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Eating and Drinking in Chinese Officialdom

Written by Jiangnan Zhu and Xiaoming Zhong.

In the period leading up to Xi Jinping’s ascension, banqueting had become both prevalent and lavish in Chinese political circles. 920 more words


Roots and Prospects of Xi’s Cultural Policy

Written by Giorgio Strafella and Daria Berg.

The speech pronounced by Xi Jinping at a conference on political work in higher education on 7 December 2016, together with his 2014… 1,092 more words


U.S. seeks to reassure Beijing after Trump call with Taiwan leader -- Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman: Trump team aware of Beijing's 'solemn attitude' on Taiwan call

Tue Dec 6, 2016 | 3:58am EST


“The U.S. side, President-elect Trump’s team included, is also fully aware of China’s solemn attitude on the issue,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said. 4,220 more words

China’s Depoliticisation of Sport May Make a U-Turn.

Written by Ping Wu.

When Fancy Bears hackers started publishing the names and medical records of athletes granted Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE) by the World Anti-Doping Agency on 13 September 2016, most of the named athletes were American or British. 1,044 more words


Xi vs Deng: Stronger China, Harder Choices.

Written by Jo Inge Bekkevold.

Chinese politics is increasingly revolving around China’s new strongman Xi Jinping. Xi is often portrayed as China’s most powerful leader since Deng Xiaoping, or even since Mao. 1,124 more words


Dynamic authoritarian resilience

Written by Steve Hess.

Beginning with the release of David Shambaugh’s March 2015 op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, which discussed the “coming Chinese crack-up… 1,039 more words


How Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Reduces Local Discretion and Policy Innovation

Written by Jessica Teets.

Since Xi Jinping launched his anti-corruption campaign, the investigation and punishment of local officials has been viewed as a successful way to restore “legitimacy” to the Chinese Communist Party and local state governments. 1,977 more words