Topic: Zhou Yongkang
China's ruling Communist Party opens a congress Thursday to usher in a new group of leaders. Much about the meeting will be a reminder that China remains an authoritarian state.
Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese activist, has upended an earlier agreement between China and the US, disrupting a visit to Beijing by Hillary Clinton.
The voters' blow to Putin in the Russian election is another example of the different popular reactions to inept economic management – and is part of the global contest between models of governance.
12/05/2011 02:15 pm
China's push for more dialogue and less pressure on North Korea reflects that fact China is more concerned with the economic stability of its neighbor than its nuclear program.
12/07/2010 08:09 am
Protesters at an anti-Japan rally also unfurled banners calling for a multiparty political system and complaining about the high price of real estate, according to images shown on Japanese TV.
10/26/2010 07:35 am
Children returned to class Tuesday after three primary school stabbings last week. On Web chat rooms and blogs, commentators pointed to China's repressive one-party rule, and raised concerns that the young were an easy target of those seeking to avenge anger over corruption and inequality.
05/04/2010 10:04 am
Will Chinese efforts to restore calm get at the root of the unrest?
07/12/2009 01:00 am