China fakes diplomatic success in South China Sea island dispute

Not happy with your diplomatic situation? Fear not. Simply create a stronger bargaining position, promote it through state media and then act as if it were true. That was Beijing’s tactic at the Asean and East Asia summits in Cambodia this past week, where some members of the 10-party bloc pushed again for talks over the increasingly volatile South China Sea.

China fakes diplomatic success in South China Sea island dispute

Not happy with your diplomatic situation? Fear not. Simply create a stronger bargaining position, promote it through state media and then act as if it were true. That was Beijing’s tactic at the Asean and East Asia summits in Cambodia this past week, where some members of the 10-party bloc pushed again for talks over the increasingly volatile South China Sea.

China's other oppressed spiritual movement, Falun Gong

Falun Gong, a spiritual movement that melds meditation and slow-moving exercises with teachings on compassion and humility, has accused the Chinese government of torturing members for decades. It says their persecution has intensified because of the Party congress.

China's other oppressed spiritual movement, Falun Gong

Falun Gong, a spiritual movement that melds meditation and slow-moving exercises with teachings on compassion and humility, has accused the Chinese government of torturing members for decades. It says their persecution has intensified because of the Party congress.

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