantation issues, dodges reporters at The Transplantation Society’s recent biennial conference in Hong Kong on Aug. 19. (Yu Kong/Epoch Times)

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  • (2nd L-2nd R) Chinese human rights lawyers Zhang Zanning, Chang Boyang, Yu Wensheng, and Zhang Keke pose with the mothers of Falun Gong practitioners Zhou Xiangyang and Li Shanshan outside Tianjin Dongli People’s Court in China on Sept. 13, 2016. (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Rights Lawyers Explain Their Defense of Falun Gong Practitioners in Striking Court Case

    Chinese human rights lawyers take a huge personal risk in defending practitioners of Falun Gong, a traditional Chinese spiritual practice that continues to be the... Read more

  • David Matas testifies at a U.S. Congressional hearing on organ harvesting. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

    Trudeau Must Address Forced Organ Harvesting With Chinese Premier, Says Renowned Human Rights Lawyer

    When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, he must address forced organ harvesting in China, says international human rights... Read more

  • Dr. Annika Tibell, chief physician at the New Karolinska Hospital Project in Sweden. (Karolinska Institutet)

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    STOCKHOLM—Dr. Annika Tibell is one of the world’s most respected voices in the ethics of organ transplantation. Currently Chief Physician for the New Karolinska Hospital... Read more

  • A re-enactment shows the torture method of being wrapped up in tape (Minghui.org)

    65-Year-Old Chinese Woman Suffers ‘Inhumane Torture’ in Prison

    A 65-year-old woman said she was sentenced to five years in a Chinese prison, where she suffered “inhumane torture,” for following a type of meditation... Read more

  • (L-R) Lawyers Zhang Zanning, Chang Bayang, Yu Wensheng, and Zhang Keke outside Tianjin Dongli People’s Court in China on Sept. 13, 2016. (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Human Rights Lawyers Defend Teachings, Practitioners of Falun Gong in Court

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  • Lin Zuluan chief of Wukan Village in the city of Lufeng, southern China, on March 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    China Expels Journalists From Fishing Village Under Siege

    BEIJING—Journalists were attacked and forced out of the fishing village where China has suppressed new protests five years after the village received international attention for... Read more

  • The Tianjin First Central Hospital. (mapio.net)

    Letter from Former Insider at Chinese Hospital Reports Detail About Organ Harvesting

    A foreign patient receives a life-extending organ transplant in a Chinese hospital. Feeling grateful, he asks a hospital staff member who the donor was so... Read more

  • Village leader Lin Zulian delivered a speech at a rally over illegal land grabs in Wukan, Guangdong Province, on December 21, 2011. Lin was sentenced on Sep. 8 on charge of corruption after three months of detention, and villagers have been protesting for his release since his arrest. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    In China, Villagers Protest Trial as Their Chief Is Sentenced For Bribery

    The democratically elected village chief of Wukan was sentenced to over three years in prison on Sep. 8, amidst protests from villagers. The Chinese coastal... Read more

  • A still from the film "Bleeding Edge," shows Chen Jing, played by Anastasia Lin, imprisoned in China for her belief in Falun Gong. The film from Peabody Award-winning director Leon Lee premiers at the Palm Beach International Film Festival on April 11. (Courtesy of Floating Cloud Productions)

    Film Challenging China’s Organ Harvesting Premieres in U.K.

    LONDON—Chinese-born Canadian actress Anastasia Lin is high on China’s most-wanted list. After being crowned Miss World Canada in 2015, instead of pursuing a glamorous life... Read more

  • Bai Gendi. The image on the right shows her in a hospital after she was taken there by guards (Minghui)

    65-Year-Old Woman Suffers Cracked Skull After ‘Beatings’ From Guards, Family Says

    An elderly Chinese woman allegedly suffered severe injuries at the hands of prison guards late last month, leaving her “unconsciousness and vomiting,” along with a... Read more

  • A supporter wearing a shirt imprinted with Hu Shigen in a court hearing on Aug. 3, 2016. Hu, a human rights advocate, was sentenced to seven years in prison for subverting state power. (via VOA)

    Chinese Citizens Turn to Crowdfunding in Support of Jailed Democracy Activist

    In response to the jailing of a prominent Chinese democracy activist, Chinese citizens have stepped forward by donating their money. On Aug. 3 the Tianjin... Read more

  • Hongyan Lu at a press conference in Ottawa. Asks Prime Minister Trudeau to get her mother released from prison in China./Pam McLennan/Epoch Times

    Falun Gong Seeks Trudeau’s Help as PM Prepares for China Trip

    OTTAWA—Falun Gong practitioners delivered to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office on Aug. 26 over 120,000 signatures gathered from across Canada calling on him to help... Read more

  • LegCo member Leung Kwok-hung, chief editor of the Chinese edition of Epoch Times Hong Kong Guo Jun, WOIPFG spokesperson Wang Zhiyuan, Malaysian nephrologist Dr. Ahmed Ghazali, and organ transplant abuse investigator David Kilgour. (Sun Mingguo/Epoch Times)

    Rebel Transplant Conference Held in Hong Kong

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  • Jeremy Chapman and Philip O’Connell, former and current presidents of The Transplantation Society, and Jose Nunez of the World Health Organization, at a press conference in Hong Kong on Aug. 19, 2016. Chapman and O’Connell criticized transplant abuse in China and raised doubts about long-promised reform. (Sun Mingguo/Epoch Times)

    Acrimony Mars Transplant Conference in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—What was supposed to be a celebration of organ transplant reform in China has descended into contention and conflict. After Chinese authorities promised to... Read more

  • (L) Dr. Philip O'Connell who is the current president of The Transplantation Society. (University of Sydney) (R) Dr. Jeremy Chapman, former president of The Transplantation Society. (Minghui.org)

    International Transplant Leaders’ Undisclosed Ties to China Raise Ethical Questions

    HONG KONG—Two key leaders in international organ transplantation have for several years been involved in an undisclosed, cooperative relationship with Chinese transplantation centers, raising questions... Read more

  • Wang Zhiwen with his daughter, Danielle Wang, in Beijing. (Courtesy of Danielle Wang)

    Longtime Prisoner of Conscience Recounts Attempt at Family Reunion

    Editor’s note:  Wang Zhiwen is a practitioner of the spiritual discipline Falun Gong, and served as a coordinator for the practice in Beijing. On July... Read more

  • (L to R) Joshua Wong, 19, Nathan Law, 23, and Alex Chow, 25, student leaders of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement, speak to the press following their sentencing at the Eastern Court in Hong Kong on August 15, 2016.
(Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Students Who Sparked Mass Pro-Democracy Protest Won’t Be Political Prisoners

    They faced up to two years in jail for inspiring the largest civil disobedience movement in Hong Kong two years ago. But a local magistrate... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioner Wang Zhiwen in a recent photo. (Courtesy of Danielle Wang)

    Returning to Beijing Home, Longtime Chinese Prisoner of Conscience Faces Increased Surveillance

    Security forces in Beijing have tightened their surveillance over Falun Gong practitioner and long suffering prisoner of conscience Wang Zhiwen after his failed attempt to... Read more

  • Protesters attend a candlelight vigil in support of China’s Wukan village outside the Chinese Liason Office in Hong Kong on Sept. 17, 2017. (Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images)

    Amnesty International Calls for Release of Detained Wukan Villagers

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  • A car drives pass a collapsed traffic sign, toppled by strong winds of typhoon Meranti, as it pounded southern China and Taiwan on Sep. 14, 2016. Parts of the regions hit were brought to a standstill as the strongest typhoon of the year skirted past the island's southern tip, knocking out power and water supply for over a million households. (Sam Yeh/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • The Tianjin First Central Hospital. (mapio.net)

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  • Newly elected LegCo lawmaker, Eddie Chu on Sept 5, 2016. (Song Bilong/Epoch Times)

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  • Over 8,000 human rights activists, members of The Global Service for Quitting the Chinese Communist Party, and Falun Gong practitioners, hold a rally in front of the United Nations in New York on May 15, 2015, celebrating over 200 million Chinese people who have quit the Chinese party. (Youth Ma/Epoch Times)

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    56 Falun Gong Practitioners in South Korea Face Deportation to Persecution in China

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  • The cover of the book, "Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party," by Epoch Times. The book started the "Tuidang" (Quit the Party) movement in China. (Epoch Times)

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  • ong Yi, chairperson of the Tuidang Center (L), presents a certificate to a Chinese student during a rally near the United Nations in New York on Sept. 28, 2014. Many Chinese people risk arrest for taking part in the Tuidang movement. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

    Uttering ‘Tuidang’ in China Can Get You Arrested

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  • 2,500 people took part in a rally and a parade in Taipei to celebrate more than 100 million Chinese people who have quit the CCP on Sept. 4, 2011. (Courtesy of Tuidang.org)

    200 Million Chinese Renounce the Communist Party

    Tuidang, Chinese for “Quit the Party,” is likely history’s largest grass-roots movement. First started in 2004, as of April 14 it has garnered 200 million... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners hold a banner condemning the 610 Office in a protest opposite the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., on April 21. (Minghui.org)

    Office Persecuting Falun Gong in China Reports Failure

    In 1999, Chinese communist leader Jiang Zemin decided to destroy Falun Gong, a peaceful spiritual practice based on traditional Chinese principles. A shadowy Communist Party... Read more

  • John Nania, editor-in-chief of the English-language editions of the Epoch Times, speaking at the Nine Commentaries 10th anniversary forum in the Capitol Visitor's Center in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 3, 2014. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

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  • A rally is held in North Point, Hong Kong, on Dec. 7 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the publication of the “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party.”
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    Hong Kong Rally Commemorates ‘Nine Commentaries’

    People from all over the world rallied in Hong Kong’s North Point on Dec. 7 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the book Nine Commentaries... Read more

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    Rebuilding China, One Renunciation at a Time

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Ten years ago, this newspaper published a no-holds-barred editorial series examining and criticizing the Chinese Communist Party, the political regime that has ruled China... Read more

  • Leonid Kravchuk, the first president of independent Ukraine and a former Soviet official who resigned from the communist party in 1991, speaks in an interview with NTD Television (Screenshot/NTDTV)

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  • Illustrations by "Daxiong" (pen name of Guo Jingxiong), art and composition by Luis Novaes. (Epoch Times)

    The Book That Is Changing China Is Ten Years Old

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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    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

  • David Matas testifies at a U.S. Congressional hearing on organ harvesting. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

    Trudeau Must Address Forced Organ Harvesting With Chinese Premier, Says Renowned Human Rights Lawyer

    When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, he must address forced organ harvesting in China, says international human rights... Read more

  • Screenshot of "Davids and Goliath," a documentary movie about organ harvesting from live prisoners of conscience. The film won best documentary at the Hamilton Film Festival in Canada on Nov. 9, 2014. (Epoch Times)

    Organ Harvesting: The Abuse Continues

    My wife and I first encountered organ harvesting (the removal of vital organs from unwilling, living victims who were killed in the process) in summer... Read more

  • Michelle Zhang holds a banner against forced organ harvesting in China during a rally on Parliament Hill on Nov. 4, 2014. Zhang’s sister, who practiced Falun Gong, disappeared in 2002. Her brother-in-law died in prison, his body cremated without the family's permission. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    Trudeau’s China Visit Offers Hope to Victims’ Families

    For Canadians with family members who are imprisoned in China for handing out flyers and similar “crimes,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s trip there on Aug... Read more

  • Jeremy Chapman and Philip O’Connell, former and current presidents of The Transplantation Society, and Jose Nunez of the World Health Organization, at a press conference in Hong Kong on Aug. 19, 2016. Chapman and O’Connell criticized transplant abuse in China and raised doubts about long-promised reform. (Sun Mingguo/Epoch Times)

    Acrimony Mars Transplant Conference in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—What was supposed to be a celebration of organ transplant reform in China has descended into contention and conflict. After Chinese authorities promised to... Read more

  • (L) Dr. Philip O'Connell who is the current president of The Transplantation Society. (University of Sydney) (R) Dr. Jeremy Chapman, former president of The Transplantation Society. (Minghui.org)

    International Transplant Leaders’ Undisclosed Ties to China Raise Ethical Questions

    HONG KONG—Two key leaders in international organ transplantation have for several years been involved in an undisclosed, cooperative relationship with Chinese transplantation centers, raising questions... Read more

  • China's then-Vice Minister for Health Huang Jiefu attends a meeting in New Delhi, India, on July 28, 2006. (Raveendran/AFP/Getty Images)

    The PR Man for China’s Organ Transplantation Is Not Believable

    For years, gaining attention for forced organ harvesting in China was difficult to achieve because the crime itself was too horrible to believe. This understandable... Read more

  • Local lawyer Clive Ansley speaks at a press conference about the forced harvesting of organs from non-consenting Falun Gong prisoners of conscience in China, in Courtenay, B.C., on July 28, 2016. Several teams of Canadian Falun Gong practitioners travelled across various provinces to call attention to a new report on the killing of imprisoned practitioners in China for their organs. (Epoch Times)

    Cross-Canada Tour Puts Focus on Murder for Organs in China

    Falun Gong practitioners in the 100-odd countries where the spiritual discipline is practised take every opportunity to raise awareness about the ongoing abuses toward their fellow... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners raise awareness about organ harvesting and other human rights crimes in China, with residents and tourists in Santa Monica, Calif., on July 17. (Xu Touhui/Epoch Times)

    LA Falun Gong Practitioners Appeal to Stop Organ Harvesting

    SANTA MONICA, Calif.—More than two hundred Falun Gong practitioners and supporters held an annual rally on a high bluff overlooking a Southern California beach on... Read more

  • Former Canadian minister David Kilgour speaks to reporters in Ottawa on June 24, 2016 about the updated report organ harvesting in China that he wrote with David Matas and Ethan Gutmann. (Jonathan Ren/Epoch Times)

    China’s Forced Organ Transplant Industry Much Larger Than Suspected, Say Canadian Investigators

    A decade ago, two Canadians released a report on illicit organ harvesting in China so shocking that many struggled to believe it. Since then, the... Read more

  • David Matas presents a new report on mass organ harvesting in China at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on June 22. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

    ‘Slow Motion Genocide’ Subject of New Report on Organ Harvesting in China

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The authors of a new report about state-led organ harvesting in China presented their findings at the National Press Club on June 22, calling... Read more

  • Human rights lawyer David Matas, coauthor of an investigation report on organ harvesting of Falun Gong practitioners in China, holds up a copy of the report during a hearing in Canada''s Parliament on May 29, 2007. (Epoch Times)

    Interview With David Matas, Co-author of New China Organ Harvesting Report

    Epoch Times: What is this new report? What’s new and significant about it? David Matas: It’s an update on the work Ethan Gutmann and I... Read more

  • Former Canadian MP David Kilgour speaks at the official opening of the Global Human Rights Torch Relay in Athens on August 9. (Jan Jekielek/The Epoch Times)

    Interview With David Kilgour, Co-author of New China Organ Harvesting Report

    Epoch Times: What’s the most important new finding in this new report? David Kilgour: The Party-state in China argues that there are around 10,000 organ... Read more

  • (Illustration by Jens Almroth/Epoch Times)

    Report Reveals Vast State-Run Industry to Harvest Organs in China

    WASHINGTON—Transplant surgeons in China are awash in human organs. Some complain of working 24-hour shifts, performing back-to-back transplant surgeries. Others ensure they’ve got spare organs... Read more

  • Ethan Gutmann and the jacket to his new book, "The Slaughter," which offers 'smoking gun' testimony providing critical evidence about organ harvesting. (EndOrganPillaging.org)

    Interview With Ethan Gutmann, Co-author of New China Organ Harvesting Report

    Epoch Times: Can you introduce me to this new report that is coming out? Ethan Gutmann: Well, it doesn’t have a flashy title. It’s simply... Read more

  • Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla), speaking at a rally on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, Thurs. July 14, 2011. (Shaoshao Chen/Epoch Times)

    US House of Representatives Unanimously Passes Legislation Condemning Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong in China

    A decade after evidence emerged of one of the gravest and most extraordinary human rights violations today, the United States House of Representatives has added... Read more

  • Protesters recreate human rights abuses taking place in Chinese prisons at an event in Seoul Plaza, South Korea, on July 20, 2014, to raise awareness to the persecution against Falun Gong in China. (Jarrod Hall/Epoch Times)

    Capitol Hill Forum Highlights New Developments in China Around Persecution of Falun Gong

    WASHINGTON—Resistance in mainland China to the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners is growing by the day, according to human rights activists and China experts speaking... Read more

  • Political party Demosisto's Nathan Law, center, who helped lead the 2014 protests, celebrates with his supporters after winning a seat at the legislative council elections in Hong Kong, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. A new wave of anti-China activists appeared headed for victory in Hong Kong's most pivotal elections since the handover from Britain in 1997, which could set the stage for a fresh round of political confrontations over Beijing's control of the city. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    In Legislative Council Elections, Hong Kong Votes Against Chinese Regime

    In 2014, hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong residents protested Beijing’s denial of genuine democratic reform for the semiautonomous territory. But the Chinese communist regime yielded... Read more

  • (L to R) Joshua Wong, 19, Nathan Law, 23, and Alex Chow, 25, student leaders of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement, speak to the press following their sentencing at the Eastern Court in Hong Kong on August 15, 2016.
(Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Students Who Sparked Mass Pro-Democracy Protest Won’t Be Political Prisoners

    They faced up to two years in jail for inspiring the largest civil disobedience movement in Hong Kong two years ago. But a local magistrate... Read more

  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying delivers his annual policy address at the legislative council in Hong Kong on Jan. 14, 2015. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    Beijing Intelligence Agent Blows Whistle on Hong Kong Chief Executive

    HONG KONG—Famous Chinese economist Yang Lujun recently wrote in an article that Chen Fuzhong, an 82-year-old senior Chinese Communist Party intelligence expert in Hong Kong,... Read more

  • Hong Kong’s former Chief Executive Donald Tsang addresses the media outside the Eastern Court in Hong Kong on Oct 5. 
(Philippe Lopez/Getty Images)

    Good Rewarded and Evil Punished in Hong Kong

    Editor’s Note: Recently many senior Chinese officials have been fired from their posts during the anti-corruption campaign carried out by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader... Read more

  • Arthur Li at Hong Kong University on July 28, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Why Arthur Li Might Not Be Appointed as HKU Council Chairman

    News Analysis HONG KONG—Born and raised in a family of high regard, Arthur Li Kwok-cheung holds a doctorate degree in medicine from the University of... Read more

  • Protesters gather to call for academic freedom at Hong Kong University in Hong Kong on Oct. 9, as fears grow that Beijing is interfering in the city’s education system. More than 1,000 students, alumni, and teachers joined a protest at the university as anger mounted over the political interference. (Philippe Lopez /AFP/Getty Images)

    Rejection of Hong Kong University Pro-Vice Chancellor Seen as Campaign Against Freedom

    HONG KONG—The Hong Kong University (HKU) Council has rejected the appointment of former law dean Johannes Chan to the post of pro-vice chancellor, although the... Read more

  • The Democratic Party holds a pledging ceremony for the coming District Council Election on Oct. 2, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong’s District Council Election Gets Underway

    News Analysis HONG KONG—The 2-week nomination period for Hong Kong’s District Council Election began on Oct. 2. A total of 431 constituencies will be up... Read more

  • A group of Falun Gong practitioners in the procession hold banners that read “Sue Jiang Zemin” on Oct. 1, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Falun Gong Practitioners March to End CCP

    HONG KONG—Mr. Chen, a tourist from Zhejiang Province, couldn’t tear his eyes away. It was a shocking revelation for him seeing 600 Falun Gong practitioners... Read more

  • Donald Tsang (C) former leader of Hong Kong and his wife Selina arrive at a magistrates' court in Hong Kong on Oct. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    Former Hong Kong Leader Donald Tsang Charged in Corruption Probe

    HONG KONG—A former Hong Kong leader faces misconduct charges over a luxury apartment in mainland China, authorities said on Oct. 5, making him the highest-ranking... Read more

  • Beijing Official Zhang Xiaoming says that HK Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has a special legal status that is above the executive, legislature and judiciary branches. Photo of Leung was taken on Sept. 14, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    ‘Supremacy of the Chief Executive Theory’ Reveals Chinese Regime’s Devilish Nature

    HONG KONG—”The Chief Executive is actually supreme,” said Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on Sept. 16. He was responding to Hong Kong Liaison Office... Read more

  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying addresses a press conference in Hong Kong on June 18, 2015. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Leader Says He’s Above the Law

    Imagine New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing that he has political powers beyond the state legislature and judiciary, and answers only to the... Read more

  • Avenue of Stars at waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon on Sept. 10, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Real Estate Developers Resist Government-Backed Project in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—The Hong Kong government recently gave its stamp of approval to a development project that had very little public support, upsetting many real estate... Read more

  • The members of Neo Democrats protest against Zhang Xiaoming, director of the Liaison Office, for his remark that the Chief Executive is superior to the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the SAR government and asked him to apologise in front of Liaison Office on Sept. 15, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Liaison Office Chief Publicly Defies Basic Law

    HONG KONG—Speaking at a conference marking the 25th anniversary of the Basic Law, Hong Kong Liaison Office Director Zhang Xiaoming made the controversial remark that... Read more

  • Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing at City Forum on Sept. 6, 2015. Lau said at the forum that the communication between Hong Kong political parties and Beijing is good for Hong Kong. (Epoch Times)

    Beijing Renews Contact With Hong Kong Pan-Democrats

    HONG KONG—Two months after Hong Kong vetoed a Beijing-backed political reform bill, Beijing took the initiative to renew contact with the pan-democrats in Hong Kong... Read more

  • HKU alumni hold Convocation Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 3000 attend the event including former Chief Secretary Anson Chan, Democratic Party founding member Martin Lee Chu-ming to demand HKU's academic autonomy. (Epoch Times)

    Academic Autonomy Seriously Threatened in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—The recent scandal in which Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is suspected to have interfered with the appointment of Professor Johannes Chan as... Read more

  • Student protesters Joshua Wong (centre L) and Nathan Law (centre R) stand outside the Wanchai police station in Hong Kong on August 27, 2015. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

    Hong Kong Student Protest Leaders Charged for Actions That Sparked Umbrella Movement

    HONG KONG—Hong Kong police charged teenage student leader Joshua Wong on Thursday for his role last year in storming government headquarters, which helped trigger 79 days... Read more

  • Posters showing pictures of the eyes of pro-democracy protesters are displayed in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Nov 11, 2014. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    What’s Next in Hong Kong’s Quest for Democracy?

    HONG KONG—During the run-up to the first anniversary of the Umbrella Movement for democracy in Hong Kong, several student leaders have been notified by the... Read more

  • A man reads a newspaper report that China's central bank announced it will devalue China's tightly controlled currency on Aug. 11, 2015 following a slump in trade, triggering the yuan's biggest one-day decline in a decade. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    The Yuan Devaluation and Its Impact on Hong Kong

    Following China’s stock market crash in mid-June, the devaluation of the Chinese yuan early last week sent another shock wave through the global markets as... Read more

  • CCP supported group Hong Kong Youth Care Association (HKYCA) set information booths next to Falun Gong’s and use their own banners, loudspeakers and flyers to castigate and mock Falun Gong. In the photo, the HKYCA members in green are holding slanderous flyers at Mong Kok on April 16, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Court Rules Falun Gong Practitioners Wrongly Accused

    HONG KONG—A recent Hong Kong court case ruled that Falun Gong practitioners were falsely accused of damaging property of the Hong Kong Youth Care Association... Read more

  • 10 Hong Kong Falun Gong practitioners gather in front of the post office in Central before mailing their indictments and criminal complaints against Jiang Zemin to the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate on July 16. (EpochTimes)

    Hong Kong Falun Gong Practitioners Sue Former Chinese Dictator

    HONG KONG—At least 14 Falun Gong practitioners from Hong Kong have joined the wave of lawsuits against former Chinese Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin that... Read more

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