The NPC and smog

Big Daddy Xi and Guangxi Minorities

Xi Jinping greeting delegates from Guangxi at the NPC; from Xinhua: 习近平等分别参加审议

New York Times: China Blocks Web Access to ‘Under the Dome’ Documentary on Pollution

Canberra Times: Chen Jining, China’s environment minister, ignores pollution documentary

The Party
Wall Street Journal: The Coming Chinese Crack-Up
By David Shambaugh

The endgame of communist rule in China has begun, and Xi Jinping’s ruthless measures are only bringing the country closer to a breaking point

Ideology and censorship
Wall Street Journal: China Cracks Down on Foreign Nonprofits

Beijing treats civic groups as security risks, considers stricter oversight

New York Times: Sex Expert’s Secret Is Out, and China’s Open to It

Xi at the Helm
People’s Daily: 习近平在江西团强调:把老区发展放心上,反腐促进了经济发展

New York Times: Move Over Mao: Beloved ‘Papa Xi’ Awes China

NPC 两会
Chiecon: Contrarian highlights from China’s Government Working Report 2015

South China Sea
Xinhua: Commentary: China’s island, reef construction in South China Sea lawful, justified