Chinese Regime

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    Exiled Chinese Billionaire Sheds Light on Regime’s Forced Organ Harvesting

    Chinese billionaire in exile Guo Wengui broke a long period of silence this year by giving video interviews, in which he described the complex web... Read more

  • Carrie Lam (C), Hong Kong's chief executive-elect stands on stage with candidates for Hong Kong's chief executive John Tsang (R), Hong Kong's former financial secretary, and Woo Kwok-hing (L), retired judge, after the announcement of Hong Kong's chief executive election on March 26, 2017. (Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)

    Chinese Factional Interests Collide in Hong Kong Leadership Election

    HONG KONG—The Chinese communist regime pledged not to meddle in the administration of Hong Kong following the former British colony’s return to China in 1997... Read more

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    ‘Core Leader’, Core Challenges

    During the recent meetings of the Chinese regime’s parliament and its top advisory body, Xi Jinping’s status as supreme leader was hammered home by Premier... Read more

  • The Long March-2F rocket carrying China's manned Shenzhou-10 spacecraft blasts off from launch pad at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China, on June 11, 2013. (VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

    China Makes Advances in Space Lasers, Microwave Weapons

    The People’s Liberation Army, the army of the Chinese Communist Party, recently announced a breakthrough on a key weapons programs that may change the nature... Read more

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    Hong Kong: A Litmus Test for Factional Struggle in Beijing

    On March 26, the 1,200 members of Hong Kong’s Election Committee will convene to select the semiautonomous Chinese city’s next chief executive. It’s a foregone... Read more

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    A Conspicuous Apology

    Guo Wengui, the Chinese billionaire-in-exile with close connections to officials in the upper echelons of the Communist Party, recently stepped out of obscurity to give... Read more

  • Zhou Hongxu, a former Chinese student in Taiwan, has been arrested on the charge of espionage. (Source: A screenshot from Zhou’s Facebook profile)

    Taiwan Arrests First Chinese Student on Espionage Charge

    Taiwan might have just unraveled its first ever Chinese spy case where the suspected Chinese agent has been posing as a student from the mainland... Read more

  • Former Shanghai People's Procuratorate chief Chen Xu. (People's Daily)

    Probe of Former Prosecutor Signals Wane of Shanghai Gang

    Chen Xu, Shanghai’s former public prosecutor, unveiled the plaque for a new state-run legal research association on the morning of March 1. Come seven o’clock... Read more

  • Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying at a press conference in Hong Kong on June 20, 2016. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hong Kong’s Chief Executive in the Hot Seat

    Back in November, this newspaper anticipated the political downfall of outgoing Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying. We wrote that Leung, a deeply loathed figure... Read more

  • Chinese Red Guards, high school and university students, waving copies of Chairman Mao Zedong's "Little Red Book," parade in Beijing's streets at the beginning of the Cultural Revolution on June 1966. During China's Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), under the command of Mao, Red Guards rampaged through much of the country, humiliating, torturing, and killing perceived class enemies, and pillaging cultural symbols that were deemed as not representative of the communist revolution. (Jean Vincent/AFP/Getty Images)

    Principal Was Beaten to Death During Cultural Revolution. A School Called It a Suicide

    For more than 50 years, a Chinese man’s painful memories of his father’s death have lingered in the back of his mind. Cheng Zhangong says... Read more

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    No City for Fair Elections

    Trusting the Beijing leadership to strictly adhere to the 1997 British handover arrangement with Hong Kong would be misguided, given the Chinese Communist Party’s penchant... Read more

  • View of Central Hong Kong from Kowloon Aug 1, 2014. (epoch times)

    Factional Struggle in Beijing Will Sway Hong Kong Leader Elections

    For every election of Hong Kong’s chief executive since the region’s handover to China, Li Ka-shing, Asia’s most prominent billionaire, has publicly backed a candidate... Read more

  • A North Korean military officer (R) and a North Korea man (L) standing behind a pile of coal along the banks of the Yalu River in the northeast of the North Korean border town of Siniuju, on December 14, 2012. On Feb. 18, the Chinese Commerce Ministry announced a suspension of all North Korean coal imports. (Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Reasons Behind China’s Import Ban on North Korean Coal

    The Chinese regime recently said that it would suspend all coal imports from North Korea for a year. The move, according to analysts, could be... Read more

  • The UK's Daily Telegraph newspaper carried the China Watch supplement on 17 January 2017 (Jane Gray/Epoch Times)

    Daily Telegraph’s Links With Chinese Communist Party Run Deep

    The Chinese Communist Party is well known to fund “soft power” to influence other countries, and its deal with the UK’s Telegraph newspaper is a... Read more

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    Documentary Shows China’s Propaganda Reach in Canada

    A Canadian-made documentary that shines a light on one of China’s largest soft-power initiatives is starting to pick up awards as it makes its rounds... Read more

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    Retired Chinese Official Predicts ‘Big Activity’ Before Key Political Meeting

    The months leading up to the Chinese leadership’s five-yearly political reshuffle are the most intriguing for observers of elite Chinese politics. Chinese officials get promoted... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping attends the World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 17, 2017. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

    Analysis: Behind Xi Jinping’s Risky Grab of Chinese Billionaire Xiao Jianhua

    In seeking to consolidate power and erode the influence of a rival political faction, Chinese leader Xi Jinping has elected to go slow and steady... Read more

  • A man walks through the newsroom in the Washington Post's new building March 3, 2016 in Washington, DC.
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    Washington Post: Arm of Beijing’s Grand Propaganda Strategy?

    WASHINGTON—Falun Gong practitioners called for the Washington Post to cease publishing the advertising supplements of the China Daily which are inserted into its print editions... 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)

    Chinese Billionaire Xiao Jianhua Being Investigated in Beijing, Source Says

    HONG KONG—Xiao Jianhua, the Chinese billionaire who recently went missing from his luxury apartment in Hong Kong, is currently assisting the top Chinese leadership with... Read more

  • Former Shanghai Mayor Yang Xiong at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Mar. 6, 2016. Yang resigned his post on Jan. 17. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

    Confined Shanghai Lawyer Gets Early Tip-Off on Mayor’s Sudden Resignation

    News that former Shanghai mayor Yang Xiong resigned from his post was formally announced on Jan. 17. But Zheng Enchong, a Chinese human rights lawyer... Read more

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