Ian Johnson on China’s Recent Political Events (Sep 2012)

 Ian Johnson, Pulitzer Prize winner, China journalist for the Wall Street Journal, and author of Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China, shares his insights on China’s recent political events, from the Anti-Japanese Protests to Xi Jinping’s Return…

  1. Anti-Japanese Protests Over Disputed Islands Continue in China 

    By IAN JOHNSON and THOM SHANKER. Published: September 16, 2012 …Ian Johnson reported from Beijing, and Thom Shanker from Tokyo. …

    September 16, 2012 – By IAN JOHNSON and THOM SHANKER – World / Asia Pacific – Article – Print Headline: “Anti-Japanese Protests Continue in China Over Pacific Islands”
  2. Xi Jinping Returns Amid Tumult in China

    By IAN JOHNSON and JANE PERLEZ. Published: September 15, 2012. BEIJING — The reappearance on Saturday of Xi Jinping, a top Chinese leader who had …

    September 15, 2012 – By IAN JOHNSON and JANE PERLEZ – World / Asia Pacific – Article -Print Headline: “A Chinese Leader Returns Amid Tumult”
  3. Wang Lijun, Chinese Official, to Go on Trial Tuesday

    By IAN JOHNSON. Published: September 14, 2012. BEIJING — A Chinese official at the center of one of the country’s biggest political scandals in years will go …

    September 14, 2012 – By IAN JOHNSON – World / Asia Pacific – Article – Print Headline: “China: Trial Date Set for Figure Linked to a Political Scandal”
  4. A Leader in China Reappears in Public

    By IAN JOHNSON. Published: September 14, 2012. BEIJING — China’s next designated leader, Xi Jinping, reappeared in public on Saturday, two weeks after …

    September 14, 2012 – By IAN JOHNSON – World / Asia Pacific – Article – Print Headline: “A Leader In China Reappears In Public”
  5. Xi Jinping’s Absence Puts Communist Party Off Script

    Off-Script Scramble for Power in a Chinese Leader’s Absence. By IAN JOHNSON and JONATHAN ANSFIELD. Published: September 13, 2012. BEIJING — With …

    September 13, 2012 – By IAN JOHNSON and JONATHAN ANSFIELD – World / Asia Pacific – Article – Print Headline: “Off-Script Scramble for Power In a Chinese Leader’s Absence”
  6. Museum and Gallery Listings for Sept. 14-20

    3 days ago  (Ken Johnson). Brooklyn Museum: ‘Jean-Michel Othoniel: My Way’ (through Dec. 2) Some of the art in this whimsical but cloying midcareer …

    September 13, 2012 – The New York Times – Arts / Art & Design – Article – Print Headline: “The Listings”
  7. China’s Presumptive New Leader Is Mysteriously Absent

    By IAN JOHNSON. Published: September 10, 2012. BEIJING — Speculation intensified on Monday over the whereabouts of China’s presumptive new president, …

    September 10, 2012 – By IAN JOHNSON – World / Asia Pacific – Article – Print Headline: “Rumors Fueled by Mysterious Absence of China’,s Preumptive New Leader”
  8. Key Figure in Scandal That Felled Bo Xilai Is Charged

    By IAN JOHNSON and JONATHAN ANSFIELD. Published: September 5, 2012. BEIJING — The once-powerful police officer at the center of a scandal that felled …

    September 5, 2012 – By IAN JOHNSON and JONATHAN ANSFIELD – World / Asia Pacific – Article – Print Headline: “Aide to Disgraced Chinese Party Official Charged With Defection and Corruption”
  9. After Chinese Official’s Demotion, News of Son’s Crash in Ferrari

    By IAN JOHNSON. Published: September 3, 2012. BEIJING — China’s carefully scripted leadership transition appears to have suffered another glitch: a fatal car …

    September 3, 2012 – By IAN JOHNSON – World / Asia Pacific – Article – Print Headline: “After Chinese Official’,s Demotion, News of Son’,s Crash in Ferrari”
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