Chinese Regime

Sacking of Northeastern Legislators Strengthens Xi’s Position Ahead of Party Conclave

Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, delivers a work report in Beijing on March 9, 2014. Zhang recently qualified the demand that Hong Kong's new chief executive be "patriotic." (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)
Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, delivers a work report in Beijing on March 9, 2014. (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

News Analysis A recent vote-buying scandal in China’s national legislature and a provincial congress, which has led to the sacking or resignation of hundreds of...

  • A construction crew sets up barriers at the entrance of the Westin Hotel in Ottawa ahead of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to Canada on Sept. 19, 2016. 
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    Pro-Beijing Groups Rally Support to Put on Big Welcome for Chinese Premier’s Canada Visit

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to Canada, which will take place this week, has spurred efforts by pro-Beijing groups to ensure the high ranking Communist... Read more

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

    Prominent Transplant Ethicist Supports Investigation Into Organ Sourcing in China

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

  • BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 31:  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang addresses a press conference at the Great Hall of the People on August 31, 2016 in Beijing, China. At the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council of China, Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau will pay an official visit to China from Aug 31 to Sep 6.  (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    Chinese Premier to Visit Canada

    Just weeks after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited China, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is coming to Canada on an official visit from Sept. 21... Read more

  • China's Premier, Li Keqiang (L) waves after giving a press conference with Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in the capital Nairobi on May 10, 2014. (Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why Kenya Likes Japanese Investment More Than Chinese

    Kenya has been through investment aid projects from both China and Japan. There are 50,000 Chinese and 700 Japanese living and working in Kenya, but... Read more

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

    Amnesty International Calls for Release of Detained Wukan Villagers

    Amnesty International issued a statement on Sep. 16 condemning regime violence in what has been known as China’s “democracy village,” after police arrested scores of... Read more

  • leader of the Communist Party Xi Jinping rides in an open top car as he greets soldiers and others in front of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City during a military parade on Sept. 3, 2015 in Beijing, China. Observers were surprised when former regime leader Jiang Zemin showed up on the reviewing stand with Xi.  (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

    Mass Purge in China’s Liaoning Province Advances Xi Jinping’s Political Aims

    Following a series of investigations into National People’s Congress delegates bribing their electors, the Chinese Communist Party’s central authorities have removed nearly half the national-level... Read more

  • The Tianjin First Central Hospital. (

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

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

  • Newly appointed Tianjin Party Secretary Li Hongzhong. (Duowei)

    New Chief of Chinese Port City Faces Uncertain Political Future

    The top political executives of Tianjin, a bustling port city in the north-eastern part of China, were recently purged within the span of a month... Read more

  • A Chinese paramilitary policeman tries to block photos being taken of a military parade rehearsal prior to the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Could Control the Global Internet After Oct. 1

    In November 2014, Li Yuxiao, a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Cyberspace, stated, according to the state-run China Daily: “Now is the time for... Read more

  • Delegates leave after the opening session of the Chinese Communist Party's five-yearly Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 8, 2012. A Chinese academic says the regime needs to drastically cut its bloated membership to avoid losing power, like the Soviet Communist Party. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Regime’s Political System up for Discussion on Social Media

    Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s moves to consolidate power may have pitted him not only against rival officials, but also the political system itself. In early... Read more

  • Xiao Tian speaks at a press conference at the media centre for the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou on Nov. 10, 2010. (Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s Netizens Charge Corruption May Have Caused China’s Lackluster Performance at Rio

    China had its worst Olympic run in 20 years at this year’s Games in Rio de Janeiro, a performance that China’s netizens believe may have... Read more

  • Politburo Standing Committee member and former Tianjin chief Zhang Gaoli at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 8, 2015. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

    Purge of Port City’s Executives Puts Xi Jinping’s Political Rivals on Notice

    News analysis The city of Tianjin on China’s north-eastern coast operates one of the world’s busiest ports, and the central business district is host to... Read more

  • Former Legal Affairs Office deputy director Xia Yong. (Phoenix Television)

    The One Thing Purged Top Chinese Law and Security Officials Have in Common

    The anti-corruption campaign of Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has swept through many Party organs, and officials responsible for overseeing legal matters and security... Read more

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

    Report: Chinese Regime to Secretly ‘Redress’ Wrongdoing Against Falun Gong

    In an internal document reportedly issued by the General Office of the Chinese Communist Party, the regime has admitted to some instances of abuse in... Read more

  • A Chinese J-31 stealth fighter performs at the Airshow China 2014 in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong province on Nov. 11, 2014. This aircraft was likely built using data stolen by Chinese hackers on the F-35. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Will China’s New Jet Manufacturer Solve Its Military Tech Gap?

    In its latest move in the push to develop functioning jet engines, China has just set up a new state-run company with a mission to... Read more

  • White smoke billows from a coal-fired power plant near the residential buildings in Beijing on Sept. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    China Ratifies Paris Climate Deal Ahead of G-20 Summit

    HANGZHOU, China—China announced on Saturday that it has ratified the emissions-cutting agreement reached last year in Paris, giving a big boost to efforts to bring... Read more

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