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Sweden Investigates Its Ambassador to China After Report of Secret Talks to Free Publisher

Mr. Gui appeared on Chinese state television in early 2016, when he gave what seemed to be a heavily rehearsed confession to a drunken-driving death in China more than a decade earlier. He was formally freed from detention in October [...]

The China Meltdown Is Here!

Publisher’s Note: We closed Mark Skousen’s Winner’s Circle earlier this month but have decided to open up eight more slots — and once they are gone, we will close membership again until June. Winner’s Circle is a lifetime membership [...]

China bans wife of jailed Taiwan activist from visiting him

BEIJING (AP) – China says it has banned the wife of a Taiwanese human rights activist jailed in China from visiting him for three months due to alleged improper behavior. A statement Wednesday from the spokesman of the Cabinet’s Taiwan [...]

China Says Australian Writer Is Suspected of National Security Crimes

“They can use all kinds of leverage — using your family, tell you that your family will be bankrupt or telling you things they’ve said,” Mr. Feng said. “They will use all kinds of leverage to force a confession.” China’s [...]

Australia urges China to treat detained writer fairly

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia’s foreign minister has urged China to treat a Chinese-Australian writer fairly and says there is no evidence that his detention is part of a backlash against Canada’s arrest of a top Chinese telecommunications [...]

Chinese-Australian Writer Yang Hengjun Disappears in China

SYDNEY, Australia — A well-known writer and former Chinese official with Australian citizenship flew from New York to China on Friday despite warnings from friends who told him it was too dangerous. Now, he is missing and appears to have [...]

Scientist Who Edited Babies’ Genes Is Likely to Face Charges in China

HONG KONG — A Chinese scientist who claimed to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies “seriously violated” state regulations, according to the results of an initial government investigation reported on Monday by [...]

Faced With Tough Words From China, Taiwan Rallies Around Its Leader

In China, Ma Xiaoguang, a spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Office, said Wednesday that the 1992 Consensus and the “one country, two systems” model were not the same thing. “The leadership of the D.P.P. has mixed up these two purposefully [...]

Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Philippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption. Xie Haojie (SHEE’-ye hao-JEE’-ye) was arrested on Sunday in Manila in an operation [...]

Huang Qi, Online Dissident and Rights Advocate in China, Faces Trial

BEIJING — One of China’s most prominent human rights activists, the blogger Huang Qi, went on trial on Monday on charges of leaking state secrets, and American diplomats seeking to attend the proceedings said they had been denied [...]