Chinese netizens rejoice after once-swaggering state news anchor Rui Chenggang gets detained in a corruption probe.
Just how many low-level officials is Xi Jinping going to expel from the Chinese Communist Party?
China suddenly withdrew its controversial oil rig from Vietnamese waters ahead of schedule. Beijing says the rig did its job -- and it may have, in more ways than one.
A ChinaFile conversation on the promises and perils of partnering with Beijing on education.
China's soccer-mad president is heading to Brazil. Why is he skipping the World Cup final?
Should you have been paying attention to the recently concluded Strategic and Economic Dialogue?
Why did China's largest broadcaster attack China's most important bank?
China's heavy-handed behavior is driving neighbors, especially Australia, farther away from its orbit.
21st-century East Asia is a dangerous neighborhood. Japan can no longer afford to be unprepared.
If the United States is going to shift focus to Asia it’s going to have to do it without Europe.
How social media and a little sleuthing turned up a Mao-era nuclear program.
Some Chinese may really hate Japan -- but that doesn't mean they love the Party.
It's a distraction. Besides, there are better ways to support human rights in China.
It was more active even than June 4, and proof that Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have spooked Beijing.
China's most popular spirit is coming to the U.S. Here's why you shouldn't drink it.
Even high cadres quake at the term ‘shuanggui,’ an extra-judicial interrogation method that has claimed lives.
When dissident author Murong Xuecun returns home, he says he will tell Beijing authorities they can come and get him.
China’s most eccentric tycoon just made New York’s homeless sing for their supper. Then he did magic tricks.
'Dark Knight' and 'Cloud Atlas' are part of an 'ideological struggle.' Who knew?
Chinese web users debate what their new map might resemble. Cough.
What would really happen if Chinese citizens could cast ballots in Hong Kong's referendum?
World Cup fever has led to a lucrative sports betting market there, with occasionally deadly outcomes.
Netizens are using a Korean film about late president Roh Moo-hyun as a subtle form of protest.
Looks can be deceiving. In China, official bribery -- even exchanging sex for power -- is still too normal.
Citizens may be losing faith in what looked like the last bastion of equal opportunity.