A human rights lawyer explains why party leaders have been doing this for decades.
And it's far better than the food they serve in steerage.
An easily debunked rumor about Michelle Obama shows the difficulties that U.S. officials face in managing their message there.
It's based on a dare: block our sites, and risk losing billions.
History will prove the defeated Generalissimo had a greater impact on modern China than its most famous father.
In the contested waters of Asia, it's difficult to understand Beijing's intentions.
A viral essay explains why many Taiwanese think their government is selling out to China.
Why Beijing needs to keep on building, snarky bloggers be damned.
The trouble with high speed rail in China; how small satellites are turning space into a DIY playground; and what happens to "child sorcerers" in Congo.
In a historic first, Taiwanese youth are occupying their legislature to protest a trade pact with China.
The vast network of influence surrounding China's former security czar.
Some Chinese see uncomfortable parallels between the Crimean referendum and their own history.
Chinese authorities promise to blanket the volatile region of Xinjiang with Communist cadres.
As missing airliner continues to baffle, China confronts the limits of its power.
Dark echoes of world war lurk in Asia's dangerous, contested waters.
A brief history of leaving China, becoming the other, and turning Japanese.
'Self-media' pushed the boundaries of censorship -- then came under attack.
China’s annual legislative meeting becomes a vapid media circus.
Chinese rail is sprawling, modern, and elegant. It's also convoluted, corroding, and financially alarming. Wanna take a ride?
WeChat's halcyon days as a media outlet may be numbered.
How Beijing stands to gain from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The country's netizens speculate about the missing plane, while its state media stays muzzled.
Chinese from each recent epoch have found a reason to care about U.S. literature.
Beijing is spending hundreds of billions of dollars on defense, but no one quite knows what they're up to.
Does Chinese President Xi Jinping really make one-twentieth of Obama’s salary?
Tracking the downfall of one of the most feared men in China.