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Just How Corrupt Are These People?

Deciphering the Chinese Communist Party's code for official misconduct.

Amy Qin |

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Chinese State Media Slams Microsoft

Xinhua says ending Windows XP "extremely irresponsible."

Bethany Allen |

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Infographic: Jesus More Popular Than Mao on China's Twitter

A surprising disparity between Communist and Christian chatter.

Bethany Allen |

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Meet China's Protest Archivist

Powered by the web, a former migrant worker is connecting local unrest to international audiences.

Yaqiu Wang |

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Chinese Authorities' Tough Sell: Paraxylene

A new outbreak of NIMBY protests hits China's streets, and its Internet.

Bethany Allen |

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Blanking Out

Is mainland China slowly choking the life from Taiwanese media?

Chris Fuchs |

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Mapping China's Economic Activity

Fully half of China's GDP comes from a smattering of major cities, many near the coast.

Yiqin Fu |

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Russian Embassy: Sanctions Remind Us of Tiananmen Backlash

Russian diplomats are trying -- perhaps too hard -- to play up historical similarities with China.

Bethany Allen |

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Don't Get Too Excited About China's Latest Corruption Crackdown

A human rights lawyer explains why party leaders have been doing this for decades.

Teng Biao |

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In China, the Confrontation That Wasn't

An easily debunked rumor about Michelle Obama shows the difficulties that U.S. officials face in managing their message there.

Bethany Allen |

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A Glitch in the Cash Machine

There's a wrinkle to those hot Chinese tech IPOs. 

Rachel Lu |

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China, We Fear You

A viral essay explains why many Taiwanese think their government is selling out to China.

Richard Chiou-yuan Lu |

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Boiling Point

In a historic first, Taiwanese youth are occupying their legislature to protest a trade pact with China.

Chris Fuchs |

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Infographic: Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

The vast network of influence surrounding China's former security czar.

David Barreda |

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My Missing Mongolia

Some Chinese see uncomfortable parallels between the Crimean referendum and their own history.

Bethany Allen |

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Mild, Mild West

Chinese authorities promise to blanket the volatile region of Xinjiang with Communist cadres.

Bethany Allen |

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China, Grounded

As missing airliner continues to baffle, China confronts the limits of its power.

David Wertime |

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China's New Media Species, Now Endangered?

'Self-media' pushed the boundaries of censorship -- then came under attack.

Alexa Olesen |

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Sound, Fury, and Hot Air

China’s annual legislative meeting becomes a vapid media circus.

Rachel Lu |

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In Malaysia Airlines Disappearance, Terrorism Fears Fly in China

The country's netizens speculate about the missing plane, while its state media stays muzzled.

Rachel Lu |

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'I Feel as if I Were Holden Caulfield'

Chinese from each recent epoch have found a reason to care about U.S. literature.

Helen Gao |

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A Map of China, By Stereotype

Auto-complete results by the country's largest search engine shed light on how Chinese view one another.

Warner Brown |

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The 'T-word'

Chinese are angry at Western media's portrayal of a dastardly attack there.

Yiqin Fu |

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‘Enemies of Humanity’

A coordinated attack at a Chinese train station has left at least 33 people dead -- now the country debates who's to blame.

David Wertime |

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Unsheathed

A brutal knife attack on a Hong Kong journalist marks yet another setback for press freedom there

Rachel Lu |

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Hard Target

A Chinese firm will need more than money and good intentions to buy a U.S. media company. 

David Wertime |

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China, LinkedIn Would Like to Add You to Its Network

Why it will be hard for the U.S. site to get comfortable there.

David Wertime |

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A Chinese 'No Thanks' for WhatsApp

313 million netizens don't need the just-acquired chat tool -- they think they have a better one of their own.

Rachel Lu |