China exporting state repression

Cartoon by Chinese artist Badiucao.

Under Xi Jinping’s rule repression, censorship, and ‘Big Brother’ surveillance have reached new levels, resembling and in some aspects surpassing Orwell’s science fiction nightmare

Xi Jinping: How strong is China’s strongman?

Xi Jinping: How strong is China’s strongman?

CCP leader’s doctrine of iron dictatorship and China’s “great power” status is enshrined in party constitution – but is this a recipe for stable rule?

China’s central bank warns of financial crisis

PBoC chief Zhou Xiaochuan.

People’s Bank of China governor warns economic bubble could burst

2017: Year of the crackdown in Hong Kong

Socialist magazine on sale at July 1 pro-democracy demo.

Disrespect for national anthem punishible by three years in prison – latest installment in a wave of undemocratic measures

Japan: Election victory does not mean smooth sailing for prime minister Abe

Japan: Election victory does not mean smooth sailing for prime minister Abe

Political landscape has been shaken up in Japan. The victory of Abe does not promise a stable future