The makeup of China’s Politburo, with an official who once studied in the U.K. and a man nicknamed “Little Hu,” signals that the Communist Party may have begun grooming the leaders who will take over in a decade.
Demonstrations across China against Japanese businesses and property pose a growing risk for the country’s leaders as the economy slows and the Communist Party prepares for a once-a-decade transition of power.
Residents of a blockaded southern Chinese village canceled a protest march after winning concessions from the highest-ranking official yet to intervene in a two-week standoff over land and the death of a local man.
China’s handling of the murder trial of the wife of Bo Xilai signals the ruling Communist Party wants to isolate her crime from the alleged misdeeds of the ousted Politburo member before deciding on his punishment.
Hong Kong’s new leader is taking up the battle his predecessor failed to win, seeking to overcome record low mortgage rates and an influx of Chinese buyers to make housing in the world’s most expensive city more affordable.