Politics & Current Affairs

Reading the Party Congress tea leaves – China’s latest political and current affairs news

Although the 19th Party Congress is China’s most significant political event since the Communist Party held its

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A gesture of goodwill on the China-India border – China’s latest political and current affairs news

India’s defense minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has been in office for just over a month, and on October…

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China locks down for leadership changes, but can’t stop Guo Wengui – China’s latest political, current affairs, and business news

As the MacroPolo Institute explains in its introduction to the upcoming leadership shuffle at the 19th Party Congress…

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Why did the government postpone the launch of what should have been China’s fall blockbuster?

It should have been a blockbuster, but the Party has a meeting On September 23, news media began to

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China gives 3,000 rifles to the Philippines for ‘friendly and cooperative relations’ – China’s latest political and current affairs news

The South China Morning Post reports that China has donated $22 million in arms and ammunition to the Philippines,…

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Beijing goes all out to quash Guo Wengui event in Washington – China’s latest political and current affairs news

“The planning just got away from us and we feel bad…we don’t give a rat’s ass what Beijing thinks.” That…

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Is donkey skin the new ivory? – China’s latest political and current affairs news

As the global ivory market responds to China’s crackdown on domestic trade, concerns are being raised about other animal…

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In Hong Kong, tens of thousands in ‘anti authoritarian’ protest – China’s latest political and current affairs news

Reuters reports that tens of thousands took to the streets in Hong Kong on October 1, China’s National…

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Will Xi’s focus shift from corruption to economics after Congress? – China’s latest political and current affairs news

As SupChina noted in its recent explainer on the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China,…

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China is selling discounted drones to contain India – China’s latest political and current affairs news

Ron Matthews of Cranfield University and the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom and Xiaojuan Ping of the National…

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Falun Gong meets the German far right – China’s latest political and current affairs news

The Falun Gong (法轮功 fǎlún gōng) spiritual movement has been banned in China since 1999, when its adherents made…

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The shadowy world of Trump business in China – China’s latest political and current affairs news

“I don’t know how much money she’s making on this and why it’s worth it. I think it’s putting…

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Live-fire drill in Djibouti – China’s latest political and current affairs news

Troops from China’s People’s Liberation Army were in June for the first time deployed at the country’s only…

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Now it’s personal: Trump and Kim exchange insults – China’s latest political and current affairs news

With North Korea, Trump is finally getting the kind of reciprocal relationship that he says he likes. Except unlike…

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Hip-hop goes mainstream in China with billions of views for rap battle reality TV

The Rap of China brings hip-hop to the mainstream in China — but not without controversy While action movie Wolf Warriors…

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