Category Archives: China

South China Sea Ruling Imminent as World Powers Prepare to Test Their Strength

Tensions are high between Washington and Beijing this week as the International Court of Arbitration makes it ruling over China’s actions in the South China Sea. The region, a major shipping route in the region, is largely claimed by China … Continue reading

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Chinese Aggression in South China Sea Steps Up as Military Airstrip Rises Above the Waves

Amid China’s attempts to claim the entirety of the South China Sea, the construction of an airstrip suitable for military purposes is now clearly visible on one of the disputed islands. The runway is on Fiery Cross Reef, part of the … Continue reading

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Feminist Five Out of Prison, But China’s War on Dissent Ever-Growing

The female activists arrested last month for organizing peaceful protests against sexual harassment, now widely known as the Feminist Five, have finally been released this week, though their legal troubles are far from over. The women-Wei Tingting, Li Tingting, Zheng … Continue reading

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Five Female Activists Face Prison Terms for Standing Up Against Inequality

Five prominent members of China’s growing feminist movement are expected to be prosecuted shortly after spending the last month in jail over what can only be described as peaceful protests. Wei Tingting, Li Tingting, Zheng Churan, Wu Rongrong, and Wang … Continue reading

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Zhou Yongkang, the Mightiest Tiger Yet Taken Down by Unrelenting Xi Jinping

China’s former security chief Zhou Yongkang has became the latest “tiger”-not to mention the biggest-to fall amid Xi Jinping’s seemingly endless anti-corruption campaign. One of the most powerful people in the country up until his retirement in 2012, Zhou’s political career … Continue reading

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Sky Net Launches Amid China’s Evergrowing Anti-Corruption Campaign

China’s massive anti-corruption campaign has launched a new program, Sky Net, with the intention of reigning in suspects who have fled abroad. Thousands of people, including over 70 high ranking officials, have been prosecuted in the campaign, which began with … Continue reading

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