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China Eyes Economic Reforms

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | World

BEIJING -- BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party says its leaders will meet late next week to craft a long-range economic blueprint for the ...

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...

The Pragmatic Purge of Bo Xilai

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 06.12.2012 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Bo Xilai, the populist former Chongqing chief recently purged from China's Politburo, was a dangerous, recidivistic force in Chinese politics. His fate should be cheered. Yes, his ouster reveals the dark side of the country's cloak-and-dagger leadership.

Potential Chinese President Dismissed

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

BEIJING — As big city politician Bo Xilai rose to nationwide prominence with an anti-mafia crusade and mass sing-alongs of communist anthems, ma...

Forbes: Meet The Chinese Leader Who Googled Himself, And The System That Shaped Him

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Li [Changchun] holds great sway, through bureaucracies that answer to him and others, over Chinese state media and Internet sites. He is symbolically ...