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  • 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

  • A woman wears a mask for protection against the air pollution on Tiananmen Square in Beijing as the city is blanketed by heavy smog on Jan. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Why Are Chinese Netizens Angry About a Graduate’s Speech On ‘Fresh Air’?

    Yang Shuping’s now famous “fresh air” speech provoked so much anger from her fellow Chinese that she was forced to publicly apologize. Yang, a graduating... Read more

  • Former statistics bureau chief Wang Baoan attends a news conference in Beijing on Jan. 13, 2010. (Reuters/Stringer)

    China Sentences Six Ex-Top Chinese Officials in One Day

    On May 31, courts across China separately found six disgraced high-ranking Chinese officials guilty of corruption and issued sentences. All six officials are either associated... Read more

  • Zhang Dejiang, a member of the Politburo Standing Committee and Hong Kong overseer, in Hong Kong on May 18, 2016. (Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images)

    Outgoing Chinese Politburo Member Zhang Dejiang Reiterates Hardline Stance on Hong Kong

    Zhang Dejiang, the third-ranked Chinese Communist Party leader who holds the portfolio for Hong Kong-related affairs, stressed Beijing’s political authority over politics and law in... Read more

  • China in Context

    Anti-Corruption and Its Discontents

    A lengthy list of purged officials—that’s the only concrete achievement Xi Jinping can wave about after nearly five years in office, as a direct result... 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

  • Zhao Liping, the former police chief of Inner Mongolia. (nirapadnews.com)

    Former Chinese Police Chief Executed for Bribery and Murder

    Two years ago, a Chinese man in his 60s stabbed and shot a young woman, allegedly his mistress, and then burned her body. Upon investigation,... Read more

  • Chen Xu, the former  Prosecutor General of the Shanghai People's Procuratorate. (eastday.com)

    Former Prosecutor With Ties to Shanghai Gang to Be Charged for Corruption

    Chen Xu, Shanghai’s former top prosecutor, was expelled from the Chinese Communist Party on May 25 following a three-month investigation that found him guilty of... Read more

  • Wei Minzhou, the former Shaanxi People’s Congress deputy head. (dwnews.com)

    Top Chinese Official Purged Hours After Appearing on Television

    Wei Minzhou, the deputy head of a northwestern Chinese provincial legislature attended several official functions on May 23. That evening, he was even featured on... 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

  • Former Canadian Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific David Kilgour speaks at a press conference in front of San Francisco City Hall on May 23. (Lihui Zhou/The Epoch Times)

    Leading Human Rights Advocate Attends Organ Harvesting Film Screenings in Bay Area

    SAN FRANCISCO—In a press conference on May 23 in front of the San Francisco City Hall, David Kilgour addressed his work of the last 10... 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, DC, 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

  • Members of the Hong Kong Youth Care Association hold an anti-Falun Gong protest in Hong Kong on April 18, 2015. (Poon Zai-shu/The Epoch Times)

    How China Uses Its ‘Social Stability Maintenance’ Fund in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—They came in the hundreds in their lime-green T-shirts. Lining up on the sidewalks, they made threatening gestures and hurled raucous abuse at a... Read more

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    Gauging Xi Jinping’s Political Strength

    Just how much control over China does Xi Jinping have? One view holds that Xi is the most powerful Communist Party leader in decades, taking... Read more

  • A World Health Organization (WHO) logo at their office in Beijing on April 19, 2013. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Blocks Taiwan From Attending World Health Assembly

    The World Health Assembly (WHA), a meeting of the member states of the World Health Organization (WHO), is set to convene this week in Geneva,... 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

  • MP Garnett Genuis on Parliament Hill on April 10, 2017. Genuis is urging the government to support his private member’s bill to combat organ trafficking. (NTD Television)

    Tory MP Urges Liberals to Back His Organ Trafficking Bill

    OTTAWA—Conservative MP Garnett Genuis raised forced organ harvesting in China this week in the House of Commons in the hopes of securing government support for... 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

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

    Chinese Embassy Letter Exposes Effort to Block Shen Yun in Thailand

    Shen Yun Performing Arts, the premier classical Chinese dance company, was set to perform in Thailand for the first time in January. The theater was... 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, DC, 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

  • President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, U.S., before traveling to Palm Beach, Florida for the Good Friday holiday/Easter weekend on April 13, 2017. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

    Trump Launches Trade Probe Targeting Chinese Steel

    WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump launched an investigation on Thursday to determine whether Chinese and other foreign-made steel threatens U.S. national security, raising the possibility of new... Read more

  • An unidentified Korean People's Army (KPA) rocket is displayed during a military parade marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of late North Korean leader Kim Il-Sung, in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. (ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)

    Storm Clouds Near North Korea

    Kim Jong Un of North Korea is known for killing his top officials in brutal, even comic-book supervillain fashion: flamethrower, mortar, anti-aircraft gun. A United... Read more

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) waves to the press as he walks with US President Donald Trump at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Fla., on April 7, 2017. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

    Positives for Trump, Xi After US–China Meeting

    At the closing of their first face-to-face meeting on April 7, President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping enthused about their newfound rapport. “The... Read more

  • The U.S. carrier group headed by carrier USS Carl Vinson. (Matt Brown/US Navy)

    After Xi-Trump Meeting, China and US Forces Reported Moving to Establish Presence Near North Korea

    According to South Korea’s Chosun.com, 150,000 medical and support personnel of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army have been mobilized along the Yalu River that separates... Read more

  • President Trump welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago state in Palm Beach, Florida. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

    Simmering Beneath the Morning Calm

    In the late 14th century, Korean king Lee Seong-gye had just overthrown the Koryo Dynasty and begun his own rule. Recognizing the turnover, Chinese emperor... Read more

  • China Uncensored host Chris Chappell stands on the Scarborough Shoal in disputed waters. Two Chinese Coast Guard ships are visible in the background. November 14, 2016. (Matt Gnaizda/China Uncensored)

    Apple Inc. Censoring China-Critical Satire Show in Hong Kong and Taiwan

    China Uncensored, a New York-based comedy channel that satirizes Chinese politics, society, and international relations, has been removed from Apple TV’s app store in Hong... Read more

  • President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Nashville, Tenn., on March 15, 2017; Xi Jinping attends a welcome ceremony with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 30, 2017. ( Andrea Morales/Getty Images; FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hunting for Goodwill

    Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are set to meet in person on April 6–7. Neither will want to walk away from Trump’s Florida country club... Read more

  • Chinese lawyer and human rights activist Chen Guangcheng is pictured visiting the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan on June 25, 2013. (Ashley Pon/Getty Images)

    Spy Inside State Department Betrayed Chinese Dissident, Says FBI

    A senior State Department staff member who worked in the U.S. embassy in Beijing might have betrayed information concerning a Chinese dissident who sought asylum... Read more

  • Movie posters on display at the premiere of Universal Pictures' "The Great Wall" at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood, Calif. on Feb. 15.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

    Future of Hollywood–China Relationship in Question

    LOS ANGELES—With the recent lackluster performance of the biggest U.S.–China film coproduction in history and the collapse of two major deals, Hollywood’s relationship with China... Read more

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    Factional Agenda and Political Credibility

    Two years ago, this newspaper reported on fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui’s unsavory business and political dealings. Guo, we noted, had the patronage of Zeng... Read more

  • The Sydney Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Skyline is seen illuminated prior to the Earth Hour 2009 power switch off in Sydney, Australia on March 28, 2009. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

    Chinese Front Operations Exposed in Australia Part of a Global Problem

    Front operations of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) are coming to light in Australia, where a stream of local media reports are exposing the CCP’s... Read more

  • China's President Xi Jinping waits to meet FIFA President Gianni Infantino at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on June 14, 2017.
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with FIFA chief Gianni Infantino on June 14 as the football world watches for signs that the Asian giant will make a bid to host a World Cup. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Fred DUFOUR        (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Xi Jinping Takes ‘First Step’ in Gaining Further Control Over China’s Domestic Security

    In recent weeks, many senior officials in the Chinese regime’s security apparatus have been reshuffled or suddenly dismissed from their posts. Most significantly, all provincial... Read more

  • A worker processes silk at the Kim Jong Suk Silk Mill in Pyongyang, North Korea on February 21, 2017. 
Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images

    China Is Targeting North Korea’s Expatriate Labor, Says Source

    On June 19, Japan’s Nikkei Asian Review reported that Chinese authorities had instructed a number of domestic companies not to hire any workers from North... Read more

  • Panama's Vice President and Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo (L) and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi chat during a ceremony on establishing diplomatic relations on June 13, 2017 in Beijing, China (Greg Baker - Pool/Getty Images)

    Taiwan Vows Defiance After China Takes Over Relations With Panama

    After Panama cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan and switched recognition to the Beijing regime in China, Taiwan’s government and public vowed to defy China’s latest... Read more

  • Chen Zhimin, a vice minister of public security, was suddenly dismissed from his post on June 9. (www.wzhfw.cn)

    In a Sensitive Period, China’s Security Vice Minister is Dismissed

    A top Chinese domestic security official and crony of a political faction that seeks to sabotage the current Chinese leadership was abruptly removed from office... Read more

  • China in Context

    A Warning for Conspirators?

    Making sense of news from Hong Kong political magazines is tricky business. Details of high-level, internal discussions of the Chinese leadership have for decades surfaced... Read more

  • Beijing Party secretary Cai Qi attends a meeting of Beijing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing on Jan. 12, 2017. (Reuters)

    Why Non-Elite Chinese Officials Are Being Picked for Top Offices

    Cai Qi spent 14 years in several modest official positions in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang. Finally, in 2013, he became a deputy to the... Read more

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    Can China Be a World Leader?

    In recent months, mainstream media outlets have rushed to laud China as the new “world leader” after moves by U.S. President Donald Trump. Trump emphasizes... Read more

  • Several hundred of 200,000 pro-democracy student protesters face to face with policemen outside the Great Hall of the People in Tiananmen Square in Beijing on April 22, 1989. (Catherine Henriette/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Clash of ‘Party Character’ and Human Nature at Tiananmen

    Twenty-eight years ago, China—along with the Soviet bloc—seemed to be on the cusp of political change. Beginning with college students and university staff around the... Read more

  • The Shanghai Bund on March 14, 2016. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Confined Shanghai Lawyer Unmasks Elite Backers of Disgraced Shanghai Prosecutor

    Shanghai Political and Legal Affairs Commission (PLAC) officials belonging to the cohort of ex-Shanghai chief prosecutor Chen Xu are “all rotten,” said Zheng Enchong. “There... Read more

  • Former statistics bureau chief Wang Baoan attends a news conference in Beijing on Jan. 13, 2010. (Reuters/Stringer)

    China Sentences Six Ex-Top Chinese Officials in One Day

    On May 31, courts across China separately found six disgraced high-ranking Chinese officials guilty of corruption and issued sentences. All six officials are either associated... Read more

  • Zhang Dejiang, a member of the Politburo Standing Committee and Hong Kong overseer, in Hong Kong on May 18, 2016. (Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images)

    Outgoing Chinese Politburo Member Zhang Dejiang Reiterates Hardline Stance on Hong Kong

    Zhang Dejiang, the third-ranked Chinese Communist Party leader who holds the portfolio for Hong Kong-related affairs, stressed Beijing’s political authority over politics and law in... Read more

  • China in Context

    Anti-Corruption and Its Discontents

    A lengthy list of purged officials—that’s the only concrete achievement Xi Jinping can wave about after nearly five years in office, as a direct result... Read more

  • Zhao Liping, the former police chief of Inner Mongolia. (nirapadnews.com)

    Former Chinese Police Chief Executed for Bribery and Murder

    Two years ago, a Chinese man in his 60s stabbed and shot a young woman, allegedly his mistress, and then burned her body. Upon investigation,... Read more

  • Chen Xu, the former  Prosecutor General of the Shanghai People's Procuratorate. (eastday.com)

    Former Prosecutor With Ties to Shanghai Gang to Be Charged for Corruption

    Chen Xu, Shanghai’s former top prosecutor, was expelled from the Chinese Communist Party on May 25 following a three-month investigation that found him guilty of... Read more

  • Wei Minzhou, the former Shaanxi People’s Congress deputy head. (dwnews.com)

    Top Chinese Official Purged Hours After Appearing on Television

    Wei Minzhou, the deputy head of a northwestern Chinese provincial legislature attended several official functions on May 23. That evening, he was even featured on... Read more

  • China in Context

    Gauging Xi Jinping’s Political Strength

    Just how much control over China does Xi Jinping have? One view holds that Xi is the most powerful Communist Party leader in decades, taking... Read more

  • A World Health Organization (WHO) logo at their office in Beijing on April 19, 2013. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Blocks Taiwan From Attending World Health Assembly

    The World Health Assembly (WHA), a meeting of the member states of the World Health Organization (WHO), is set to convene this week in Geneva,... Read more

  • The Four Seasons Hotel building in Hong Kong on Feb. 1, 2017.
(Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

    Missing Chinese Billionaire Agreed to Be Taken Away, Source Says

    HONG KONG—Xiao Jianhua, the Chinese billionaire whose abrupt disappearance from Hong Kong in January made waves internationally, had engaged in a week-and-half long negotiation with... 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

  • (Shutterstock)

    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

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 28, 2016. New York became the 
No. 1 exchange in terms of overall IPO value in Q1 2017. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    New York Overtakes Hong Kong as Top IPO Destination

    New York displaced Hong Kong as the world’s top destination for initial public offerings (IPOs) in the first three months of 2017. A lack of... Read more

  • A fully loaded cargo ship heads out to sea from New York Harbor on Aug. 22, 2016. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    The Hidden Force Behind the US Trade Deficit

    The Trump administration promised the electorate that it would fix trade imbalances that cost American jobs, and so amped up its rhetoric ahead of President Donald... Read more

  • A photo of the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) platform outside its headquarters in Beijing, China. After Canada approved CNOOC’s takeover of Canadian oil and gas producer Nexen, it vowed to reject any future foreign takeovers in the oil sands sector by state-owned companies. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Getting in Bed With a Dragon

    Canada’s need to attract foreign capital and China’s desire for strategic investments abroad are playing an elaborate game of cat and mouse. Business ties between... Read more

  • Construction workers at a residential skyscraper in Shanghai on Nov. 29, 2016. On-the-ground research in China shows that only state-owned enterprises are hiring, under the direction of the regime, while private enterprises 
are not. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Still No China Rebalancing

    Given the notorious unreliability of official Chinese economic data, analysts risk getting it wrong when relying solely on figures the government puts out. Is the... Read more

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

    MSCI Increases Odds of Adding China A-Shares to EM Index

    After three straight years of rejection from the prestigious and widely benchmarked MSCI Emerging Market Index, Chinese domestic A-shares may finally make the list in... Read more

  • Workers walk out from a construction site at the Central Business District of Beijing, China Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. China's economic growth slowed to 7.4 percent last year, the weakest expansion in more than two decades. The numbers released Tuesday, are still miles ahead of growth rates in major industrialized economies, but represent a sharp decline from double digit growth in previous years. That adds to pressure on the country's communist leaders as they try to prevent a sharper slowdown in 2015 while overhauling the economy. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    A Chinese Entrepreneur’s Plea for Rationality

    Chinese entrepreneur Guo Xueming shares his experience partnering with Japanese business investors in China. This is a direct translation of his account posted to his... Read more

  • The Geely Automotive plant in Ningbo, in China’s Zhejiang Province. Swedish carmaker Volvo and Chinese parent company Geely will share the factory, producing both brands on the same production line. The move is designed to help transfer more European know-how to Geely. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s New Industrial War

    The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has a new program for economic warfare, one that follows a path well trodden in the history of industrial competition... Read more

  • Chinese sales staff walk along an aisle paved with gold bars at a gold exchange house in Kunming, China, Dec. 11, 2012. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Solving the Secret Behind the Chinese Gold Market

    The world is full of golden rules. There is one for every field—ethics, communication, fashion. But there is only one that counts: the golden rule... 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)

    Zhou Fang’s ‘Court Ladies Wearing Flowered Headdresses’

    Whether worn by or the First Lady, celebrities at the Oscars, or society women at a Met Gala, high fashion appeals to us. Some believe... Read more

  • 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”.

    Stories From the Students’ Rules: Simple Diet and Proper Bearing

    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)

    Dog Meat Festival Opens in China Despite Ban Rumors

    Yulin’s annual dog meat festival kicked off on June 21 with animal rights activists voicing their opposition, and locals and visitors saying celebrations are low-key... Read more

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

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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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

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  • 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

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  • "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)

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    Ji Zha’s Pledge

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    Taking a Step Back Turned an Antagonist into a Friend

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  • 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

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  • Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin, in New York City on June 13, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Conservative MP Tom Kmiec talks to NTD Televisions inside Parliament in Ottawa on May 2, 2017. Kmiec presented a petition in the House calling for the release of Canadian citizen Sun Qian, who was detained in Beijing in early February. (NTD Television)

    MP Presents Petition Calling for Release of Canadian Citizen Detained in China

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  • 17-year-old Shang Jiaojiao started working in a factory to help support her toiling parents. After cleaning numerous electronics screens with n-hexane, she suffered severe nerve damage and could no longer walk. (Courtesy of Human Rights Watch)

    New Documentary Highlights the Hidden Price of Making an iPhone

    NEW YORK—Like millions of young men and women in rural China, Yi Yeting journeyed to a coastal city for a better job prospect. In Shenzhen,... Read more

  • Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong in a recent photo. Official Chinese media confirmed on Dec. 16 that Jiang was taken into custody. (Epoch Times)

    Vanished Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Charged With Subversion

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  • A woman wears a mask for protection against the air pollution on Tiananmen Square in Beijing as the city is blanketed by heavy smog on Jan. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Why Are Chinese Netizens Angry About a Graduate’s Speech On ‘Fresh Air’?

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  • Former Canadian Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific David Kilgour speaks at a press conference in front of San Francisco City Hall on May 23. (Lihui Zhou/The Epoch Times)

    Leading Human Rights Advocate Attends Organ Harvesting Film Screenings in Bay Area

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  • Members of the Hong Kong Youth Care Association hold an anti-Falun Gong protest in Hong Kong on April 18, 2015. (Poon Zai-shu/The Epoch Times)

    How China Uses Its ‘Social Stability Maintenance’ Fund in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG—They came in the hundreds in their lime-green T-shirts. Lining up on the sidewalks, they made threatening gestures and hurled raucous abuse at a... Read more

  • MP Garnett Genuis on Parliament Hill on April 10, 2017. Genuis is urging the government to support his private member’s bill to combat organ trafficking. (NTD Television)

    Tory MP Urges Liberals to Back His Organ Trafficking Bill

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

    Chinese Embassy Letter Exposes Effort to Block Shen Yun in Thailand

    Shen Yun Performing Arts, the premier classical Chinese dance company, was set to perform in Thailand for the first time in January. The theater was... Read more

  • Li Heping (right), a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer, was released last week after nearly two years in prison. (Radio Free Asia)

    Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Emerges From Prison Emaciated and Aged

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  • Thousands of Falun Gong practitioners march in a parade along 42nd Street in New York for World Falun Dafa Day on May 12, 2017. (Evan Ningn/The Epoch Times)

    The Most Underreported Story in Modern China

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  • Mr. Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Gong, attends the 2017 New York Falun Dafa Experience Sharing Conference at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, on May 14, 2017. (Larry Dye/The Epoch Times)

    Falun Dafa Founder Speaks at Annual New York Conference

    NEW YORK—Wearing their trademark yellow T-shirts or blue jackets, practitioners of Falun Dafa, a traditional Chinese spiritual discipline, could be spotted over the extended weekend... Read more

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    Falun Dafa Marks 25 Years With Grand Parade in Manhattan

    NEW YORK—Over 10,000 Falun Dafa practitioners from 57 countries and regions assembled in Manhattan on May 12 for a grand parade, the centerpiece event of... Read more

  • Conservative MP Peter Kent, co-chair of Parliamentary Friends of Falun Gong, speaks at a celebration on Parliament Hill marking the 25th anniversary of Falun Gong, May 9, 2017. (Evan Ning/Epoch Times)

    MPs Applaud Falun Gong and Adherents’ Peaceful Advocacy Amid Adversity

    OTTAWA—More than a dozen parliamentarians from all parties joined over 600 Falun Gong practitioners on Parliament Hill on May 9 to celebrate the 25th anniversary... Read more

  • Thousands of Falun Gong practitioners perform one of the practice’s five exercises, the “Falun Standing Stance,” in Guangzhou, southern China, in 1998.

    Finding the Balance Between Ancient and Modern

    How an accomplished professor of orthopedics and other modern professionals harmonize their modern lives with an ancient Chinese spiritual practice Most of the week, Joshua... Read more

  • MP Peter Kent speaks at a press conference in support of efforts to secure the release of Canadian citizen Qian Sun detained in China for her practice of Falun Gong, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 9, 2017. (Jonathan Ren/NTD Television)

    MPs Call for Release of Canadian Citizen Detained in China

    OTTAWA—A group of MPs from three parties along with a former justice minister is calling for the release of a Canadian citizen who was arrested... Read more

  • The identification card of Chinese-Canadian Falun Gong practitioner Sun Qian. (The Epoch Times)

    Canadian Falun Gong Practitioner Detained in Beijing

    A Chinese-Canadian businesswoman who practices Falun Gong has been held against her will by the Beijing security apparatus since February. Sun Qian, 51, is the... Read more

  • (L-R) Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin, former Member of Parliament (MP) Irwin Cotler, and MP Garnett Genuis at the at the National Press Theatre on April 4th, 2017 (Minghui.org)

    Films on China’s Organ Harvesting Screened by Canadian MPs on Parliament Hill

    One feature film and one documentary, both about organ harvesting in China, were recently screened in Ottawa. The screenings, sponsored by two Canadian members of... Read more

  • 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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    Mao Zedong’s ‘Liberation’ of Chinese Women

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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 The plight of a Chinese father, posted online recently, resonated with an economically disenfranchised public.
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  • 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)

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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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  • 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

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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)

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  • 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

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  • 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.”
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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

  • (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

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    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

  • 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)

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  • 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

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  • (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

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  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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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