The ex-Chongqing party chief behind one of China's most notorious scandals in memory has been indicted on charges of bribery, abuse of power, and corruption. ChinaFile has the latest expert opinions ahead of the landmark trial.
A decision, cloaked in secrecy, that would affect more than a billion people. Speculation on whether the chosen one would be a "conservative" or a "reformer." Which leadership change are we talking about?
Richard McGregor, whose book The Party was selected as the winner of Asia Society's Bernard Schwartz Book Award, discusses the Chinese Communist Party with Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom.
The Chinese Communist Party continues to make life difficult for the artist Ai Weiwei. Following a three-month detention earlier this year on account of "economic crimes", Ai has resumed his outspoken criticism of the Chinese government through social media outlets like Twitter and Google+.
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