The President & The Chairman in Retrospect

Xi Jinping’s Empire of Tedium, Appendix V 鞭 It is one of the paradoxes of official life in the People’s Republic of China that the most fraught moment in a person’s career often comes after they are dead.… Read

A Week That Changed The World

Xi Jinping’s Empire of Tedium, Appendix V 撼   Assignment: China is a multipart documentary series focussed on the journalists who have described the remarkable changes in China since the 1940s.… Read

‘Welcome to China, Mr. President!’

Xi Jinping’s Empire of Tedium, Appendix V 迓 Jianying Zha 查建英 wrote her short story ‘Homage to Richard Nixon’ in Hong Kong in 2000. It first appeared in ChinaFile in August 2021.… Read

Nixon’s Press Corps

Xi Jinping’s Empire of Tedium, Appendix V 蒞 Chen Jo-hsi (陳若曦, 1938-) was an established writer from Taiwan when she and her husband decided to relocate from the United States to China, just as the Cultural Revolution was engulfing the country.… Read