China Sets up New Foreign Aid Agency to Better Project Influence Abroad

Simon Denyer
Washington Post
The communist government establishes a new agency to coordinate its foreign aid program.

China Unveils Overhaul of Government Bureaucracy

Chun Han Wong
Wall Street Journal
Plan follows constitutional amendments that boost President Xi Jinping’s power.

China Takes More Steps to Stop ‘Irrational’ Selling'

Grace Zhu
Wall Street Journal
Chinese government agencies step up efforts to shore up China’s plunging stock markets that the securities regulator described as facing panic and irrational selling.

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Achieving Real Progress in How Government Functions

After months of speculation, the reorganization of the State Council has finally been approved by the National People’s Congress.Under the shake-up, China’s rail business will no longer be managed by the regulator. Three national agencies will be...



State Secrets: China's Legal Labyrinth

Human Rights in China
This report describes and examines the PRC state secrets system and shows how it allows and even promotes human rights violations by undermining the rights to freedom of expression and information, and by maintaining a culture of secrecy that has a...