Chinese Communist Party
Beijing may be whittling back its widely reviled state secrets laws—but given their opacity, it’s hard to say for sure.
In 2013, China’s Communist Party disciplinary organs received an eye-popping 1.95 million citizen complaints about officials.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, just over a year in office, recently made a rare appearance in public in a Beijing restaurant, buying a cheap lunch and paying for it hims
After the Third Plenum, a high-level meeting to discuss China’s future, ended on November 12, Beijing released a major document likely to affect many of its 1.3 billion citizens’ lives for years.
In November 2012, seven men were appointed to the Politburo Standing Committee, China’s supreme governing body. At the time, economic headwinds, nationalist protests, and the Bo Xilai scandal presented huge challenges for the regime.
China’s economy is already two-thirds the size of the economy of the U.S., and it’s been growing five times as fast.