Inner Mongolia: Three Words in the Wake of a Broken Strike

For a few weeks in September, Inner Mongolia was in the news. In response to a new school policy, on paper fairly technical, Mongols in Inner Mongolia erupted in a social media storm, defending their mother tongue. The social media storm evolved into a student-teacher strike that rocked the region.

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Invisible China: How the Urban Rural Divide Threaten China’s Rise

As the glittering skyline in Shanghai seemingly attests, China has quickly transformed itself from a place of stark poverty into a modern, urban, technologically savvy economic powerhouse.

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Xiong Shili 熊十力 (1885-1968) and Cultural Nationalism in Modern China

Xiong Shili 熊十力 (1885-1968) was one of the most important Chinese philosophers of the twentieth century, and a founding figure of the modern New Confucian school of philosophy.

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 Xi Jinping, Xi Yuanping and Xi Zhongxun in 1958

Xi Dada and Daddy: Power, the Party and the President

A quick glance at the headlines suggest that only one man seems to count in today’s China – the Chairman of Everything, as he’s been dubbed - Communist party leader President Xi Jinping.

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See the difference? CGTN in the dock

Last year China's international state-run broadcaster, CGTN, spent millions opening a state-of-the-art London headquarters. Just one year on, it may already be scrambling for an exit strategy.

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The New Compradors? Hong Kong's Taipans Face a New Era

Even before they had seen its contents, Hong Kong's family-run firms - including two non-Chinese business empires that have shaped Hong Kong - were lining up to pledge support to the New National...

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