Thursday, September 20, 2012

China: Anti Japan Sentiments And The Mob Culture

By Tenzin Lekshay

Chinese protesters throw bottles in an anti-Japan rally
outside the Japanese embassy on Tuesday in Beijing.
At present, series of complicated events are emerging inside China, which are believed to be causing serious concerns for the PRC leaders. Humiliating exit of Bo Xilai and the recent disappearance of Xi Jinping earlier this month had drawn enough attentions across the globe, leading to a huge speculations and discussions amongst the lips of all China observers. 

Lately, China maintained that the party congress will be held on time as expected in October but the scandal sheet is running with certain doubt over the possible delay in the party congregation due to the prevailing power struggle, which is yet to be resolved at the highest communist hierarchy. Secretive Beidaihe meeting convened earlier last month did not favor much to the apparent heir, Xi Jinping as the party elders put pressure upon him for being 'unreliable'. The meeting went without much conclusive result.1

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Communist China: Withering End is Calling

By Tenzin Lekshay

Four Generations of CCP leaders
With the 18th Party Congress approaching, so called 'the Communist leaders' are busying boiling and toiling around establishing their firm grip into the current politics of People's Republic of China. It is in fact, a gruesome act of real politics that hinges into a cut throat competition within the top brass leaders, who are affiliated unofficially into factions. Bo Xilai's case is a classic example of such practice which had maneuvered the incumbent leaders to strengthen their iron grip over the gen-next leaders.