Sep 7, 2015

Beijing's history narrative


The grand parade in the center of Beijing on Sept. 3 to commemorate the end of World War II in China highlighted two contradictory narratives, both immensely important for understanding the country's future path.

Apr 12, 2015

Behind Xi's corruption crackdown

While Chinese President Xi Jinging's crackdown on corruption is boosting his popularity, it remains to be seen if he will change the system that allowed corruption to flourish in the first place.

Mar 11, 2015

China's daunting challenges

Beijing has yet to realize that China will not achieve long-term stability if its economic reforms are not accompanied by political reforms.

Feb 11, 2015

Former Chinese propaganda chief Deng Liqun dies at 100

Former Chinese propaganda chief and communist hardliner Deng Liqun, a fierce critic of the economic reforms championed by the late leader Deng Xiaoping, died Tuesday at the age of 100, state media reported. Known as “Little Deng” to distinguish him from “Old Deng,” he ...