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North Korea Escalation Will Hinge on China’s Factional Struggle

People watch a television screen showing a video footage of North Korea's latest test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), at a railway station in Seoul on July 29, 2017.
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People watch a television screen showing a video footage of North Korea's latest test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), at a railway station in Seoul on July 29, 2017. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

News Analysis President Donald Trump’s warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, promising “fire and fury,” gained much attention around the world, but tough...


  • Xu Chensheng before she was persecuted by the Chinese regime for practicing the spiritual discipline Falun Gong. (Minghui.org)

    Justice Not Fully Served Despite Compensation Payment for Persecution Victim in China

    After receiving rare monetary compensation in a legal settlement in China, the family of a prisoner of conscience who was killed in police custody in 2012 said that justice... Read more

  • Democratic Party member Howard Lam shows off his injury at a news conference in Hong Kong, China August 11, 2017. (Apple Daily via REUTERS)

    Hong Kong Democracy Activist Says He Was ‘Stapled’ by Chinese Agents

    HONG KONG  – A prominent member of Hong Kong‘s Democratic Party said on Friday he was beaten and “stapled” by mainland agents in the Chinese-controlled city before being dumped... Read more

  • Lee Ching-yu (left), wife of the imprisoned Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che, gives testimony about her husband at a U.S. Congress hearing in May 2017. (Screenshot from video of congressional hearing, House Foreign Affair Committee)

    Taiwan Ramps up Efforts to Rescue Its Rights Activist Imprisoned by China

    Taiwan is ramping up its efforts to rescue Lee Ming-che, a Taiwanese rights activist who has been imprisoned by China since March of this year... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners hold a banner in reference to Jiang Zemin, the previous leader of China who is directly responsible for the persecution on July 1999, and organ harvesting of practitioners that is still happening today inside China. (Edward Dye/Epoch Times)

    ‘Changes in Judicial Interpretation’ Prompt Chinese Authorities to Release Falun Gong Practitioners

    A district court in central China’s Henan Province recently dropped charges against practitioners of Falun Gong, a traditional spiritual discipline that was marked for persecution... Read more

  • ALLEGEDLY FOUND: Gao Zhisheng, head of the Beijing-based Zhisheng Legal Office, is seen during an interview at his office in Beijing, in this file photo from Nov. 2, 2005. (Verna Yu/AFP/Getty Images)

    After Three Years of House Arrest, Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Still Forbidden to Seek Medical Treatment

    Gao Zhisheng, a renowned Chinese human rights lawyer, is still under house arrest and forbidden by the Chinese communist regime to seek medical treatment— three... Read more

  • Tourists wait to be evacuated after an earthquake in Jiuzhaigou in China's southwestern Sichuan province on August 9, 2017. 
China on August 9 evacuated tens of thousands people in its mountainous southwest after a strong earthquake killed at least 19 people and rattled a region where memories of a 2008 seismic disaster remain fresh. / AFP PHOTO / STR / China OUT        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    2 Quakes Rock China, Killing at Least 2 Tourists, 45,000 Tourists Evacuated

    JIUZHAIGOU, China—A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part of China’s southwestern province of Sichuan, killing 19 people, including eight tourists, and injuring 247, provincial... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping speaks during a ceremony to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Aug. 1, 2017. (Andy Wong/AFP/Getty Images)

    How the Chinese Leadership Could Take Shape at a Key Political Meeting

    The Chinese Communist Party elite have a decades-old habit of determining policies and key political appointments while vacationing at Beidaihe, a resort town near the... Read more

  • Former Liaoning Province Party Secretary Wang Min. (zzwave.com)

    Chinese Party Chief of Liaoning Province Found Guilty of Bribery and Embezzlement

    Wang Min, the former Party boss of the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning, was sentenced to life imprisonment on August 4 for accepting bribes, corruption,... Read more

  • Lin Duo. (Caixin)

    Lin Duo, the ‘Bane’ of China’s Corrupt Officials

    When Chinese official Lin Duo became deputy chief and acting governor of Gansu Province in April 2016, analysts predicted the local officialdom would soon be shaken... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners exercise in Chengdu, China's Sichuan Province before the persecution began in 1999.  (courtesy of en.minghui.org)

    Despite Persecution, China Released 54 Falun Gong Adherents Without Charge in First Half of 2017

    Over the past year, an increasing number of Falun Gong practitioners have been released without charge, according to Minghui.org, a clearinghouse for information on the... Read more

  • The Qiaodan brand logo is displayed at a Qiaodan store in Hangzhou in China's Zhejiang province on December 8, 2016.(STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Michael Jordan Faces More Trouble Over Name Rights in China

    Basketball icon Michael Jordan’s legal battle with Chinese sporting goods brand Qiaodan Sports Company looks to be far from over even after winning a lawsuit... Read more

  • Poster for "The Founding of an Army," a propaganda feature film that has flopped badly at the Chinese box office. (MediaAsia)

    Propaganda Blockbuster With Heavy Regime Backing Flops at Chinese Box Office

    Despite the Chinese regime’s extensive efforts to bolster its latest patriotic war film, movie-goers in China were not impressed with the propaganda piece, which has... Read more

  • Party officials gathered in Beijing for an emergency meeting on July 26 and 27. (CCTV)

    Emergency Meeting in Beijing Signals Growing Intensity of Xi’s Political Campaign

    Days before top sitting and retired leaders of the Chinese regime headed off to Beidaihe to enjoy the resort and discuss political arrangements, hundreds of... Read more

  • A worker checks the production in the packaging section of the newly opened Lego factory in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China, on Nov. 24, 2016. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Leland Miller on Pressing China Issues

    The Chinese economy is strange in many ways. Not only is it a hybrid between private capital and state control, but very few people directly... Read more

  • Xu Chensheng before she was persecuted by the Chinese regime for practicing the spiritual discipline Falun Gong. (Minghui.org)

    In Rare Decision, China Compensates Persecution Victim’s Family

    In an unprecedented decision, a Chinese court has ordered that significant compensation be paid to the family of a prisoner of conscience who died in... Read more

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    ‘Panda Abuse’ Video Goes Viral in China

    Pandas are allegedly being abused at a Chinese breeding center, according to new video footage that shows keepers throwing pandas to the ground. Surveillance footage... Read more

  • The Qiaodan brand logo is displayed at a Qiaodan store in Hangzhou in China's Zhejiang province on December 8, 2016.(STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Michael Jordan Faces More Trouble Over Name Rights in China

    Basketball icon Michael Jordan’s legal battle with Chinese sporting goods brand Qiaodan Sports Company looks to be far from over even after winning a lawsuit... Read more

  • Hundreds of Falun Gong practitioners hold a candlelight vigil at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on July 20, 2017, to honor those who have died during the persecution in China that the Chinese regime started on July 20, 1999. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Falun Dafa Practitioners Honor Victims of Persecution

    WASHINGTON—Numerous candlelights flickered in the darkness as hundreds of Falun Dafa practitioners held a vigil in front of the Lincoln Memorial to remember the victims... Read more

  • Hundreds of Falun Gong practitioners march in a parade in Washington D.C. on July 20, 2017. The parade is calling for an end to a brutal persecution in China that started on July 20, 1999. (Larry Dye/The Epoch Times)

    Falun Gong Marks 18 Years of Persecution in Washington DC Parade

    WASHINGTON—In the early afternoon of July 20, over 1,000 practitioners and supporters of the Falun Gong spiritual discipline held a parade to protest 18 years... Read more

  • The Tianlangxing, a Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy Type 815 Dongdiao-class auxiliary general intelligence ship, passed through the Tsugaru Strait off the coast of Japan on July 2, and stayed off the Alaskan coast during the July 11th test of a U.S. missile defence system. (Courtesy Japanese Ministry of Defence)

    Chinese Spy Ship Identified Off Alaska Coast During THAAD Missile Defense Test

    The Chinese spy ship that sailed international waters off the coast of Alaska during a recent missile defense test was a class that had never... Read more

  • A Chinese policeman asks not to take pictures outside Zhongnanhai which serves as the central headquarters for the Communist Party of China after the sacking of politician Bo Xilai from the countries powerful Politburo, in Beijing on April 11, 2012. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

    Obama Administration Never Considered Changing the Chinese Regime, Says Former Official

    Despite the Chinese regime’s constant fear that U.S. policy makers have long been plotting a U.S.-led “regime change” in China, a senior former official under... Read more

  • The homepage of the Chinese edition of The Epoch Times on July 6. (Screenshot/The Epoch Times)

    Researchers Find Cyberattacks on The Epoch Times Part of Larger Hacking Campaign

    New research suggests that a series of large-scale cyberattacks on The Epoch Times, starting in January and continuing to the present, are part of a... Read more

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    China Uses Political Warfare to Influence US Politics

    Terms commonly used during the Cold War have again emerged amid allegations that Russia tried to interfere with the 2016 U.S. elections. These words and... Read more

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    New Documentary Reveals the Chinese Regime’s Live Organ Harvesting Enterprise

    WASHINGTON—The evidence of forced organ harvesting from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners in China has continued to mount. Now, a newly released, award-winning documentary... Read more

  • Former Iowa governor Terry Branstad testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be ambassador to China, on Capitol Hil,l in Washington on May 2, 2017. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

    US Ambassador to China Lists North Korea as a Top Priority

    Terry Branstad, the new U.S. ambassador to China, is a familiar face in Beijing. As governor of Iowa, he signed up as a sister region... Read more

  • Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad meets Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing on April 15, 2013. (Andy Wong-Pool/Getty Images)

    Terry Branstad, Incoming US Ambassador to China: ‘We Face Many of the Same Challenges’

    New U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad, recently confirmed for his post and soon to move to Beijing, has said that he intends to make... Read more

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    US Government Contractor Charged With Spying for China

    As United States and China held a joint diplomatic and security dialogue on June 21, a U.S. government contractor and a former federal officer entrusted... Read more

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at a press conference in Washington D.C. on June 21. (Screenshot/U.S. Department of Defense)

    China-US Diplomatic Security Dialogue Reaffirms ‘Shared Goal of Denuclearization’ in North Korea

    Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, and James Mattis, Secretary of Defense, appeared in a joint press conference in Washington, on June 21, after meeting with... Read more

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis meet with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui, chief of the People's Liberation Army's Joint Staff Department prior to the U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue at the State Department in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. (Reuters/Aaron P. Bernstein)

    Top Diplomats and Defense Ministers of US and China Meet on North Korea

    A day after President Donald Trump tweeted that Chinese efforts to rein in North Korea had failed, top diplomats and defense chiefs from the United... Read more

  • US President Donald Trump (L) and Chinese leader Xi Jinping (R) at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 7, 2017. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Says China’s Xi Tried to Help With North Korea

    In a tweet posted in the afternoon of June 20, U.S. President Donald Trump said that China and its leader Xi Jinping had “tried”—but failed—to... Read more

  • Beef cattle roam the brown-dirt fields on a ranch on the outskirts of Delano, in California's Central Valley, on February 3, 2014. A new study finds that the mass production of food animals in the United States has resulted in widespread health risks for rural communities. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Meat Importers Race to Order US Beef

    The first shipments of U.S. beef are arriving in China, ending a 14-year ban. Chinese meat importers are racing to get their hands on it... Read more

  • US President Donald Trump (L) sits with Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) during a bilateral meeting at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Fla,. on April 6, 2017. ( JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

    United States, China to Meet on North Korea on Wednesday

    WASHINGTON—U.S. and Chinese regime’s diplomatic and defense chiefs will meet Wednesday for a security dialogue that Washington says will focus on curbing North Korea’s nuclear... Read more

  • Former Iowa governor Terry Branstad testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be ambassador to China, on Capitol Hil,l in Washington on May 2, 2017. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

    Terry Branstad Confirmed as US Ambassador to China

    The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on May 22 to confirm former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Beijing. Branstad, 70, spent more... Read more

  • Doris Liu, director of the film “In the Name of Confucius,” discusses her documentary on Confucius Institutes at the Alliance Defending Freedom, April 26. (Gary Feuerberg/ The Epoch Times)

    Controversy Surrounds Confucius Institutes at American Universities

    WASHINGTON—Since 2004, China has been funding Confucius Institutes (CI), language programs under the communist regime’s Ministry of Education that form partnerships with American universities. In... Read more

  • The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the South China Sea while conducting flight operations on April 9, 2017. (Z.A. Landers/Courtesy U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS)

    US Carrier Group Heads for Korean Waters, Chinese Regime Calls for Restraint

    BEIJING/SEOUL—Chinese leader Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint on Monday in a telephone call about North Korea with President Donald Trump, as... Read more

  • President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., on April 6, 2017.  (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

    Trump Praises Chinese Efforts on North Korea ‘Menace,’ Pyongyang Warns of Strike

    WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump praised Chinese efforts to rein in “the menace of North Korea” on Thursday, after North Korean state media warned the United... Read more

  • Xu Chensheng before she was persecuted by the Chinese regime for practicing the spiritual discipline Falun Gong. (Minghui.org)

    Justice Not Fully Served Despite Compensation Payment for Persecution Victim in China

    After receiving rare monetary compensation in a legal settlement in China, the family of a prisoner of conscience who was killed in police custody in 2012 said that justice... Read more

  • Lee Ching-yu (left), wife of the imprisoned Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che, gives testimony about her husband at a U.S. Congress hearing in May 2017. (Screenshot from video of congressional hearing, House Foreign Affair Committee)

    Taiwan Ramps up Efforts to Rescue Its Rights Activist Imprisoned by China

    Taiwan is ramping up its efforts to rescue Lee Ming-che, a Taiwanese rights activist who has been imprisoned by China since March of this year... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping speaks during a ceremony to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Aug. 1, 2017. (Andy Wong/AFP/Getty Images)

    How the Chinese Leadership Could Take Shape at a Key Political Meeting

    The Chinese Communist Party elite have a decades-old habit of determining policies and key political appointments while vacationing at Beidaihe, a resort town near the... Read more

  • Former Liaoning Province Party Secretary Wang Min. (zzwave.com)

    Chinese Party Chief of Liaoning Province Found Guilty of Bribery and Embezzlement

    Wang Min, the former Party boss of the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning, was sentenced to life imprisonment on August 4 for accepting bribes, corruption,... Read more

  • Lin Duo. (Caixin)

    Lin Duo, the ‘Bane’ of China’s Corrupt Officials

    When Chinese official Lin Duo became deputy chief and acting governor of Gansu Province in April 2016, analysts predicted the local officialdom would soon be shaken... Read more

  • Poster for "The Founding of an Army," a propaganda feature film that has flopped badly at the Chinese box office. (MediaAsia)

    Propaganda Blockbuster With Heavy Regime Backing Flops at Chinese Box Office

    Despite the Chinese regime’s extensive efforts to bolster its latest patriotic war film, movie-goers in China were not impressed with the propaganda piece, which has... Read more

  • Party officials gathered in Beijing for an emergency meeting on July 26 and 27. (CCTV)

    Emergency Meeting in Beijing Signals Growing Intensity of Xi’s Political Campaign

    Days before top sitting and retired leaders of the Chinese regime headed off to Beidaihe to enjoy the resort and discuss political arrangements, hundreds of... Read more

  • Xu Chensheng before she was persecuted by the Chinese regime for practicing the spiritual discipline Falun Gong. (Minghui.org)

    In Rare Decision, China Compensates Persecution Victim’s Family

    In an unprecedented decision, a Chinese court has ordered that significant compensation be paid to the family of a prisoner of conscience who died in... Read more

  • Chinese J-20 stealth fighter jets fly past during a military parade at the Zhurihe training base in China's northern Inner Mongolia region on July 30, 2017.
China held a parade of its armed forces on July 30 to mark the 90th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in a display of military might. / AFP PHOTO / STR / China OUT        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    ‘Live’ Broadcast of Chinese Regime’s Grand Military Parade Pre-recorded

    A huge annual military parade held at the Zhurihe training base in remote Inner Mongolia was a propaganda set piece, showing off the Chinese regime’s military... Read more

  • Former Chongqing boss Sun Zhengcai, 53, was put under investigation on July 24. (bowenpress.com)

    After Fall of Chongqing Party Boss, Chinese Officials Clamor to Demonstrate Loyalty

    A number of Chinese officials from several provinces have hastened to show their support for the investigation into Sun Zhengcai, a powerful cadre who headed... Read more

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    China Tests Anti-Ballistic Missile Amid Escalating Tensions in the Region

    China appears to have conducted an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) test in western China on the night of July 23, according to numerous reports and photos... Read more

  • A man uses a computer in an internet cafe in Beijing on June 1, 2017.
 (GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Regime Cracks Down on Internet Freedom, but Resistance Continues

    The Chinese regime is now seeking to shut down the programs that have kept open a window to the world for China’s internet users, but... Read more

  • Wu Tianjun stands trial on July 20, 2017. (Xiangyang Intermediate Court )

    Ex-Communist Party Legal Affairs Chief in Henan Province Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges

    Following six months of investigation, a senior official in Henan Province, central China, was formally prosecuted for corruption, including the amassing of 11.05 million yuan... Read more

  • Hundreds of Falun Dafa practitioners hold a candlelight vigil in Washington on July 20, 2017 to remember the victims of the Chinese regime’s persecution of the practice that began on July 20, 1999. The candles in the front form the Chinese characters for truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance, the three main tenets of Falun Dafa. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    End and Disband?

    Holding the corner of a banner under the intense midday sun on a 100-plus-degree day, Chinese-American medical scientist and Falun Gong practitioner Hu Zongyi shared... Read more

  • Former Chongqing Party secretary and Politburo member Sun Zhengcai in the Great Hall of the People on Mar. 6, 2016. Sun was officially investigated for corruption on July 24, 2017. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    Why Xi Jinping Removed a Potential Candidate for the Party Leadership

    Midway through 2017, the trajectory of high-ranking Chinese Communist Party official Sun Zhengcai suggested that he would have a bright future in the regime. Sun... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping speak to the press during a press statement at the German chancellery in Berlin on July 5, 2017. On July 19, Xi called on petition work officials to “make ‘every possible effort’ to solve public grievances.” (Michele Tantussi/Getty Images)

    Before Anniversary of Falun Gong’s Persecution, Xi Jinping Stresses Importance of Helping Petitioners

    When practitioners of one of China’s largest spiritual communities first learned that they were being targeted for persecution on July 20, 1999, they presumed that... Read more

  • A North Korean military officer (R) and a North Korea man (L) standing behind a pile of coal along the banks of the Yalu River in the northeast of the North Korean border town of Siniuju, on December 14, 2012. On Feb. 18, the Chinese Commerce Ministry announced a suspension of all North Korean coal imports. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Trade With North Korea has Dropped, Beijing Says

    North Korean exports to China fell by 13.2 percent in the first half of 2017, Chinese customs authorities said at a recent news conference. The... Read more

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    China Blocks WhatsApp in the Latest Crackdown on Internet Freedom

    Amidst the Chinese regime’s ever-escalating crackdown on free speech and freedom of the internet, WhatsApp has become the latest victim, as users in China report... Read more

  • Wang Sanyun, former provincial secretary of Gansu, in a political consultative conference on January 10, 2017. (Gansu Daily)

    Chinese Authorities Take Down Communist Party Secretary of Gansu Province

    Ninety days after being demoted this April to serve on a special committee of the Chinese national legislature, former Gansu Province Communist Party secretary Wang... Read more

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) inspects a Hwasong-12 strategic ballistic rocket at an undisclosed location in
this picture released by North Korean state media on May 15.
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    Reining in North Korea, With Chinese Characteristics

    Since meeting Chinese leader Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago in April, President Donald Trump has maintained that China is trying to help stop North Korea’s nuclear... Read more

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    Leland Miller on Pressing China Issues

    The Chinese economy is strange in many ways. Not only is it a hybrid between private capital and state control, but very few people directly... Read more

  • The Waldorf Astoria, the landmark New York hotel, is viewed on October 6, 2014 in New York City. It was announced October 6, that Hilton Worldwide will sell the Waldorf to the Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group for $1.95 billion. As part of the deal the Waldorf will undergo a major renovation. The Park Avenue hotel opened on October 1, 1931, and claimed to be the biggest hotel in the world at the time, attracting movie stars, politicians and the wealthy. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    China Capital Outflows to Tighten in 2017

    After a record amount of capital outflows from China in 2016, Beijing is looking to reverse course this year. Chinese authorities’ efforts to restrict capital... Read more

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    The ‘Silk Road’ Verdict

    The idea, at first, sounded good: Plow trillions of dollars into infrastructure projects in the barren wasteland that is most of central Asia, and trade... Read more

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    China’s First Overseas Military Base More Critical to Trade Than War

    China’s first overseas military base—located at a critical chokepoint for global trade looking to navigate the Suez Canal—could be a geopolitical game changer, but it... Read more

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Square building complex, which is home to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, in Hong Kong on Aug. 1, 2014. (BILL COX/THE EPOCH TIMES)

    Unraveling Hong Kong’s Stock Market ‘Enigma Network’

    A mysterious crash in an obscure corner of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has elicited regulatory scrutiny, fanned rumors of conspiracy, and renewed calls... Read more

  • People walk past the building with the listed address of Tomorrow Holdings' Beijing office, China on Feb. 3, 2017.  (REUTERS/Thomas Peter)

    Missing Chinese Tycoon’s Tomorrow Holdings Puts Investments up for Sale

    HONG KONG—The financial empire of missing Chinese-born tycoon Xiao Jianhua has put billions of dollars of investments up for sale, including stakes in a life insurer, a trust and banking assets,... Read more

  • Laborers renovate a roof of a residential lane house in Shanghai on Aug. 21, 2014. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Is This the End of China’s Second Housing Bubble?

    When the economy started to cool in the beginning of 2016, China opened up the debt spigots again to stimulate the economy. After the failed... Read more

  • A customer selects vegetables at a supermarket in Hangzhou, in eastern China's Zhejiang province on March 10, 2016. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    On-the-Ground Data Confirms China’s Economic Rebound Scenario

    After severe jitters in 2015 and 2016, the Chinese economy and its foreign exchange rate have been mostly stable in 2017. Except for volatility in... Read more

  • Chairman of China's Wanda Group Wang Jianlin delivers a speech during the Signing Ceremony for the Strategic Partnership between Wanda Group and The Abbott World Marathon Majors in Beijing on April 26       (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Authorities Target Major Overseas Acquirers

    China’s biggest foreign asset purchasers are in the crosshairs of Chinese regulators, amidst a Xi Jinping-led effort to root out corruption, reduce money laundering, and... Read more

  • Wu Xiaohui, chairman of Anbang Insurance Group Co., at the China Development Forum in Beijing on March 18. (Da Ji Yuan)

    The Dramatic Downfall of China’s Leading Foreign Dealmaker

    In a move that stunned New York dealmakers at the time, the famed Waldorf Astoria hotel on Park Avenue was sold in 2014 to a little-known... Read more

  • Demonstrators march against the CETA trade deal near the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on Feb.15, 2017. Globalization has not been kind to incomes of most of the middle class in developed world economies. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)

    Geopolitical Risks Threaten Exuberant Stock Market

    MONTREAL—Geopolitical risk is running high despite all seeming well with U.S. stock markets, but evaluating broader trends, which include “de-globalization” and China’s economic transition on... Read more

  • Participants at Intel's Artificial Intelligence (AI) Day stand in front of a poster during the event in the Indian city of Bangalore on April 4, 2017. (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    US Weighs Restricting Chinese Investment in Artificial Intelligence

    WASHINGTON—The United States appears poised to heighten scrutiny of Chinese investment in Silicon Valley to better shield sensitive technologies seen as vital to U.S. national... Read more

  • A farmer looks at tractors at a farm machine factory on February 21, 2009 in Changchun, Jilin Province, China. (China Photos/Getty Images)

    Chinese Anti-corruption Agency Calls Out Fabricated Economic Data in Jilin and Inner Mongolia

    Further adding to doubts about the health of China’s economy, statistics in Inner Mongolia and the northeastern province of Jilin have been found to be... Read more

  • Two people look towards high-rise buildings in Kowloon, Hong Kong, in a file photo. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Beijing have agreed to launch a cross-border bond connect, granting foreign investors access to the Chinese onshore bond market. (Antony Dickson/AFP/Getty Images)

    Can a China-HK Bond Connect Attract Foreign Investors?

    Beijing and Hong Kong have approved a new cross-border bond trading program, called bond connect, hoping to attract a new wave of foreign investors to... Read more

  • Xiao Jianhua, a Chinese-born Canadian billionaire, reads a book outside the International Finance Centre in Hong Kong in December 2013. (AP Photo/Next Magazine)

    Law Professor Claims Chinese Billionaire Xiao Jianhua Was Behind 2015 Stock Crash

    Yuan Hongbing is a former Chinese law professor; he now lives in exile, penning books about corruption in China and the Communist Party’s plans to... Read more

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    Beijing Crackdown Cuts Chinese Investments in US Assets

    Chinese investments in the United States reached a new record in 2016, more than tripling the previous year’s. However, the pace of investments has begun... Read more

  • A woman counts Chinese yuan bills worth thousands of dollars in Vancouver, Canada, on Oct. 27, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Why the Chinese Yuan Won’t Be the World’s Reserve Currency

    Whenever someone gets too big and too important, the other players who can’t compete by themselves call for a challenger. This is true in sports, business,... Read more

  • An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai on March 16, 2017. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Global Markets Feeling Effects of China’s Financial Crackdown

    China’s new impetus to rein in its financial sector has been underway for more than three months. The effects are already being felt in the financial... Read more

  • Xiang Junbo, Chairman of China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) at the National People's Congress in Beijing on March 12, 2016. (WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

    Sacking of Chinese Insurance Regulator Foretells Further Financial House Cleaning

    China’s powerful financial sector has officially been put on notice. Xiang Junbo, chairman of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC), was placed under investigation for... Read more

  • A Thomson Reuters Eikon ship-tracking screen shows cargo ships returning to Nampo port in North Korea on April 11, 2017. (REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration)

    North Korean Ships Head Home After China Orders Coal Returned

    SHANGHAI—A fleet of North Korean cargo ships is heading home to the port of Nampo, the majority of it fully laden, after the Chinese regime ordered its... Read more

  • The Five Elements of Chinese philosophy and their interactions. (Parnassus/CC BY-SA 3.0)

    Understanding the Five Elements—China’s ‘Theory of Everything’—in the ‘Three Character Classic’

    The “Three Character Classic,” or “San Zi Jing,” is the best known classic Chinese text for children. Written by Wang Yinlian (1223–1296) during the Song... Read more

  • Yang Zhen was a fair and honest official who lived during the Eastern Han Dynasty. (The Epoch Times)

    Stories From the Students’ Rules: The Spirit of Discretion and Conscientiousness

    The “Standards for Being a Good Student and Child” (Di Zi Gui) is a traditional Chinese textbook for children that teaches children morals and proper... Read more

  • Yang Hui (Pascal’s) triangle, as depicted by Zhu Shijie in 1303, using counting rods. The Chinese mathematician Yang Hui discovered this triangular array 300 years before his French counterpart Blaise Pascal was born.

    Harmony Among Men, Mastery of Math in the ‘Three Character Classic’

    The Three Character Classic, or San Zi Jing, is the best known classic Chinese text for children. Written by Wang Yinlian (1223–1296) during the Song... Read more

  • “Court Ladies Wearing Flowered Headdresses,” by Zhou Fang. Silk hand scroll, 18 inches by 71 inches, Liaoning Provincial Museum, Shenyang Province, China. (Public domain)

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  • Su Shi, also known as Su Dongpo, was a famous poet and gastronome of the Song dynasty, who practiced the philosophy of “eating with moderation”.

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    The “Standards for Being a Good Student and Child” (Di Zi Gui) is a traditional Chinese textbook for children that teaches children morals and proper... Read more

  • A vendor chops dog meat at the Nanqiao market in Yulin, in China's southern Guangxi region on June 21, 2017.
China's most notorious dog meat festival opened in Yulin on June 21 with butchers hacking slabs of canines and cooks frying the flesh following rumours that authorities would impose a ban this year.(Becky Davis/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Zhang Liang, one of the Three Heroes of the Early Han Dynasty, was known for his tolerance and respect for the elderly. (Catherine Chang/Epoch Times)

    The Virtue of Respecting Elders as Told in the ‘Three Character Classic’

    The Three Character Classic, or San Zi Jing, is the best known classic Chinese text for children. Written by Wang Yinlian (1223–1296) during the Song... Read more

  • The Prime Minister of Lu State, Ji Wenzi, was known for his thriftiness and strict conduct, and was deeply respected by his people.

    Stories From the Students’ Rules: Live Neatly and Treasure Your Time

    The “Standards for Being a Good Student and Child” (Di Zi Gui) is a traditional Chinese textbook for children that teaches children morals and proper... Read more

  • ‘’The Eighteen Scholars’’ by an anonymous Ming Dynasty artist. The painting depicts the eighteen erudite Confucian scholars gathered by Emperor Taizong of Tang, when he established the Institute of Literary Studies. (Public Domain)

    Education in Ancient China From the ‘Three Character Classic’

    The Three Character Classic, or San Zi Jing, is the best known classic Chinese text for children. Written by Wang Yinlian (1223–1296) during the Song... Read more

  • Mo Niang worked selflessly to protect her fellow villagers on the high seas

    Stories From the Students’ Rules: Respect and Care Unto All

    The “Standards for Being a Good Student and Child” (Di Zi Gui) is a traditional Chinese textbook for children that teaches children morals and proper... Read more

  • Image depicting the current-day Chinese saying which describes a united young couple who live happily even in poverty with the term “riding together in a carriage driven by deer”. (Internet photo)

    Bao Xuan’s Magical Encounter

    Bao Xuan came from an impoverished family during the Western Han Dynasty, 2000 years ago. His mentor appreciated his high morals and let his daughter... Read more

  • Kou Zhun lived a frugal life despite being a prime minister. When he once fell into indulgence, he was moved to tears and quickly changed his ways after reading a poem left by his mother before she died. (SM Yang/Epoch Times)

    Rediscovering Our Innate Good Nature in the ‘Three Character Classic’

    The Three Character Classic, or San Zi Jing, is the best known classic Chinese text for children. Written by Wang Yinlian (1223–1296) during the Song... Read more

  • Along with his father Wang Xizhi, Wang Xianzhi was a renowned calligraher of the Chinese Jin Dynasty. (Public Domain)

    Stories From the Students’ Rules: Humility and Duty As a Sibling and Before Elders

    The “Standards for Being a Good Student and Child” (Di Zi Gui) is a traditional Chinese textbook for children that teaches children morals and proper... Read more

  • Cangjie was sent down to China from the heavens to create Chinese writing, he was born with four eyes. This portrait of Cangjie is an 18th century painting held in the National Library of France. (Public domain, combination image compiled by Epoch Times)

    Dust, Earth, and Molecules

    The Chinese character 塵 (chen) refers to dust. It is formed of two parts, each a full character.  The upper one is 鹿, a deer... Read more

  • Min Ziqian of the Spring-Autumn period (770 B.C - 476 B.C) is a moral exemplar of filial piety. (Clearwisdom.net)

    Stories From the Students’ Rules: At Home, Be Dutiful to My Parents

    The “Standards for Being a Good Student and Child” (Di Zi Gui) is a traditional Chinese textbook for children that teaches children morals and proper... Read more

  • Cangjie was sent down to China from the heavens to create Chinese writing, he was born with four eyes. This portrait of Cangjie is an 18th century painting held in the National Library of France. (Public domain, combination image compiled by Epoch Times)

    The Secret Within the Chinese Character for Enemy

    Perhaps you currently have someone who is in conflict with your own interests, and you refer to him or her as your enemy. You may... Read more

  • Great Wall of China at Sunrise. (Fotolia plus composition by Epoch Times)

    Huang Ba Could Die Without Regret

    Huang Ba (130–51 B.C.) lived during the Western Han Dynasty. He learned legalism (understanding and administration of the law) starting at a young age. When... Read more

  • Cangjie was sent down to China from the heavens to create Chinese writing, he was born with four eyes. This portrait of Cangjie is an 18th century painting held in the National Library of France. (Public domain, combination image compiled by Epoch Times)

    Chinese Character ‘Xi’ for Learning: a Little Bird Practicing Flying

    The Chinese character 習 (xi) means learning or practicing. In Oracle bone script, the earliest ancient Chinese writing, it is written like this: There are... Read more

  • Chariot Model (Modern Replica) China, original: Qin dynasty (221–206 B.C.),
bronze with pigments
chariot box, including axles: width 53 1/2 inches, depth 25 inches, weight 220.5 pounds; canopy: height 4 inches, diameter 49 1/2 inches; weight 66 pounds; each horse: height 36 1/2 inches, weight 13 1/2 inches, length 46 1/2 inches, Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum. (Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art)

    Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties

    NEW YORK—In ancient times, the people of China believed their culture was divinely inspired. The elegant works of art and exquisitely made objects displayed in... Read more

  • "Island Pagoda," from the book, "Foochow and the River Min," circa 1873, by John Thomson. Carbon print. (Courtesy of Stephan Loewentheil Historical Photography of China Collection)

    Glimpses of a Lost World Through Early Chinese Photography

    NEW YORK—Two men clad in leather and fur stand side by side with their legs wide and firmly planted on the ground, next to a... Read more

  • Xu Chensheng before she was persecuted by the Chinese regime for practicing the spiritual discipline Falun Gong. (Minghui.org)

    Justice Not Fully Served Despite Compensation Payment for Persecution Victim in China

    After receiving rare monetary compensation in a legal settlement in China, the family of a prisoner of conscience who was killed in police custody in 2012 said that justice... Read more

  • Democratic Party member Howard Lam shows off his injury at a news conference in Hong Kong, China August 11, 2017. (Apple Daily via REUTERS)

    Hong Kong Democracy Activist Says He Was ‘Stapled’ by Chinese Agents

    HONG KONG  – A prominent member of Hong Kong‘s Democratic Party said on Friday he was beaten and “stapled” by mainland agents in the Chinese-controlled city before being dumped... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners hold a banner in reference to Jiang Zemin, the previous leader of China who is directly responsible for the persecution on July 1999, and organ harvesting of practitioners that is still happening today inside China. (Edward Dye/Epoch Times)

    ‘Changes in Judicial Interpretation’ Prompt Chinese Authorities to Release Falun Gong Practitioners

    A district court in central China’s Henan Province recently dropped charges against practitioners of Falun Gong, a traditional spiritual discipline that was marked for persecution... Read more

  • ALLEGEDLY FOUND: Gao Zhisheng, head of the Beijing-based Zhisheng Legal Office, is seen during an interview at his office in Beijing, in this file photo from Nov. 2, 2005. (Verna Yu/AFP/Getty Images)

    After Three Years of House Arrest, Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Still Forbidden to Seek Medical Treatment

    Gao Zhisheng, a renowned Chinese human rights lawyer, is still under house arrest and forbidden by the Chinese communist regime to seek medical treatment— three... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners exercise in Chengdu, China's Sichuan Province before the persecution began in 1999.  (courtesy of en.minghui.org)

    Despite Persecution, China Released 54 Falun Gong Adherents Without Charge in First Half of 2017

    Over the past year, an increasing number of Falun Gong practitioners have been released without charge, according to Minghui.org, a clearinghouse for information on the... Read more

  • Xu Chensheng before she was persecuted by the Chinese regime for practicing the spiritual discipline Falun Gong. (Minghui.org)

    In Rare Decision, China Compensates Persecution Victim’s Family

    In an unprecedented decision, a Chinese court has ordered that significant compensation be paid to the family of a prisoner of conscience who died in... Read more

  • 43 Taiwan Falun Gong practitioners were stopped at the Hong Kong airport and sent back to Taiwan on July 22 and July 23 even though they presented valid travel documents and had committed no crimes. (NTD Television)

    Hong Kong Repatriates 43 Taiwanese Falun Gong Practitioners

    Every year around July 20, hundreds of Taiwanese Falun Gong practitioners fly to Hong Kong to join an annual parade that peacefully protests the Chinese... Read more

  • Peaceful protestors march through London calling for an end to the 18-year-long persecution of Falun Gong. (Yanning Qi/The Epoch Times)

    Rallies in London and Cambridge Mark 18 Years of the Persecution of Falun Gong

    Practitioners of the spiritual discipline Falun Gong marched through the streets of London and Cambridge on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July, appealing for an... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioner Yang Yuyong passed away on July 12 after eight months of being detained for his spiritual beliefs. His body was covered with wounds and bruises. (Radio Free Asia)

    Chinese Family Demands Investigation Into Suspicious Death of Falun Gong Practitioner

    Yang Yuyong and nearly 20 other Falun Gong practitioners in the Chinese port city of Tianjin were arrested and detained by local security forces last... Read more

  • Hundreds of Falun Gong practitioners hold a candlelight vigil at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on July 20, 2017, to honor those who have died during the persecution in China that the Chinese regime started on July 20, 1999. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Falun Dafa Practitioners Honor Victims of Persecution

    WASHINGTON—Numerous candlelights flickered in the darkness as hundreds of Falun Dafa practitioners held a vigil in front of the Lincoln Memorial to remember the victims... Read more

  • Chinese paramilitary police marching through the downtown shopping area of Chongqing in February 2013. Chinese authorities recently indicted a Canadian for allegedly stealing state secrets. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    A Life Devoted to Truth Comes With Huge Risks in China

    For months, Li Guiqin, a 58-year-old retired scientist now living in the United States, would crowd into the back of an eight-seat van and cruise... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners march in downtown Vancouver on July 16, 2017, to call for an end to the persecution of their spiritual discipline ordered by the Chinese regime 18 years ago on July 20, 1999. A procession of practitioners in white hold memorial wreaths to pay tribute to those who have been persecuted to death. (Tang Feng/The Epoch Times)

    Canada-Wide Rallies Mark Launch of Falun Gong Persecution 18 Years Ago

    This week across Canada and around the world, thousands are gathering in front of Chinese embassies and consulates to mark 18 years since the Chinese... Read more

  • Hundreds of Falun Gong practitioners and supporters, hold a candlelight vigil in front of the Chinese Consulate in New York on July 16, 2017. The persecution, now entering its 18th year, began on July 20, 1999. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Falun Gong Practitioners Demand End to Eighteen Years of Persecution

    NEW YORK—On July 16, hundreds of Falun Gong practitioners from the greater New York area gathered near the Chinese Consulate in New York for a... Read more

  • Brothers Wanqing Huang and Xiong Huang with their family in China. (Courtesy of Xiong Huang)

    Man Searches for Dead Brother’s Body at Controversial Exhibition

    Every time Huang Wanqing walks past a promotion of “Body the Exhibition”, he may wonder if it’s the mutilated body of his brother staring at... Read more

  • During a rally joined by thousands of Falun Gong practitiioners at Taipei 23 April 2006, four demonstrators play in an action drama against what they said was the Chinese communists' killing of Falun Gong followers and harvesting of their organs in concentration camps.  (PATRICK LIN/AFP/Getty Images)

    ‘He Was Still Alive’: Doctor Explains Forced Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong Practitioners

    “There was bleeding. He was still alive,” Chinese doctor Enver Tohti recalled to a panel of experts on China’s lucrative practice of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience... Read more

  • Wang Yu, the lawyer of late Chinese human rights activist Cao Shunli, poses during an interview in Hong Kong on March 20, 2014. The 52-year-old Cao, who died in police detention on March 14, 2014 in Beijing, was said to have dark marks all over her body, her lawyer disclosed, citing Cao's relatives. Cao was set to travel to Switzerland to take part in a UN Human Rights Council review last September but police detained her at Beijing's international airport, her lawyer Wang Yu told AFP on March 14. AFP PHOTO / Philippe Lopez (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Wang Yu Remains Under House Arrest

    Beijing-based human rights lawyer Wang Yu was released on bail last August, but she continues to languish under house arrest at her parents’ home in... Read more

  • From left to right, Dr. Teng Biao, Chinese human rights lawyer, Xia Chongyu, son of the imprisoned Chinese human rights lawyer Xia Lin, Xiaorong Li, an independent scholar. (Paul Huang/The Epoch Times)

    China Must Be Publicly Shamed for Human Rights Abuses, Say Activists

    Amidst reports of the Chinese regime’s continuing persecution of its political dissidents and rights advocates, witnesses before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) slammed the... Read more

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    New Documentary Reveals the Chinese Regime’s Live Organ Harvesting Enterprise

    WASHINGTON—The evidence of forced organ harvesting from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners in China has continued to mount. Now, a newly released, award-winning documentary... Read more

  • Zheng Enchong, a Shanghai-based human rights lawyer. (Epoch Times)

    Confined Shanghai Lawyer Suffers Abuse After Exposing ‘Shanghai Gang’

    Zheng Enchong, a Shanghai-based human rights lawyer, has been under house arrest for over a decade. Local security forces have frequently harassed and abused him... Read more

  • In total, Bai spent nearly 14 years in some form of detention before she passed away on June 15. (Minghui.org)

    Falun Gong Practitioner Dies From Drugged Prison Food

    Bai Gendi, a Chinese citizen who endured multiple and lengthy stints in detention for refusing to give up her faith, vomited and suffered severe headaches... Read more

  • Tourists wait to be evacuated after an earthquake in Jiuzhaigou in China's southwestern Sichuan province on August 9, 2017. 
China on August 9 evacuated tens of thousands people in its mountainous southwest after a strong earthquake killed at least 19 people and rattled a region where memories of a 2008 seismic disaster remain fresh. / AFP PHOTO / STR / China OUT        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    2 Quakes Rock China, Killing at Least 2 Tourists, 45,000 Tourists Evacuated

    JIUZHAIGOU, China—A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part of China’s southwestern province of Sichuan, killing 19 people, including eight tourists, and injuring 247, provincial... Read more

  • Xu Chensheng before she was persecuted by the Chinese regime for practicing the spiritual discipline Falun Gong. (Minghui.org)

    In Rare Decision, China Compensates Persecution Victim’s Family

    In an unprecedented decision, a Chinese court has ordered that significant compensation be paid to the family of a prisoner of conscience who died in... Read more

  • (Screenshot / YouTube)

    ‘Panda Abuse’ Video Goes Viral in China

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  • People search for survivors at the site of a landslide that destroyed some 40 households, where more than 100 people are feared to be buried, local media reports, in Xinmo Village, Sichuan Province, China on June 24, 2017. (REUTERS/Stringer)

    Landslide Buries Mountain Village in Southwest China, Fears for 141 People

    BEIJING—Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, with reports that only three survivors... Read more

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    The Story of My Father

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  • A woman before being executed by a communist soldier in China in this file photo.

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  • In this Wednesday, May 11, 2016 photo, children accompanied by their parents and caretakers, attend an art class at the I Love Gym center in Beijing. A television personality in China argues that children are taught to lie from a young age. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    TV Personality: Chinese Children Are Taught to Lie

    Wang Chong is a well-known scholar of diplomacy and international relations, a best-selling writer, and a reporter and television personality. He was the first Chinese... Read more

  • The China Association for Science and Technology, China's peak professional association for scientists, hosts the World Life Science Conference in Beijing on Nov. 1, 2016. CAST recently criticized Springer after the academic publisher retracted 107 medical papers from Chinese authors. (Screenshot/Xinhua)

    A Writer Reflects on China’s Biggest Academic Scandal

    A major scandal in the world of scientific research was revealed last month. One of the world’s largest academic publishers, Springer, announced the withdrawal of 107... Read more

  • An octogenarian grandmother gets up on a pile of rocks in her bare feet to give a speech against the corruption of the village secretary, at a villagers' meeting of Taishi Village on July 31, 2005 in Guangzhou of Guangdong Province. Ma Qiang argues that such abuses of power are common. (China Photos/Getty Images)

    Chinese Filmmaker: Life in China is More Brutal Than Any Screenwriter’s Imagination

    Ma Qiang is a Chinese independent film and documentary director. This is an abridged translation of his most recent article, originally published in the online journal... Read more

  • Yu Huan (right), the son of Su Yinxia (left), was recently sentenced to life in prison after he killed a man who sexually attacked her, in part because the police refused to intervene. The incident took place last year, and has captivated the Chinese public. (Weibo.com)

    When the Law in China is Used to Humiliate, Not Protect

    Tang Yinghong, an online commentator, is one of the many Chinese to have expressed disapproval of a recent court sentencing after a killing.  — Epoch... Read more

  • School children leave their elementary school in Beijing on March 13, 2012.
 The plight of a Chinese father, posted online recently, resonated with an economically disenfranchised public.
 (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    ‘Goodbye, Beijing!’: Heartfelt Message by Young Scientist Makes China Reflect

    The following article is an answer to the question “Have Beijing’s overly high housing prices destroyed the young generation’s creativity and passion?” The question was... Read more

  • A policeman stands guard in front of a giant portrait of the late chairman Mao Zedong at the Tiananmen Square in 2013 in Beijing, China. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    In China, 8-Year-Old Kids Could Be Tried for Insulting Chairman Mao

    “People who harm the name, portrait, reputation and honor of heroes and martyrs” will be held accountable, reported China’s Communist Party-run Xinhua News Agency on... Read more

  • A newspaper vendor talks to customers at her booth on a street in Shanghai on Jan. 8, 2013.  (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s Battered Journalists Discuss Truth Seeking and Curiosity in Modern China

    The following is an abridged translation of a recent lament about the status of truth and truth-seeking in contemporary China that went viral in late... Read more

  • The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on Nov. 12, 2013. The Communist Party relies on a complex network of social monitoring and surveillance to restrain citizens, says blogger Ma Qing. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    Silence in the Face of Tyranny

    In a Feb. 9, 2017 essay in Beijing Spring, Ma Qing, a blogger and internet activist in China, reflects on the thick network of social... Read more

  • Wang Haitao, chief of economics at The Beijing News, reflected on two kinds of injury to the Chinese people in a Jan. 25, 2017 blog post. (Wang Haitao)

    Chinese More Concerned With Personal Safety at Home, Not Defending ‘National Feelings’ Abroad

    Wang Haitao, head of the economics department at The Beijing News, compares the Chinese regime’s attitude toward two different kinds of injury of its citizens... Read more

  • Chinese residents protest outside the hotel where authorities held a press conference in Tianjin, after a massive chemical explosion there, on Aug. 17, 2015. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    China in Translation: What It’s Like to be a Member of the Middle Class in China

    The following is a translation of one of the last posts made by the internet denizen “The Year 1874” (@公元1874), a well-known user of Sina... Read more

  • Shen Yun dancers perform a classical Chinese dance number. (Courtesy of Shen Yun Performing Arts)

    Dance Company Independent of Beijing Seeks to Open Doors in Hong Kong

    A resounding gong is struck, and the stage curtains lift to scenes from the heavens. For the next three hours, theatergoers experience the essence of... Read more

  • An example of a toy gun that may be considered a real gun in China, and lead to prison time for the possessor. (Weibo.com)

    Think America’s Gun Laws Are Odd? Consider China’s

    The following is a translation of a Jan. 6 column by Pan Xiaotao (潘小濤) in Apple Daily, a Hong Kong tabloid, about China’s arbitrary laws... Read more

  • A woman wearing a mask practices roller blading at Olympic Park during heavy smog in Beijing, China, on Dec. 1, 2015. The representatives of the governments of more than 190 countries are meeting in Paris this week, including Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Paris meeting. (Li Feng/Getty Images)

    ‘This is a Country of Cowards’: A Chinese Mother’s Complaint About Smog that Went Viral

    The following is a direct translation of a personal account written by the WeChat user yashalong2000, which went viral in China, describing the frustrations and... Read more

  • Mao Zedong's portrait in Tiananmen Square on Mar. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Chinese Professor Fired for Anti-Mao Remarks

    A Chinese professor was removed from his job after criticizing founding Chinese Communist Party chairman Mao Zedong on what would have been the dictator’s 123rd birthday. Deng... Read more

  • 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)

    8,000 in New York Rally to Support 200 Million Chinese Who Have Quit Communism

    NEW YORK—Gathering near the United Nations in Dag Hammarskjold Park, around 8,000 people attended a rally supporting Tuidang, the movement dedicated to ending the Chinese... Read more

  • Ms. Jiang Xiuju, a 58 years old Han-Chinese woman, detained at Hwaseong Fortress Foreigners' Detention Center in South Korea since July 2014, is currently facing deportation back to China despite letters from members of the U.S. Congress and European Union Parliament sent earlier against  deportation. (Epoch Times)

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

    Fifty-six Chinese practitioners of Falun Gong, a traditional meditation practice, are on the brink of deportation from South Korea to China where they would face... Read more

  • 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)

    Where the ‘Nine Commentaries’ Ends, the ‘Tuidang’ Movement Begins

    In 2004, the Chinese edition of Epoch Times published its defining editorial series, the “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party“. By writing honestly about the brutality and deception the... Read more

  • 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

    The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) doesn’t acknowledge the existence of the Tuidang Movement—the grass-roots movement born in 2004 that helps Chinese quit the Communist Party and... Read more

  • 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)

    The ‘Nine Commentaries’ Shows the Path to China’s Future

    Twenty-three years ago this month, thousands of intelligent and well-educated expert watchers of the Soviet Union were caught like deer in the headlights when they... Read more

  • 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.”
(CS Poon/Epoch Times)

    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

  • (L to R) Richard Fisher, John Nania, Joseph Rees, Wei Jingsheng (with interpreter and colleague Huang Ciping), Joseph Bosco, and Charles Lee, prepare to speak at a forum on the publication of the "Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party" at Capitol Hill on Dec. 3. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

    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)

    First Post-Soviet President of Ukraine Praises “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party”

    In 1991, the communist leader of Ukraine, Leonid Kravchuk, renounced Marx and declared his republic’s independence from the disintegrating Soviet Union, becoming the first president... Read more

  • 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

    On Nov. 19, 2004 the Chinese-language Epoch Times published the first part in a nine-part editorial series called “Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party.” By... 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

  • Son of Karm Ali, 65, shows his father's scar outside their house at a brick factory in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on November 18, 2009. The four family members have all sold one of their kidneys for 100,000 Pakistani rupees (1,200 dollars) in order to repay a loan from the brick factory contractor who pays them 1,000 rupees (12 dollars) each per week. (NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/GettyImages)

    Australia Opens an Inquiry Into the Illegal Organ Trade

    A federal inquiry is underway to consider what extra measures in the Australian legal system may help to deter organ trafficking and transplant tourism crimes... Read more

  • Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) condemns the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China and its massive live organ harvesting of nonconsenting persons. The rally was on the West Lawn of the Capitol, July 20. (Lisa Fan/ Epoch Times)

    Congress Members Speak with Conviction and Eloquence at Capitol Falun Gong Rally

    WASHINGTON—On a blistering hot day in front of the U.S. Capitol, several members of Congress, the chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom,... Read more

  • During a rally joined by thousands of Falun Gong practitiioners at Taipei 23 April 2006, four demonstrators play in an action drama against what they said was the Chinese communists' killing of Falun Gong followers and harvesting of their organs in concentration camps.  (PATRICK LIN/AFP/Getty Images)

    ‘He Was Still Alive’: Doctor Explains Forced Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong Practitioners

    “There was bleeding. He was still alive,” Chinese doctor Enver Tohti recalled to a panel of experts on China’s lucrative practice of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience... Read more

  • Conservative MP Garnett Genuis speaking at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on April 4, 2017, with Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin on the left. (NTD Television)

    Tory MP Revives Liberal Bill Fighting Forced Organ Harvesting

    OTTAWA—Conservative MP Garnett Genuis is reviving former Liberal MP Irwin Cotler’s private member’s bill that makes it a criminal offence for Canadians to receive organs... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners hold a banner in reference to the organ harvesting of practitioners which is still happening today inside China. (Edward Dye/Epoch Times)

    China Says It Has Stopped Harvesting Organs, but Evidence Belies Its Claim

    The Chinese government has claimed the country no longer harvests organs from prisoners. But recent revelations about two leading Chinese researchers indicate this may not... Read more

  • Dome of the Saint Peters Basilica in the Vatican City in Rome. (Peter Probst/Shutterstock)

    Chinese Transplant Doctors’ Flimsy Defense at Vatican Meets Fierce Rebuttal

    Correction: A previous version of this article cited a participant stating that the Pope called off his appearance at the event. This has not been... Read more

  • A doctor operates a patient in this file photo. (FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Top Chinese Transplant Surgeon Involved in Anti-Falun Gong Campaign Has Study Retracted

    A medical journal has retracted a disputed study on liver transplantation co-authored by a Chinese doctor implicated in forced organ harvesting of prisoners of conscience,... Read more

  • Dome of the Saint Peters Basilica in the Vatican City in Rome on September 22, 2011. (Peter Probst/Shutterstock)

    Chinese Transplant Doctor Accused of Ordering Executions Speaks at Vatican

    The Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Sciences has run into controversy for inviting a speaker linked to forced organ harvesting in China to present the regime’s... Read more

  • Exterior view of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

    UCLA Medical Center Collaborates With Doctor Accused of Forced Organ Harvesting

    LOS ANGELES—One of the nation’s top hospitals, the UCLA Medical Center, has chosen to partner with a hospital directed by a Chinese physician suspected of... Read more

  • Chinese doctors carry fresh organs for transplant at a hospital in Henan Province on Aug. 16, 2012. (Screenshot/Sohu.com)

    Australia: Westmead Hospital Cancels Staff Symposium

    A staff symposium planned at Westmead Hospital by NSW Health was cancelled just 2 days before a delegation of Chinese doctors from Qilu Hospital of... Read more

  • (L–R) David Kilgour (L) with David Matas (C) and Ethan Gutmann (R), author of ‘The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem.’ (Simon Gross/Epoch Times)

    Human Rights Lawyers Urge Australian Parliament to Condemn Chinese Organ Harvesting

    Two prominent human rights lawyers are urging Australian lawmakers to pass a motion to end the Chinese Communist Party’s practice of harvesting organs from prisoners of... Read more

  • (L–R) International human rights lawyer David Matas, former justice minister Irwin Cotler, and former secretary of state for Asia-Pacific David Kilgour at the parliamentary international human rights subcommittee hearing in Ottawa on Nov. 3, 2016, where Matas and Kilgour provided a briefing on organ transplantation abuses in China. (Epoch Times)

    Canadian Lawmakers Hear From Organ Harvesting Investigators

    OTTAWA—Two investigators who have spent 10 years researching evidence of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China told Parliament’s human rights subcommittee that... 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)

    Report Focuses on ‘Extreme Torture’ in Chinese Detention Centers

    Editor’s note: This report contains graphic and potentially disturbing material. For the past 17 years, in scores of Chinese prisons and jails, unspeakable forms of torture... 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

  • 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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