News & Commentary

Apr 23, 2009

The decision was quick. It was made the same day. Jin Zhenyu would face the appeals office of the Communist Party—an apparatus that put fear into Chinese people across the land. Her little yellow book, Zhuan Falun, was her only companion. It was Sunday morning.

Apr 23, 2009

Along With Aid to Other Nations, Beijing Offers Up Criticism of the West

Apr 23, 2009

It is the awkward fate of China, more than any other country, to be arriving late to any number of parties where most other revelers are either long gone or leaving, having declared the celebrations déclassé.

Apr 22, 2009

English-language version of nationalist state tabloid part of Beijing's drive to promote views globally and rebuild reputation.

Apr 22, 2009

I've written before about how China sees the financial crisis not only as a threat, but also as an opportunity to boost its global power and influence.

Apr 22, 2009

The Dalai Lama accused China of "acting like a child" in cracking down on Tibetans and other minorities, saying it lacked the moral authority of a genuine superpower.

Apr 22, 2009

China is putting some of its most advanced warships on show at this week's military parade off the coast of Qingdao.

Apr 22, 2009

China faces a threat to its social stability and economic growth from a population which is aging before the country becomes wealthy and must tackle the problem properly, a report released on Wednesday said.

Apr 21, 2009

The U.S. wants more discussions on naval safety and communications with China, following a recent confrontation between an American surveillance ship and Chinese vessels in the South China Sea, a senior U.S. navy officer said.

Apr 21, 2009

A senior Chinese naval officer said that China would unveil its nuclear submarines to the public on Thursday as part of an international review of the country’s naval fleet “aimed at promoting understanding about China’s military development,” according to a report by Xinhua, the state news agency.

Pages

Subscribe to News & Commentary