Chris Buckley

Xi Jinping may delay call on a successor, defying script

Xi Jinping may delay call on a...

October 05

BEIJING — The Chinese president Xi Jinping appears prepared to defy the Communist Party’s established script for transferring power and delay the designation of his successor...

Lower medal count in Rio rattles China’s Olympics obsession

Lower medal count in Rio rattles...

August 19

BEIJING — Even before the Olympic flame is extinguished in Rio de Janeiro, China is deep in debate about its showing in the Summer Games. Many Chinese are asking if the nation’s...