What new regulations might mean for China's beleaguered reporters.
A recent muckraking report is a black eye for McDonald's and KFC, but also for the country's regulators.
Chinese netizens love mocking North Korea's portly dictator. But it masks a deeper disdain.
Just how many low-level officials is Xi Jinping going to expel from the Chinese Communist Party?
A ChinaFile conversation on the promises and perils of partnering with Beijing on education.
Should you have been paying attention to the recently concluded Strategic and Economic Dialogue?
It's a distraction. Besides, there are better ways to support human rights in China.
An interactive timeline of recently ousted high-ranking officials in China.
China’s most eccentric tycoon just made New York’s homeless sing for their supper. Then he did magic tricks.
World Cup fever has led to a lucrative sports betting market there, with occasionally deadly outcomes.
Looks can be deceiving. In China, official bribery -- even exchanging sex for power -- is still too normal.
Experts ask if the two juggernauts remain locked in a zero-sum game.
Watch what happens when a young Egyptian woman and a young Chinese woman discuss free speech.
An area that produces more than half of China's grain is losing its water.
Beijing and Washington's very different response to the latest deadly attack in Xinjiang.
China is becoming a nation of singles, 'DINKs,' and empty-nesters, says a new government report.
Cadres at the highest levels may be studying the account of a Uighur working for Chinese state-owned TV.
The massive city of Chongqing is changing so fast that past and future are colliding.
Deciphering the Chinese Communist Party's code for official misconduct.
Xinhua says ending Windows XP "extremely irresponsible."
A surprising disparity between Communist and Christian chatter.
Powered by the web, a former migrant worker is connecting local unrest to international audiences.
A new outbreak of NIMBY protests hits China's streets, and its Internet.
Fully half of China's GDP comes from a smattering of major cities, many near the coast.
Russian diplomats are trying -- perhaps too hard -- to play up historical similarities with China.
A human rights lawyer explains why party leaders have been doing this for decades.
An easily debunked rumor about Michelle Obama shows the difficulties that U.S. officials face in managing their message there.