Chinese Regime

  • A ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on July 1, 2016. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

    Is China Still Communist?

    China has the world’s second-largest economy and one of the biggest stock exchanges. Modern skyscrapers dot the skyline in Beijing, Tianjin, and Shanghai. All makes... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 11, 2016. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

    Top Chinese Leadership to Reshuffle in 2017

    News Analysis   In 2017, the No. 1 and No. 2 world economies will have a chance at a fresh political start. A new team... Read more

  • Former Jiangsu Provincial Communist Party Secretary Luo Zhijun at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 15, 2015. A source familiar with the officialdom in Jiangsu Province said that officials have been ignoring orders from the central government. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    Officials in Coastal Chinese Province Are Ignoring Xi Jinping’s Orders, Source Says

    Officials from Jiangsu, a province off China’s east coast, have been quietly resisting Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption measures, according to a source familiar with... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing on Oct. 31, 2016. (Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images)

    Analysis: Behind Xi Jinping’s ‘Crushing Momentum’ in Cleaning Up Corruption

    At a recent meeting of the Chinese regime’s top elites, Chinese leader Xi Jinping sent the strongest signal to date that he is fast closing... Read more

  • A J-31 stealth fighter takes off for test flight in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, on Nov. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Liu Dawei)

    Chinese Military Tests New FC-31 Stealth Fighter Plane

    The Chinese military has tested the latest iteration of its stealth fighter in an attempt to compete with U.S. and other Western stealth fighters. The... Read more

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    China’s First Aircraft Carrier Sails Into South China Sea

    China’s first aircraft carrier and five other warships passed by Taiwan and sailed into the contested South China Sea on Monday, Taiwan’s Defense Ministry told The Associated Press on... Read more

  • (L-R) China Liaison Office director Zhang Xiaoming and Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images; Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

    Exclusive: Xi Jinping Behind Unexpected Political Changes in Hong Kong, Insider Says

    HONG KONG—Xi Jinping, the leader of the Chinese regime, is directly involved in swaying the political fates of the top Hong Kong leader and the... Read more

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

    Report: Beijing Adds Weapons to South China Sea Islands

    BEIJING—The Chinese regime appears to have installed anti-aircraft and anti-missile weapons on its man-made islands in the strategically vital South China Sea, a U.S. security think... Read more

  • Zhang Xiaoming (C), the director of the China Liaison Office in Hong Kong, attends a luncheon with Hong Kong Legislative Council members and Beijing top officials in Hong Kong on July 16, 2013. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

    After Hong Kong’s Leader Is Cast Aside, Beijing Guns for Liaison Office Chief

    News Analysis When faced with reporters after Hongkongers occupied major roads in 2014 to protest the Chinese legislature’s refusal to advance democratic reform in China,... Read more

  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying holds a press conference to announce his not seeking re-election in Hong Kong on Dec. 9, 2016. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong Leader Declines to Run for Second Term

    HONG KONG—When Leung Chun-ying, the leader of this semi-autonomous city, announced on Dec. 9 that he would not seek a customary second term, a cheer... Read more

  • The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the  Chinese legislature holds its sessions. (Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images)

    Newly Created State Supervision Commission Is Major Systemic Reform

    Xi Jinping, the new “core” leader of the Chinese Communist Party, is rolling out a new state supervision commission, with a pilot program now in... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Dec. 2, 2016. (Nicolas Asfouri/Pool Photo via AP)

    Xi Jinping Lauds Chinese Culture in Unusually Bare Terms

    Leaders of the Chinese Communist Party love to talk up a “New China.” Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution (1966–1976) actually compelled the Chinese people to abandon... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping (R) and anti-corruption chief Wang Qishan (L) in Beijing on Sept. 30, 2014. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    China’s Xi Jinping Paves Political Transition With Anti-Corruption Drive

    News Analysis When the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party lines up for official events with their uniformly dyed black hair, dark suits, and maroon... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, on Sept. 4, 2016. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    Editorial: The Legacy of China’s Parasitic Economic Model and the Impact of Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign

    China’s economy appears to be slowing down after years of booming growth. To revitalize the economy, the current Chinese leadership needs to get its priorities... Read more

  • A woman carries a child on her back in Beijing on Nov. 24, 2014. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

    Women Continue to Face Coercion, Crippling Fines Under Two-Child Policy

    It has been a year since China’s Communist Party announced that it would be ending its notorious one-child policy and replacing it with a new... Read more

  • A crowd gathers outside the Second Hospital of the Beijing Armed Police Corps on May 4, 2016. (Epoch Times)

    People’s Armed Police in China Updates on Its Exit From Hospital Industry

    The Chinese regime’s paramilitary force has started giving up its business projects—a move that could have a consequential impact on a severe human rights violation... Read more

  • Tianjin Party Secretary Li Hongzhong. (Duowei)

    Analysis: Behind Tianjin Leader Li Hongzhong’s Outburst of Loyalty to Xi Jinping

    News analysis China’s leader Xi Jinping may have recently promoted Li Hongzhong to the office of Tianjin’s Communist Party secretary, but he may not be... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping (L) and Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying (R) at the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Lima, Peru, on Nov. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

    Analysis: Behind the Xi Jinping-Leung Chun-Ying Meeting at APEC

    There is more than meets the eye to the encounter between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying at a recent... Read more

  • The Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in Hong Kong on Aug. 27, 2014. (Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images)

    Exclusive: Xi Jinping Plans Mass Ouster of Corrupt Hong Kong Officials From Top Chinese Advisory Body

    HONG KONG—Chinese leader Xi Jinping is preparing to purge Hongkongers from the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference if they bribed their way into the national... Read more

  • Protesters use umbrellas to block the pepper spray from police officers after clashing outside the Chinese central government's liaison office 
after thousands marched in a parade in Hong Kong on Nov. 6, 2016. 
(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    To Understand Rising Tensions in Hong Kong, Look to Beijing

    News analysis If an oil well catches fire, firefighters ignite dynamite near the blaze. The blast has an effect similar to blowing out a candle... Read more

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