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Beauty Queen Calls for Release of Imprisoned Canadian in China

Anastasia Lin, the reigning Miss World Canada and human rights activist, is calling for the immediate release of a Canadian citizen who was imprisoned and brutalized in China for her spiritual beliefs. At a United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on June 19, Lin described the case of Sun Qian...

The Dramatic Downfall of China’s Leading Foreign Dealmaker

In a move that stunned New York dealmakers at the time, the famed Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Park Avenue was sold in 2014 to a little-known Chinese company. That Chinese company is Beijing-based Anbang Group, an insurance conglomerate known for its aggressive overseas asset purchases, including a fai...

The Clash of ‘Party Character’ and Human Nature at Tiananmen

Twenty-eight years ago, China—along with the Soviet bloc—seemed on the cusp of political change. Beginning with college students and university staff around the country, millions of people joined the nationwide demonstrations—for human rights, an end to corruption, and democratic reform—tha...

Law Professor Claims Chinese Billionaire Xiao Jianhua Was Behind 2015 Stock Crash

Yuan Hongbing is a former Chinese law professor; he now lives in exile, penning books about corruption in China and the Communist Party’s plans to subvert Taiwan. He also maintains a network of contacts in the mainland. In a recent interview with the overseas Chinese-language media outlet Ming...

Finding the Balance Between Ancient and Modern

How an accomplished professor of orthopedics and other modern professionals harmonize their modern lives with an ancient Chinese spiritual practice Most of the week, Joshua Li, a 44-year-old assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Virginia, attends to patients with spinal inju...