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September 2015 Issue | by Wang Ning | Urbanization

Pushing The Limit

In its search for a new development model, China’s urban planners have moved to place boundaries on city expansion

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September 2015 Issue | by Du Guodong, Min Jie | Government Relocation

Journey to the East

The Beijing municipal government will move some departments to the city’s eastern suburbs to ease traffic congestion and boost regional integration, but challenges abound

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August 2015 Issue | by Li Teng, Wang Yan | Environmental Assessment Racket


Government officials have been caught profiting from composing fabricated environmental assessment reports, a practice that the Ministry of Environmental Protection has finally vowed to curb. NewsChina speaks to whistleblowers who claim that the problem goes far deeper than the government has so far admitted

August 2015 Issue | by Liu Ziqian | Yu Jianrong

Beneath the Stage

Government critic Yu Jianrong studies China’s most sensitive issues while managing to avoid drawing too much attention to himself

August 2015 Issue | by Yu Xiaodong | Defense White Paper

Global Scope, Local Priorities

In its latest defense white paper, China envisions greater military capability and a global role for the PLA

August 2015 Issue | by Yu Xiaodong | Defense White Paper

Reading the Signs

Upon review, China’s eight previous defense white papers reveal two decades of important developments in military strategy. NewsChina analyzes the realities behind the rubric

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July 2015 Issue | by Yu Xiaodong | Hong Kong Electoral Reform

Final Round

Hong Kong’s lawmakers and citizens are split over an upcoming vote on the central government’s proposal for establishing universal suffrage in the territory

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July 2015 Issue | by Xi Zhigang | Civilian-Military Integration

Priority One

As China launches its ‘Made in China 2025’ strategy to promote innovation, it is escalating integration between civilian and military interests

June 2015 Issue | by Yu Xiaodong | CCTV Anchor Scandal

Dinner Party Politics

Video footage of a Chinese television celebrity singing a lewd song mocking Chairman Mao Zedong has rekindled ideological clashes between left and right in China

June 2015 Issue | by Yu Xiaodong | Taiwan and AIIB

The Name Game

Taiwan’s failed bid to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank illustrates the new reality Taipei will face in handling the cross-strait relationship

May 2015 Issue | by Fu Yao | Criminal Lawyers

In Their Defense

China’s latest round of judicial reforms aims to shield criminal defense lawyers from stress, risk and discrimination, but experts say it will be years before any impact is felt

May 2015 Issue | by Min Jie | Family Planning Policy


Academics continue to call for an end to the population control policy to address the dual issues of an aging society and a looming labor shortage. Why are their requests still being rebuffed?

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