Chinese Regime

Chinese Ships, Planes Hold War Games in Sea of Japan

A Chinese H-6K bomber patrols the islands and reefs in the South China Sea. (Liu Rui/Xinhua via AP)
A Chinese H-6K bomber patrols the islands and reefs in the South China Sea. (Liu Rui/Xinhua via AP)

BEIJING—Chinese planes and ships held war games in the Sea of Japan last week, the military said, during which Beijing displayed its latest-generation frigate at...

  • A Chinese Type-96B tank performs in Russia's Tank Biathlon in the city of Alabino. (Russian Ministry of Defense)

    China’s Newest Tank Gets Off on the Wrong Foot

    A few months after details of a new Chinese light tank designed for mountainous terrain emerged in official channels, the state-run newspaper China Daily pronounced... Read more

  • People leave home in the damaged village at Bandong Town on July 12, 2016 in Fuijan, China. (Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)

    Chinese College Student Smeared and Detained After Investigating Local Disaster

    When Typhoon Nepartak tore through He Zhangze’s coastal hometown of Xiamen, the 18-year-old college student decided to have a closer look at the disaster-affected regions... Read more

  • Former Liaoning Province Party Secretary Wang Min.

    Former Chief of Northeastern Chinese Province Is Expelled From Communist Party

    Wang Min, formerly the Party Secretary of Liaoning, a province in northeast China, was once presumed to have a bright political future. The Washington-based Brookings... Read more

  • Delta passengers stand in line as the carrier slogged through day two of its recovery from a global computer outage in Salt Lake City on Aug. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    EXCLUSIVE: Chinese Hackers Sold Delta Air Lines Vulnerabilities on Black Market

    Computer systems of Delta Air Lines Inc. have suffered a “glitch” that is causing flight delays on the airline globally. While the cause of the... Read more

  • Employees of the Shin Chiao Hotel in Beijing build in the hotel courtyard (background) in October 1958 a small and rudimentary smelting steel furnace during the period of the "Great Leap Forward. (JACQUET-FRANCILLON/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Worst Mass Murder of All Time

    A writer who exposed the deaths of millions of Chinese people during the Great Leap Forward says the Chinese Communist Party has released more and... Read more

  • Chinese dredgers work on the construction of artificial islands on and around Michief Reef in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea on May 2, 2015. (U.S. Navy)

    China’s Air Force Flies Combat Patrol Over Disputed Islands

    BEIJING—China’s air force said Saturday that it has conducted a combat air patrol over disputed areas of the South China Sea to improve its fighting... Read more

  • (L-R) Retired generals Li Jinai and Liao Xilong. (CCTV)

    Communist Party Is Said to Launch Probe of Retired Chinese Military Generals

    In May, the associates of two former top People’s Liberation Army generals were removed. Now the generals themselves appear to be in trouble. During a... Read more

  • Acomputer displays message from the Chinese Great Firewall on the proper use of the Internet at an Internet cafe in Beijing. New web publishing news announced last week will bar foreign companies from publishing most forms of online content. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

    Chinese Search Engine Baidu Briefly Unblocks Politically Sensitive Content

    Searches for human rights-related terms on Baidu, a massive Chinese search engine, recently yielded fleeting but surprising results. In the evening of Aug. 4, a... Read more

  • Chinese Communist Party and Communist Youth League leaders attend a conference to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of Chinese Communist Youth League at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 4, 2012. On Aug. 2, Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping oversaw an overhaul of the Youth League. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

    Xi Jinping Moves to Weaken Communist Youth League

    News analysis Xi Jinping, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party, has announced a series of measures to clip the wings of a key Party... Read more

  • Hong Kong convention center - Bill Cox

    A Transplant Conference Plays Host to China, and Its Surgeons Accused of Killing

    In June, a report examining over 700 hospitals in China was published alleging that the Communist Party has been conducting a secret industrialized slaughter of... Read more

  • Former Hebei Province Political and Legal Affairs Commission chief Zhang Yue. (Weibo)

    Former Chinese Provincial Security Head, and Persecutor, Is Purged

    After three months of investigations, the Chinese Communist Party’s internal police found Zhang Yue, the former security chief of a northern Chinese province, guilty of... Read more

  • Ling Jihua, the former top aide to the head of the Chinese Communist Party, in Beijing on March 8, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    Subordinates of Disgraced Former Chinese Leader Aide Continue to Fall

    The former subordinates of a purged top Chinese Communist Party cadre Ling Jihua continue to be removed from office in what is likely an effort... Read more

  • A photo taken inside Harbin City Intermediate People's Court on July 19 shows defendants Zhang Mingjie (right) and co-accused Wang Shaoyu at their corruption trial. To the right is Zhang Mingjie with her daughter Wanting Qu. (Harbin City Intermediate People's Court;Weibo)

    Mother of Vancouver Mayor’s Girlfriend Faces Death Penalty on Corruption Charges in China

    Sometimes, who you know isn’t enough to bail you out. Wanting Qu, Chinese pop singer and the girlfriend of Vancouver’s mayor, is the daughter of... Read more

  • Chinese Communist Party plenary sessions are typically held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    Xi Jinping Gives Early Warning for Important Plenum Meeting

    News Analysis The political obedience of top Chinese Communist Party cadres is on the agenda for a key meeting of elite cadres later this year... Read more

  • European Union flags in front of the EU Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium, on Jan. 27, 2015. (VanderWolf-Images/iStock)

    Europe Takes Another Step to Censure Organ Harvesting in China

    On July 27, the European Parliament passed a new declaration that condemns organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China and calls on the continent’s political... Read more

  • China's Minister of Finance Lou Jiwei arrives for a press conference held at the close of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Chengdu on July 24, 2016. (Ng Han Guan-Pool/Getty Images)

    Chinese Official Detained for Criticizing Hangzhou G20 Preparations

    A minor official from the coastal Chinese province of Zhejiang recently ran into trouble for criticizing the Chinese authorities for what he saw as excessive... Read more

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