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Draft Disciplinary Law Issued; Abuse Fears Raised

This week, Chinese authorities released for public consultation a draft of the new Supervision Law, which will mark a new phase in crusades against official corruption and for political unity. (An unofficial English translation is available at China Law Translate.) The law provides legal foundation ...

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Missing Taitung....I was going to blog yesterday, but then my kids turned on Stranger Things 2. So much for Friday and Saturday....GOOD NEWS FROM THE US: Longtime Taiwan expert Shirley Kan writes thoroughly and cogently on the President's transit through the US this weekend...Since then, there has b...

Nelson Report on Xi and Taiwan

Duona in PingtungThree and a half hours... what did Xi say? Pretty much the usual noise... but note the last paragraph of R Bush's remarks at the bottom. I am off for my first bike vacation in months, so I won't be back til Tuesday... +++++++++++++++++++++++++THE TAIWAN QUESTION...came up in forcefu...

Whirlwind of Praise for Xi Ahead of Congress

With the 19th Party Congress set to begin in just six weeks and political sensitivities already well escalated, China’s state propaganda machine has kicked its adoration for President Xi into overdrive. As authorities follow tradition to ensure that the skies are free of smog as the world̵...