Tag: Xi Jinping

Chinese Red Tourism

Written by Kirk A. Denton.  In 2004, the offices of the State Council and the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party issued an outline affirming ‘red tourism,’ a state-sponsored program to encourage travel to historical sites related to the Chinese communist revolution, as a ‘key front for […]

Taiwan, China, and the future of U.S. policy in Asia

Written by Douglas Paal. China has just concluded its 19th Party Congress. The air is redolent with questions about how much will change and what will continue. After more than a year of extremely cautious avoidance of controversy, especially with its neighbors, Beijing may now have a free hand […]

A Tale of Two Publishers: Is censorship the new normal?

Written by Kevin Carrico. On August 18th of this year, news broke that Cambridge University Press was censoring over 300 articles from China Quarterly on its Chinese website. The deletions were requested by Beijing, based on indiscriminate keyword searches like “Tibet,” “Tiananmen,” and “Taiwan.” Media attention rapidly focused […]

Developments in Chinese Media Censorship

Written by Jonathan Hassid. Now that Xi Jinping has been newly inaugurated to his second term as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) with a strengthened position, his thoughts will inevitably turn to expanding the CCP’s position of power and influence in Chinese public life. One […]

The Soft Power of Chinese Censorship

Written by Christopher Balding. Global universities and publishers must seriously consider their response to Chinese censorship demands. A newly emboldened and politically regressive China cracking down on all nature of even politically innocuous speech is now targeting universities and academic speech. Global academics and universities will fail in […]

Understanding Chinese President Xi’s anti-corruption campaign

Written by David Skidmore. Chinese President Xi Jinping has made fighting official corruption a cornerstone of his reign. Judging by the numbers alone, the campaign has achieved impressive results. Astonishingly, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has disciplined well over one million officials since Xi took power in 2012. The anti-corruption campaign has […]