Chinese Regime

  • Zhang Dejiang, a member of the Politburo Standing Committee and Hong Kong overseer, in Hong Kong on May 18, 2016. (Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why a Pro-Beijing Newspaper Is Attacking Hong Kong’s Overseer

    News analysis A highly irregular event is unfolding in Hong Kong: a local newspaper, aligned with Beijing, is waging front page attacks against the top... Read more

  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Chinese premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 3, 2016. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    A Response to a Reader’s Queries on Factional Struggle in China

    An Epoch Times reader and self-identified Sinophile who wished to remain anonymous—we will call him “James”—recently reached out about the ongoing factional struggle in the... Read more

  • Torsten Trey, the executive director of Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting, speaks at an event in Taipei on Feb. 27, 2013. (Chen Pochou/Epoch Times)

    A Day to Remember Victims of Organ Harvesting in China

    Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting, a nongovernmental coalition of medical professionals, has declared the date of Oct. 1 the “International Day Against Forced Organ Harvesting.”... Read more

  • A group of potential real estate buyers look at an estate plan by a local developer at a property exhibition in Shanghai on March 19, 2006. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why China’s Real Estate Bubble Is Still Going Strong

    Editor’s note: For a number of years, both Chinese and Western economists have commented on China’s out-of-control real estate bubble. According to all indications, the... Read more

  • (L-R) Former Chinese Communist Party leader Hu Jintao, incumbent Party Xi Jinping, and former Chinese premier Wen Jiabao in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 3, 2013.  (Feng Li/Getty Images)

    Why China’s Former Leader and Premier Are Getting Publicity Ahead of Key Plenum Meeting

    News Analysis Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao, formerly the number one and number two officials in the Chinese regime, have largely stayed out of the... Read more

  • A monument dedicated to a Chinese war veteran looking towards North Korea the banks of the Yalu River in Dandong is patially covered in snow on November 27, 2010 in northeast China's Liaoning province, across from North Korean border town of Siniuju which is connected by the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge after a night of snowfall. The United States has sought to reassure China over joint US-South Korean military exercises, with the Pentagon insisting the war games were "not directed" at Beijing with the four-day exercises starting November 28 coming in the wake of North Korea's artillery bombardment of a South Korean island.  AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

    How a Factional Struggle May Be Setting Beijing’s Stance on North Korea

    News analysis Ma Xiaohong, a well-presented businesswoman from Liaoning Province in China’s northeast, enjoyed over a decade of success with her export firm, the Hongxiang... Read more

  • Chinese recycling tycoon  Chen Guangbiao sings karaoke in a hotel near Central Park, New York City, on June 7, 2014. On Sept. 20, 2016, mainland Chinese financial magazine Caixin outed Chen as a fraud, and revealed his ties with high-level Chinese officials. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Tycoon, Known for New York Publicity Stunts, Meets With Scrutiny

    News Analysis In 2014, Chinese recycling tycoon Chen Guangbiao journeyed to New York City, making a stir by performing the same theatrics he’d become famous... Read more

  • Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping delivers his closing statement for the G20 Summit in Hangzhou on Sept. 5, 2016. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Editorial on Reform Comes as a Political Signal Following Chinese Regional Purge

    Hu Shuli, the woman who founded the Beijing-based financial and business media group Caixin, recently published an editorial in which she called for the “construction... Read more

  • 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)

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

    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... Read more

  • Chinese activist lawyer Xia Ling in a July 14, 2011 file photo. Xia was sentenced to 12 year in prison on fraud charges on Sept. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Chinese Activist Lawyer Sentenced to 12 Years on Fraud Charges

    BEIJING—A Chinese lawyer who defended activists and others involved in politically sensitive cases was sentenced to 12 years in prison recently on fraud charges, his... Read more

  • Huang Jiefu, the spokesperson on Chinese transplantation issues, dodges reporters at The Transplantation Society’s recent biennial conference in Hong Kong on Aug. 19. (Yu Kong/Epoch Times)

    Deleting a Question and Declining an Answer on Organ Transplant Reform in China

    China’s organ transplantation authorities may be taking a leaf from the public relations playbook of current U.S. presidential candidates: If you make a stumble, just pretend... Read more

  • David Matas testifies at a U.S. Congressional hearing on organ harvesting. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

    Trudeau Must Address Forced Organ Harvesting With Chinese Premier, Says Renowned Human Rights Lawyer

    When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, he must address forced organ harvesting in China, says international human rights... Read more

  • 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. 
(Epoch Times)

    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

  • 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

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