Politics

Is China Far From An Arab Spring?

Is China Far From An Arab Spring?

(Protest at Tahrir Square, Cairo, February 2011 – Credit: Wikimedia Commons) On September 17th 2013, the United Nations Security Council began negotiating a draft resolution on Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons. China, one of the Council’s five veto-wielding permanent members,…
The Final Chapter?

The Final Chapter?

(Weibo) On Sunday, the Jinan Intermediate People’s Court announced that the former Chongqing Communist Party chief and once fast-rising political star Bo Xilai had been found guilty of corruption and was to be sentenced to lifetime in prison for his…