The private affairs of China’s officials — moral, material, marital and extra-marital — are increasingly going public.
A county in one of China’s wealthiest provinces has taken its morality campaign so seriously that its officials can forget promotion if they indulge in secret liaisons or inadvertently annoy their neighbours even. Read more
Two hours after we left Beijing behind, the six-lane highway gave way to two lanes with a cycle track, and finally just a curving mountain road. Read more
It was 1.30 am. I had landed at the New Delhi airport after another round of six straight months in China. The immigration official handed over my passport and I reflexively replied xiexie (thank you). Read more