Chinese Regime

Robert Johnson Says China Becoming Part of the International Reserve Currency SDR ‘Long Overdue’

Robert Johnson of the Institute of New Economic Thinking spoke to the Epoch Times about issues ranging from American income inequality to Chinese fish farms. (EpochTimes)
Robert Johnson of the Institute of New Economic Thinking spoke to the Epoch Times about issues ranging from American income inequality to Chinese fish farms. (EpochTimes)

On the surface, Robert Johnson’s career looks like the stereotypical case of somebody who has made it in finance. Educated at the country’s elite schools...

  • A man looks at his laptop computer with a magnifying glass at a cafe in Beijing. (Wang  Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s National Security Laws Are Now More Intrusive

    China’s rubber-stamp legislature passed sweeping laws on Wednesday, July 1, that increase the Communist Party’s control and politicization of all aspects of society, including cyberspace,... Read more

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    5 Expensive Chinese Construction Projects That Are Useless

    Deserted streets, unfinished high-rises, and uninhabited apartment complexes characterize China’s “ghost cities,” built solely to stimulate economic growth. While sleek and prestigious, these ghost cities,... Read more

  • Chinese policemen guard outside the Jinan Intermediate People's Court, on August 25, 2013 in Jinan, China. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    China Proposes New Laws to Silence Lawyers

    Lawyers in China are being told to think very carefully what they say inside the courtroom from now on, with a new proposed law that... Read more

  • The New York University in Shanghai in this file photo. (Public domain/CC0)

    Is Academic Freedom in US Universities in China Secure?

    WASHINGTON—Several academic institutions of higher learning are opening satellite or branch campuses in China, and the number is growing fast. Many China observers, particularly college... Read more

  • Demonstrators hold banners with slogans to protest against a paraxylene (PX) project in Jinshan district in Shanghai on June 23, 2015. (Vicente Miña/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Uses Tactics From 1950s Against Shanghai Chemical Plant Protesters

    In response to a protest movement in Shanghai that is deeply infused with contemporary sentiment, police in China’s largest city have resorted to a 1950s... Read more

  • Police patrol at the gate of Kunming's Intermediate Court in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan province on Sept. 12, 2014. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    5 Ways Political Court Cases Are Sabotaged in China

    In China, justice does not prevail in the court of law. Instead, sabotage, threats, and underhanded tactics decide the ultimate fate of defendants in politically... Read more

  • Hu Ping (C), founding editor of the Beijing Spring magazine, gives a speech at a rally against the persecution of Falun Gong in front of the United Union in New York City on Sept. 22, 2011. (Huang Yiyan/Epoch Times)

    Magazine Editor: Lawsuits Against Former Party Leader Need World’s Attention

    Since the end of May, over 10,000 Chinese citizens have filed criminal charges against Jiang Zemin, the former head of the Communist Party. It is... Read more

  • Delegates from Chinese People's Liberation Army attend the second plenary session of China's parliament on March 8 in Beijing, China. The Chinese regime is shifting its military focus to cyber and space. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    Chinese Military Officially Shifts Focus to Cyberwarfare and Space Warfare

    In the Chinese regime’s first official military guidelines under its current leader, Xi Jinping, it shifted its focus to “winning informationized local wars.” In the... Read more

  • DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 23:  In this handout image provided by The White House, U.S. President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, during his visit May 23, 2011 in Dublin, Ireland. The President extended his condolences to all impacted by the deadly tornadoes in Joplin, Mo. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

    When President Obama Stays in New York, He Won’t Stay at the Waldorf-Astoria

    NEW YORK—It has long been tradition for the President of the United States to take up accommodations in the Waldorf-Astoria when in New York. However,... Read more

  • A logo is displayed at the State Grid vehicle battery recharging and exchange station in Beijing on May 30, 2012. (Ed Jones/AFP/GettyImages)

    Probe Into Electricity Chief May Foreshadow Downfall of Former Powerful Party Official

    An investigation into the head of China’s largest state-owned electric utilities company could signal the beginning of the end for the Chinese regime’s powerful former... Read more

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    Top 10 Most Surprising Things Banned in China

    The Chinese regime is known for its control over all aspects of society. Here’s a list of 10 of the most surprising things banned in China.  1. “The... Read more

  • A group of elderly retirees from the Prison department in Liaoning Province, northeast China, stage a sit-down protest outside the Chinese Ministry of Justice in Beijing on Nov.8, 2011, over their unpaid pensions. Under former department head Zhang Jiacheng, many prisoners of conscience have been tortured and abused in Liaoning’s prisons. (Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

    Downfall of a Chinese Torturer Signals Winds of Change in Chinese Politics

    The most powerful judicial official in a populous northeastern Chinese province has been suddenly felled from his post after being hauled in for questioning by... Read more

  • Television talk show host Bai Yansong carries the Olympic Flame on the Torch Relay leg between Lytham St Anne's and Manchester on June 23, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Paul Thomas/Getty Images)

    Chinese Censors Put Foot Down on Errant Television Hosts

    The difference between a host on a television program, a guest on that same program, and the nebulous category of a “guest host” has just... Read more

  • Wang Qishan, China’s anti-corruption chief, attends a press conference in Beijing, China on April 15, 2008. (Minoru Iwasaki-Pool/Getty Images)

    New Anti-Corruption Targets in China: People’s Daily, and Aerospace

    Despite speculation in overseas Chinese media and by many commentators that the Chinese Communist Party’s anti-corruption campaign is slowing down, the regime’s disciplinary chief just... Read more

  • BEIJING, CHINA - NOVEMBER 20: A Chinese man wears a mask to protect against pollution as he uses his smartphone on a hazy day outside the Forbidden City November 20, 2014 in Beijing, China. United States President Barack Obama and China's president Xi Jinping agreed on a plan to limit carbon emissions by their countries which are the world's two biggest polluters at a summit in Beijing last week. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

    Anti-Corruption Campaign Has an App in China

    First, Chinese citizens held protests calling for Communist Party officials to disclose their assets—they were summarily arrested and some sent to jail. Later, a group... Read more

  • A Chinese stock investor monitors share prices at a securities firm in Fuyang, in China's Anhui province on June 19, 2015. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    China’s Stock Market Won’t Save China’s Economy

    The following is an abridged translation of a recent lecture given by Chinese economics professor Xu Xiaonian. With China’s economic slowdown, Chinese leaders have come... Read more