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China Power Transition

The Color Red Means More Than You Think In China

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.16.2012 | World

-- The color red has long had special significance in China, symbolizing health, wealth and good wishes. Newlyweds and children are presented with g...

How China Selects Its New Leaders

Associated Press | Posted 01.08.2013 | World

China's communist elite are meeting to install a new generation of leaders in a process that is part public show and part backroom politicking. At ...

China Hears A Hu

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | World

By Sui-Lee Wee and Ben Blanchard BEIJING, Nov 8 (Reuters) - President Hu Jintao warned China's incoming leaders on Thursday that corru...

China's New Leaders: What Will They Bring to the Party?

Victoria Lai | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
Victoria Lai

The identities of China's next generation of leaders will be announced soon. Their composition will set the stage for a decade of liberalization or stagnation.

China Cracks Down On Activists Ahead Of Power Transition

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.06.2013 | World

BEIJING — During her 30-hour train journey to Beijing, Wang Xiulan ducked into bathrooms whenever the conductors checked IDs. Later, as she lay ...

China Bans Toy Planes, Pigeons And Ping Pong Balls To Secure Power Transfer

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 01.01.2013 | World

BEIJING — Don't roll down the taxi windows. Don't buy a remote-controlled plane without a police chief's permission. And don't release your pige...