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Back after a four month hiatus

Hello all. The last five months or so I wasn’t working in Chinese media so the posts tapered off. Now that I’m back, I imagine I’ll be keeping up to date and the posts will resume. A lot has happened … Continue reading

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And the news is already out.

Xinhua’s announcement regarding Bo’s wife, Gu Kailai: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2012-04/10/c_131518309.htm According to reinvestigation results, the existing evidence indicated that Heywood died of homicide, of which Bogu Kailai and Zhang Xiaojun, an orderly at Bo’s home, are highly suspected. Bogu Kailai and Zhang … Continue reading

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Announcement to come regarding Bo Xilai’s fate

Traffic was blocked from entering Tiananmen square tonight while subway cars beneath the area were being delayed. Word from reliable sources is that CCTV’s about to be doing a story regarding Bo Xilai. Smart money’s on an investigation into Bo … Continue reading

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A Devil’s Advocate’s Summary of Bo Xilai’s Fall from Grace

It doesn’t take an old China hand to know that there are rarely clear-cut answers when it comes to Chinese politics. Anybody who tells you that the recent sacking of Bo Xilai was obviously ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for the future … Continue reading

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More on the Beijing News and Beijing Times shuffle

To follow on from our recent pieces on the Beijing News and the Beijing Times, I’m linking to this brilliant piece in the China Media Project, which clearly outlines the changes taking place in regards to the supervision of these … Continue reading

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Government discourages theme parks… Really?

About a month ago, the central government issued an edict reasserting their control over the development of theme parks. One of the many pressing issues faced by the central government, is how to control the local governments, who often find … Continue reading

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Sunday roundup

Each week we’ll be bringing you link to the most insightful or entertaining news and commentary on China – all the handy links under one roof, so to speak. The Wall Street Journal’s China Blog has a great primer on … Continue reading

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