Why Xi Jinping’s visit has prompted so much handwringing.
The Occupy model has been a complete disaster for repressed peoples.
Mischa Moselle reports from Hong Kong on the ‘umbrella revolution’.
Must-reads from the past week
Students in East Asia may be great at passing exams, but that doesn't mean their schooling is better.
Hongkongers are standing up to their new bosses in Beijing by embracing the fashions of their old colonial masters.
The US government’s threat to take China to court for hoarding precious elements is more than just a trade dispute.
Over half of China’s population – 691million people – now live in cities. It’s a mind-boggling achievement for mankind.
What a fate Liu Xiaobo has suffered: outrageously imprisoned by the Chinese and cynically exploited by Westerners keen to bash Beijing.