Tag Archives: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

An official account of corrupt officials – How People’s Daily reports on graft in China


A few days ago, it was announced that Liu Zhijun, former head of the Railway Ministry was stripped of his party title as a result of misconduct. In the Western press it was said that his graft involved hundreds of … Continue reading

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Heard on Weibo: 11/13 -11/19


On November 16th, in Qingyang, Gansu (甘肃庆阳), a minivan with a rated capacity of 9 people but carrying 63 daycare children collided with a truck, killing 19 children and 2 adults. We offer a group of photos culled from Weibo … Continue reading

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