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Chinese Woman Sets Room Ablaze, Killing 3 Officials

AP | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

BEIJING -- A disgruntled former employee of a state-owned water supplier in central China barged into a meeting of company officials, poured gasoline ...

China Considers Public Trial For Disgraced Politician

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

BEIJING — China's leadership faces a knotty choice in how to finish off fallen politician Bo Xilai without further damaging the Communist Party'...

Bo Scandal 'Isolated Case'

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

By Benjamin Kang Lim and Chris Buckley BEIJING, May 25 (Reuters) - Chinese President Hu Jintao has demanded senior Communist Party off...

Chinese President: Hostile Forces Seek To Westernize Country

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 03.04.2012 | World

BEIJING — Chinese President Hu Jintao has told Communist Party members that hostile forces abroad are trying to westernize and divide the countr...

China in Ten Words: A Book to Watch for

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 01.02.2012 | Books
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

One of China's most prolific, interesting, and hard to pigeon-hole authors, Yu Hua, is on a book tour in the U.S., promoting his latest work (the English language edition comes out next week), a collection of essays titled China in Ten Words.

China Giving Up On The Kardashians? Country Banning Reality TV

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 12.26.2011 | Entertainment

BEIJING — China plans to limit reality TV shows and other light fare shown on satellite television stations as part of a drive to wrest back Com...

Former China Mobile Exec Found Guilty In Bribery Case

AP | Posted 09.21.2011 | Technology

BEIJING -- A former deputy chairman of state-owned China Mobile Ltd., the world's biggest phone company by subscribers, was convicted Friday of taking...

China Prepares For Communist Party Milestone With Unusual Campaign

Posted 08.15.2011 | World

Although China doesn't officially mark the 90th anniversary of its Communist Party until July 1, the nation's citizens appear to already be getting in...

China Sees No End To Rule Of Communist Party

Posted 08.09.2011 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's Communist Party sees no reason why it cannot stay in power indefinitely, having made the nation into the envy of the wor...

China Crackdown Targeting Dissidents Spreads Terror

Posted 05.31.2011 | World

More than 20 people have been detained and others are missing in what has been called the most severe crackdown on Chinese dissidents and activists in...

China To Crack Down On Lavish Public-Funded Fetes

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China plans to crack down in the coming year on lavish parties and seminars organized by government officials, hoping to placate a pub...

Wei Jingsheng: Blocking 'Peaceful Evolution' Will Lead to Instability in China

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gardels

If you think American politics these days are complicated, try to fathom the depths of China's vastly more opaque political maneuvering. Here is Wei Jingsheng on the subject.

China's Co-Dependent Middle Class and Communist Party

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

China's consumers, while boldly ambitious, Confucian to the core and desperate to climb the hierarchy of success, are insecure. Their wealth is new and incomes are still limited.

Chinese Party Man Took Bribes To Finance 800 lovers

Times Online | Jane Macartney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Chinese official who set out to bed 800 women has become the latest Communist Party mandarin to face disgrace and possible jail because of his sexua...

China: 60 Years Of Communist Rule Celebrated With Elaborate Ceremony, Tight Security

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — Jets, tanks and missile-toting trucks thundered through Beijing on Thursday in a show of military muscle to celebrate six decades of c...

Nicholas Kristof: China's Political Freedom Likely To Increase

CFR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Interviewee: Nicholas D. Kristof, Columnist, The New York Times Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, CFR.org New York Times columnis...

The China Question: To Beg or to Blog?

Steve Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Posner

Mao's successors in the Communist Party are offering the Chinese people food but not freedom, and many are happy to take the deal.