Unpredictable restrictions before the 18th Party Congress have inconvenienced pigeon owners and taxi riders, among other parts of the population.
November 7th by Liz Flora |
In Shanghai, as the American presidential election results roll in, locals participate vicariously.
November 7th by Jeffrey Wasserstrom |
As the United States votes for its next president, China, too, is preparing for a leadership change — although much less is known about that process, which begins Thursday with the start of the 18th National Congress.
November 6th by Dan Washburn |
With no script and no "big leader" in place for China's next act, both officials and ordinary citizens are in the grip of deep unease about the future.
November 6th by Orville Schell |
ChinaFile Managing Editor Jonathan Landreth reports from Los Angeles on the eve of the U.S.-China Film Summit, an annual event now more important than ever.
October 29th by Jonathan Landreth |
Asia 21 Fellow Wenchi Yu says a recent survey shows pervasive concerns among Chinese about the country's leadership and its ability to deal with fundamental human rights.
October 24th by Wenchi Yu |
One of China's best-known bloggers says Romney and Obama miss the point of the China-U.S. relationship by focusing on trade and economics while skipping larger issues of liberty and human rights.
October 23rd by Michael Anti |
"He has never made any programmatic statement, he's never come out in favor of anything — and that is why he got where he is," the Pulitzer Prize-winner said at Asia Society in New York.
June 25th by Dan Washburn |
Asia Society Associate Fellow Steven Lewis says state-sponsored Chinese media's coverage of a call for disclosure of finances by government officials could put transparency "on the table" at the National Congress later this year.
May 24th by Alex Ortolani |
As China embarks on another internet crackdown in the name of maintaining stability, Jeffrey Wasserstrom calls into question the predictive powers of Karl Marx.
April 2nd by Jeffrey Wasserstrom |