April 2013

The art of dialogue on China's Uighur issue

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 22:10

Culture, clashes and crackdowns in restive Xinjiang on display at Beijing museum, inciting rare public discourse.

China's internet - A giant cage

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:37

The internet was expected to help democratise China. Instead, it has enabled the authoritarian state to get a firmer grip, says Gady Epstein. But for how long?

Trump: 'China Wouldn't Exist Without Us'

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:35

Angry over what he views as U.S. kowtowing to the Chinese, Donald Trump declared Tuesday that China "is our enemy" and "wouldn't exist" without America as the biggest market for its products.

I Dreamed a Chinese Dream: China's Susan Boyle censored over satirical YouTube tribute

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:33

A singer who proclaimed his desire to become China's Susan Boyle has been censored after poking fun at the new president's defining catchphrase: the "Chinese Dream".

Blind dissident says U.S. can’t let China keep lying

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:32

Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, who was at the heart of a major diplomatic tug-of-war between Beijing and Washington a year ago, on Tuesday accused the Chinese government of breaking a promise not to harm his family.

Uyghur Boy Hacked to Death in Xinjiang

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 22:40

The death ignites ethnic tensions between Uyghurs and Han Chinese in his village.

Four Issues Facing China

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 21:47

There are four fundamental issues that China’s new leaders must face: economic performance, social stability, leadership cohesion, and foreign policy.

China: Kerry Should Prioritize Rights With New Leadership

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 21:45

US Secretary of State John Kerry should publicly deliver a strong message in defense of human rights to China’s new leadership when he visits the country later this week, Human Rights Watch said today.

Don't Spy if You Want to Be Friends, China Warned

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 23:05

Growing concerns over cyber espionage have added to U.S. China-tensions.

Australian Senator Condemns Forced Organ Harvesting in China

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 23:03
In Australia, on the last parliamentary sitting day in March, Senator John Madigan moved a motion in the Senate urging the government to take action against forced organ harvesting in China. The motion was carried unanimously on March 21.