Zhang Lifan

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Zhang Lifan said : “Whether this will be a release from the nightmare of June 4 or bring it back, we just have to wait and see,” External link

expressindia Thursday, December 1, 2022 1:38:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Whether this will be a release from the nightmare of June 4 or bring it back, we just have to wait and see,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, November 30, 2022 7:57:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about China Institute ) : "Hong Kong's capital and technology is not as important for China now as it was [30 years ago], now that it is rich and it is connected to the wider world," External link

globalsecurity Friday, April 24, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about China Institute ) : "Hong Kong's capital and technology is not as important for China now as it was [30 years ago], now that it is rich and it is connected to the wider world," External link

irishsun Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about China Institute ) : “Hong Kong’s capital and technology is not as important for China now as it was [30 years ago], now that it is rich and it is connected to the wider world,” External link

voanews Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Ren Zhiqiang ) : "Ren Zhiqiang's ideas may represent the views of a considerable number of officials within the system, as well as those of the princeling faction," External link

globalsecurity Friday, March 27, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “It’s time to ‘pick the peaches’ and prove to the world that China has effectively controlled the outbreak,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “It’s time to ‘pick the peaches’ and prove to the world that China has effectively controlled the outbreak,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "This epidemic can have a serious impact on the economy and employment, and economic turmoil could cause social turmoil, which could pose a crisis for the ruling party," External link

nbcnews Tuesday, February 18, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan added ( about Xi Jinping ) : "President Xi, just like Mao in the past, could use the crisis to put the party on an emergency or war footing and use it to further centralize power," "The crisis could benefit the strengthening of his powers, rather than weakening them" External link

nbcnews Tuesday, February 18, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "This epidemic can have a serious impact on the economy and employment, and economic turmoil could cause social turmoil, which could pose a crisis for the ruling party," External link

news-yahoo Monday, February 17, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan added : "President Xi, just like Mao in the past, could use the crisis to put the party on an emergency or war footing and use it to further centralize power," "The crisis could benefit the strengthening of his powers, rather than weakening them" External link

news-yahoo Monday, February 17, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "This epidemic can have a serious impact on the economy and employment, and economic turmoil could cause social turmoil, which could pose a crisis for the ruling party," External link

nbcnews Saturday, February 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan added : "President Xi, just like Mao in the past, could use the crisis to put the party on an emergency or war footing and use it to further centralize power," "The crisis could benefit the strengthening of his powers, rather than weakening them" External link

nbcnews Saturday, February 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "This epidemic can have a serious impact on the economy and employment, and economic turmoil could cause social turmoil, which could pose a crisis for the ruling party," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 15, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan added ( about Xi Jinping ) : "President Xi, just like Mao in the past, could use the crisis to put the party on an emergency or war footing and use it to further centralize power," "The crisis could benefit the strengthening of his powers, rather than weakening them" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 15, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "They only want to report good news, and tell us not to worry so that we receive positive energy," "The authorities haven't learned their lesson: they have instead violated the constitution, human rights, and even humanitarian principles" External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If the epidemic starts to spread through the capital, it will definitely have a negative impact on the Communist Party's status as the ruling party," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Once the epidemic started to get out of control, they started using blockades and cover-ups, which ultimately meant that the most vulnerable groups didn't get equal treatment [with other coronavirus patients]," "The enforced sealing of people's front doors such as we have seen in Hangzhou is actually just a form of detention in disguise," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "There's no way they can have the parliamentary sessions, certainly not at the time they were originally scheduled for," "If they had the entire political elite ... converge on Beijing for these sessions, it could spread the virus even further" External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If the epidemic starts to spread through the capital, it will definitely have a negative impact on the Communist Party's status as the ruling party," External link

irishsun Tuesday, February 11, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Once the epidemic started to get out of control, they started using blockades and cover-ups, which ultimately meant that the most vulnerable groups didn't get equal treatment [with other coronavirus patients]," "The enforced sealing of people's front doors such as we have seen in Hangzhou is actually just a form of detention in disguise," External link

irishsun Tuesday, February 11, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "There's no way they can have the parliamentary sessions, certainly not at the time they were originally scheduled for," "If they had the entire political elite ... converge on Beijing for these sessions, it could spread the virus even further" External link

irishsun Tuesday, February 11, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He was an ordinary figure, but a symbol," External link

sentinelsource Friday, February 7, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The Chinese government has a long history of minimizing the seriousness and hiding facts around public safety,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : ”the public is fed up with dishonesty and lies. “The only difference between the Wuhan virus and SARS is that this time it was people within China, within the infected zone, that first came out to tell the public what was going on,” “That’s a result of developments in internet and telecommunications” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The Chinese government has a long history of minimizing the seriousness and hiding facts around public safety,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : ”the public is fed up with dishonesty and lies. “The only difference between the Wuhan virus and SARS is that this time it was people within China, within the infected zone, that first came out to tell the public what was going on,” “That’s a result of developments in internet and telecommunications” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The Chinese government has a long history of minimizing the seriousness and hiding facts around public safety,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The only difference between the Wuhan virus and SARS is that this time it was people within China, within the infected zone, that first came out to tell the public what was going on,” “That’s a result of developments in Internet and telecommunication. In the past we had no choice but to listen to what officials tried to convince us to believe in, but now we have more choices” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Frustrations have building the last seven years over growing repression of intellectuals and freedom of speech,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, December 9, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Li Peng ) : "Without the support of Li Peng, who once headed the government's hydro-electric power department, the Three Gorges Dam project wouldn't have had been launched so quickly. So, in this regard, Li should be held responsible [for the problematic project]," External link

globalsecurity Friday, July 26, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Li Peng ) : “Without the support of Li Peng, who once headed the government’s hydro-electric power department, the Three Gorges Dam project wouldn’t have had been launched so quickly. So, in this regard, Li should be held responsible [for the problematic project],” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Li Peng ) : “Without the support of Li Peng, who once headed the government’s hydro-electric power department, the Three Gorges Dam project wouldn’t have had been launched so quickly. So, in this regard, Li should be held responsible [for the problematic project],” External link

voanews Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Hong Kong has ) : “The anti-extradition protest in Hong Kong is pressuring the Communist Party,” “At a moment like this, it cannot be seen as ceding even one step on matters of stability maintenance or historical appraisals” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Hong Kong has ) : “The anti-extradition protest in Hong Kong is pressuring the Communist Party,” “At a moment like this, it cannot be seen as ceding even one step on matters of stability maintenance or historical appraisals” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, July 23, 2019 5:03:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government,” External link

tribtown Monday, July 22, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government,” External link

therepublic Monday, July 22, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, July 22, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, July 22, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government," External link

startribune Monday, July 22, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

northkoreatimes Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

wftv Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:34:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

kiro7 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

wsoctv Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : ''North Korea is a card for China to play,'' External link

koreatimes Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 17, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, June 17, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

dailynews Monday, June 17, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

seattlepi Monday, June 17, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

time Monday, June 17, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 17, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

TorontoStar Monday, June 17, 2019 7:45:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

marketwatch Monday, June 17, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, June 17, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

nypost Tuesday, June 4, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

timesofindia Monday, June 3, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

nzherald Monday, June 3, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

manilatimes Monday, June 3, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

fox13memphis Monday, June 3, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

cleveland Monday, June 3, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

therepublic Monday, June 3, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

thehindu Monday, June 3, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

tribtown Monday, June 3, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, June 3, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 3, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

seattletimes Monday, June 3, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, June 3, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, June 3, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

seattletimes Monday, June 3, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

wsoctv Monday, June 3, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

wtsp Monday, June 3, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

13newsnow Monday, June 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

wusa9 Monday, June 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

wcnc Monday, June 3, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

khou Monday, June 3, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

krem Monday, June 3, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 3, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

12news Monday, June 3, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

12newsnow Monday, June 3, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

newswest9 Monday, June 3, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

kgw Monday, June 3, 2019 7:27:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

680news Monday, June 3, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

wftv Monday, June 3, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Everyone has personally felt a rise in prices,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, May 22, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Long March ) : “Normal people will have to bear the consequences of the Chinese trade war. There is no way to fight this, and the new Long March is not sustainable,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, May 22, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table,” External link

washtimes Monday, March 4, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

eagletribune Monday, March 4, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

eagletribune Monday, March 4, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

missoulian Monday, March 4, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

missoulian Monday, March 4, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

brownsvilleherald Monday, March 4, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

brownsvilleherald Monday, March 4, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

hjnews Monday, March 4, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

hjnews Monday, March 4, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, March 4, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, March 4, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

muscatinejournal Monday, March 4, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

muscatinejournal Monday, March 4, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The trade war might not end this year, and even if it does, the structural changes to China’s economy [demanded by the US] would pose a challenge to the Communist Party,” “And [even those changes] won’t be enough to end the long-term confrontation and the fact that US considers China a rival” External link

scmp Friday, January 25, 2019 5:45:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The trade war might not end this year, and even if it does, the structural changes to China’s economy [demanded by the US] would pose a challenge to the Communist Party,” “And [even those changes] won’t be enough to end the long-term confrontation and the fact that US considers China a rival” External link

scmp Thursday, January 24, 2019 9:33:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan told : “I think this means the power struggle [between factions’ could gradually become more intense,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, January 18, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “If he had stayed a reporter, he might not have become a high-ranking official,” External link

nytimes Monday, December 24, 2018 12:41:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, December 19, 2018 7:15:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:54:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:09:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

businessday Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:05:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Externally there is the China-US trade war,” External link

scmp Tuesday, December 18, 2018 7:27:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

bdnews24 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 2:53:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, December 18, 2018 2:39:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, December 18, 2018 2:09:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, December 18, 2018 2:02:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, December 18, 2018 1:58:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:37:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:53:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:09:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “Given the many questions over the current state of affairs as a result of Xi’s governance, stressing the victory on his signature project might be a way to affirm his governing ability,” External link

scmp Friday, December 14, 2018 12:20:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

economictimes Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:24:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:51:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

680news Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:25:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, December 12, 2018 4:56:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, December 12, 2018 3:22:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:26:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:25:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:22:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:14:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:04:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:02:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

wral Wednesday, December 12, 2018 12:52:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

startribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 12:27:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Every civilized country allows citizens to settle in different parts of the nation,” External link

asianews-en Monday, December 11, 2017 3:57:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “When they saw that the migrants had been evicted, they realized that similar tragedies could have happened to them,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:58:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “This is a big concern because it is related to the stability of Beijing society, if they[the government] try to push [development of the city] in a rush, social problems will emerge,” External link

scmp Sunday, November 26, 2017 3:25:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “We’re now in a new round of the god-creation movement, similar to the Mao era,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:18:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “During the Mao era, many people believed in Mao from the bottom of their hearts,” “But now, this is mainly for effect, to show the leaders their loyalty and protect themselves. It is more of a performance” External link

therepublic Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:18:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “We’re now in a new round of the god-creation movement, similar to the Mao era,” External link

680news Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:20:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “During the Mao era, many people believed in Mao from the bottom of their hearts,” “But now, this is mainly for effect, to show the leaders their loyalty and protect themselves. It is more of a performance” External link

680news Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:20:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The elder leaders were anxious about their age,” “The generation of princelings are more confident of their power. They may care less about appearance” External link

scmp Saturday, November 4, 2017 5:25:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "The status quo of coexistence between Xi allies and various factions at the top level will remain in place," External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:02:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

GulfDailyNews Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:55:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

itv Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:15:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “The status quo of coexistence between Xi allies and various factions at the top level will remain in place,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:17:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "This is Xi's era - and it's an era he has created for himself," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:12:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, October 25, 2017 7:16:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "This is Xi's era - and it's an era he has created for himself," External link

nzherald Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:25:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “Only Mao’s name was enshrined in the party ideology while he was still alive,” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:17:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

bostonherald Wednesday, October 25, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:11:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “The charter revision reflects that power is more concentrated in Xi,” External link

scmp Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:58:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:07:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, October 24, 2017 3:13:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 24, 2017 1:13:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:32:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:21:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:58:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

680news Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:38:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:19:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:44:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

680news Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:38:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:08:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:51:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Putting the loudspeaker system back means the party wants to impose its own will on people, no matter if they want to listen or not," External link

latimes Monday, October 23, 2017 3:28:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan says : "The party's theories lack vitality and innovation," External link

smh Friday, October 20, 2017 8:13:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "He will most likely stay on in some form, maintaining a position of power. He's important to Xi," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, October 11, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “He will most likely stay on in some form, maintaining a position of power. He’s important to Xi,” External link

reuters Wednesday, October 11, 2017 10:23:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “He will most likely stay on in some form, maintaining a position of power. He’s important to Xi,” External link

reuters-in Wednesday, October 11, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Rejecting such rules will not only affect Sun, but also Hu Chunhua,” “Hu Chunhua’s political future will not be easy” External link

scmp Sunday, October 1, 2017 5:29:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Entrepreneurs are losing confidence in the business environment in China, as we can see from the recent capital exodus,” External link

scmp Tuesday, September 26, 2017 5:15:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He must have had a reason to meet Bannon, and the topic doesn’t seem relevant to his current job,” “It’s possible his political career will be extended, though maybe in a different area” External link

scmp Friday, September 22, 2017 3:19:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “I think the Communist Party emphasizes this sort of education, to try to control the thinking of party members and at the same time control a portion of the population who still have faith in the party, so they can support the leadership,” External link

reuters Friday, September 22, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "I think the Communist Party emphasises this sort of education, to try to control the thinking of party members and at the same time control a portion of the population who still have faith in the party, so they can support the leadership," External link

todayonline Friday, September 22, 2017 6:54:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “I think the Communist Party emphasises this sort of education, to try to control the thinking of party members and at the same time control a portion of the population who still have faith in the party, so they can support the leadership,” External link

reuters-in Friday, September 22, 2017 3:26:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "I think the Communist Party emphasizes this sort of education, to try to control the thinking of party members and at the same time control a portion of the population who still have faith in the party, so they can support the leadership," External link

thestar-my Friday, September 22, 2017 1:54:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “It is a triumph of morality,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, August 22, 2017 9:46:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "A lot of these people have already put down roots in this city, and it's not really possible for them to return to the countryside," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 11, 2017 2:09:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "A lot of these people have already put down roots in this city, and it's not really possible for them to return to the countryside," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 11, 2017 2:09:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "A lot of these people have already put down roots in this city, and it's not really possible for them to return to the countryside," External link

reuters-in Friday, August 11, 2017 1:55:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "A lot of these people have already put down roots in this city, and it's not really possible for them to return to the countryside," External link

reuters Friday, August 11, 2017 1:47:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The result was that the new president tended to be weaker than his predecessor,” “They might have chosen Xi because he seemed uncompetitive, but they were wrong” External link

scmp Friday, August 4, 2017 3:12:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Some officials are eager to defend themselves; some just cope with it,” “Some want to impress their boss before personnel reshuffles in the 19th Party’s Congress this autumn” External link

scmp Saturday, July 29, 2017 4:33:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The military as an interest group needs to expand themselves, they need the South China Sea conflict to build up the navy — at present the Chinese navy could not fight a war," External link

abc-au Monday, March 6, 2017 7:53:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The military as an interest group needs to expand themselves, they need the South China Sea conflict to build up the navy — at present the Chinese navy could not fight a war," External link

radioaustralianews Monday, March 6, 2017 10:33:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The military as an interest group needs to expand themselves, they need the South China Sea conflict to build up the navy — at present the Chinese navy could not fight a war," External link

abc-au Monday, March 6, 2017 7:21:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan says : "His biggest achievement has been the elimination of political rivals through the anti-corruption campaign," External link

cnbc Friday, March 3, 2017 2:52:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Deng Xiaoping ) : “Deng’s era was about reform and opening up, which is not exactly the current leader’s idea of governance. A high-profile commemoration would appear ‘out of tune’,” External link

scmp Sunday, February 19, 2017 6:37:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Cai is very likely to be the party chief of Beijing, considering how trusted he is,” “It was important to be placed on the waiting list for senior offices before the 19th party congress meeting” External link

scmp Wednesday, February 8, 2017 9:34:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Gestures and efforts to soothe workers mean a lot to social stability, which is a big matter for the party before the 19th party congress, a top-level power reshuffle,” External link

scmp Wednesday, February 8, 2017 1:31:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Bringing Xiao back to the mainland was a precautionary measure to prevent incidents like Guo’s from occurring again, because this kind of disclosure was too deadly [for the leadership],” External link

scmp Tuesday, February 7, 2017 5:53:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Bringing Xiao back to the mainland was a precautionary measure to prevent incidents like Guo’s from occurring again, because this kind of disclosure was too deadly [for the leadership],” External link

scmp Monday, February 6, 2017 7:16:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

ABCnews Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:29:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The new U.S. administration’s policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations,” External link

time Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:09:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The new U.S. administration’s policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations,” External link

680news Saturday, January 21, 2017 7:34:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The new U.S. administration’s policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 21, 2017 7:27:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

ABCnews Saturday, January 21, 2017 6:28:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

timescolonist Saturday, January 21, 2017 6:12:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

bostonherald Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:52:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

nzherald Saturday, January 21, 2017 11:33:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The new U.S. administration’s policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:54:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about President Trump ) : “The new U.S. administration’s policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations,” External link

therepublic Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:54:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

startribune Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:50:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

AP Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:20:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

ABCnews Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "In the past, the premier controlled the economy and the president controlled politics, but that no longer exists," External link

msn-uk Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:23:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “Xi’s speech says a lot about the considerations behind arresting the five people. It was about ‘political conspiracy’,” External link

scmp Monday, January 2, 2017 8:40:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Much like [former president] Hu Jintao during his time in Tibet, when he displayed a hardliner image to impress Deng Xiaoping, Hu [Chunhua] is going a similar route here,” External link

scmp Monday, January 2, 2017 8:24:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The party boss of Guangdong has been trained as the next leader so he needs to deliver a good performance or at least remain relevant in order to qualify for promotion,” External link

scmp Monday, January 2, 2017 8:24:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “I think the main purpose of emphasising anti-corruption is to use it as a way to intimidate senior cadres,” External link

scmp Thursday, December 29, 2016 4:37:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan says : “If that happens, social instability could come next,” “And if there is social-economic instability and turmoil, that could lead to domestic political crisis as well. They are all connected” External link

voanews Tuesday, December 20, 2016 8:10:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan adds : “However, based on his personality, characteristic ideological resolve,” External link

voanews Tuesday, December 20, 2016 8:10:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “I don’t think that he will overturn the ‘One China’ policy completely, and only recognize Taiwan and not the People’s Republic of China, but it is possible that he will elevate relations with Taiwan,” External link

voanews Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:57:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “On the whole, there are not many people in Xi’s camp and their loyalty is also debatable,” External link

scmp Monday, November 21, 2016 4:04:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He may find [technocrats and local officials] with no political affiliation more trustworthy,” External link

scmp Monday, November 21, 2016 4:04:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : "It's a retreat to stressing faith in Communism, going back to Chairman Mao's era of unified thinking and control," External link

economictimes Sunday, November 20, 2016 5:51:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The decision makers don't pay attention to history, neither do they learn from historical lessons. They use the kind of thinking that raised them to explain this largely different world today. They lag so far behind, that's why there is so much strange stuff. It looks like an absurd farce of looking back," External link

economictimes Sunday, November 20, 2016 5:51:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Eventually, such governance will suffocate innovation. Can you imagine any innovation when scientists have no access to Google?” External link

scmp Friday, November 18, 2016 5:26:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about China Institute ) : “China will continue to pursue a leadership role in global cyberspace governance,” External link

scmp Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan commented : “Only Lenin would use such greetings. Only those from secret societies would address each other that way. No modern political party would do this today,” External link

dailycaller Tuesday, November 15, 2016 12:33:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “It’s a retreat to stressing faith in Communism, going back to Chairman Mao’s era of unified thinking and control,” External link

scmp Sunday, November 13, 2016 5:56:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The decision makers don’t pay attention to history, neither do they learn from historical lessons,” “They use the kind of thinking that raised them to explain this largely different world today. They lag so far behind, that’s why there is so much strange stuff. It looks like an absurd farce of looking back” External link

scmp Sunday, November 13, 2016 5:56:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “If they do, Xi will be able to assign his cronies to key positions in the power reshuffle during the next party congress,” “If they refuse to do so, the scenario will certainly become more complicated” External link

scmp Saturday, October 29, 2016 4:52:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "Xi is fighting on his own on a rotten stage," External link

nzherald Friday, October 28, 2016 8:42:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “Xi is fighting on his own on a rotten stage,” External link

msn-uk Friday, October 28, 2016 2:03:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "It means Xi has the final veto power. It's the official crowning of his real power," "It also means the end of the last 'core', Jiang Zemin. There can't be two cores in the party" External link

cnbc Friday, October 28, 2016 9:22:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "It is still up in the air whether he will have the real authority as the core or if he is just powerful in name and not in reality," External link

JakartaPost Friday, October 28, 2016 9:01:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If troubles such as the slowing economy and social disintegration continue to grow, his responsibilities as the core will grow accordingly," External link

JakartaPost Friday, October 28, 2016 9:01:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Your relative power and authority are greater, everyone is deferring to you. But they will be watching to see if your leadership is good or bad," External link

todayonline Thursday, October 27, 2016 11:43:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "It is still up in the air whether he will have the real authority as the core or if he is just powerful in name and not in reality," External link

bostonherald Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:50:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If troubles such as the slowing economy and social disintegration continue to grow, his responsibilities as the core will grow accordingly," External link

bostonherald Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:50:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "It is still up in the air whether he will have the real authority as the core or if he is just powerful in name and not in reality," External link

wxow Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:17:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If troubles such as the slowing economy and social disintegration continue to grow, his responsibilities as the core will grow accordingly," External link

wxow Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:17:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “It is still up in the air whether he will have the real authority as the core or if he is just powerful in name and not in reality,” External link

therepublic Thursday, October 27, 2016 6:11:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “If troubles such as the slowing economy and social disintegration continue to grow, his responsibilities as the core will grow accordingly,” External link

therepublic Thursday, October 27, 2016 6:11:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "It is still up in the air whether he will have the real authority as the core or if he is just powerful in name and not in reality," External link

ABCnews Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:48:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If troubles such as the slowing economy and social disintegration continue to grow, his responsibilities as the core will grow accordingly," External link

ABCnews Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:48:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, October 26, 2016 1:18:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:43:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan says : "What worries the central [government] the most is that the institutional government machine has slowed down on its operation or even stopped running," "Many feel that no action leads to no mistakes or the more you do, there's more wrong" External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, October 25, 2016 8:03:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan says : “What worries the central [government] the most is that the institutional government machine has slowed down on its operation or even stopped running,” “Many feel that no action leads to no mistakes or the more you do, there’s more wrong” External link

voanews Monday, October 24, 2016 8:45:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

ABCnews Monday, October 24, 2016 5:31:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

nbcnews Monday, October 24, 2016 5:04:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The [meeting's] agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

JakartaPost Monday, October 24, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

nzherald Monday, October 24, 2016 11:46:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

miamiherald Monday, October 24, 2016 10:42:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

muscatinejournal Monday, October 24, 2016 10:03:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

wxow Monday, October 24, 2016 10:01:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

ABCnews Monday, October 24, 2016 9:57:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The (meeting’s) agenda … indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip,” “If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future” External link

therepublic Monday, October 24, 2016 9:45:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

timesdaily Monday, October 24, 2016 9:45:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

startribune Monday, October 24, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

AP Monday, October 24, 2016 9:24:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “It will be lucky for him if the new appointment paves the way for a safe political exit,” External link

scmp Monday, October 17, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Lu Wei ) : “The internet is considered the party’s main tool for frontline struggles … What Lu’s doing looks like a job for a semi-retired official,” External link

scmp Sunday, October 2, 2016 1:49:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Lu Wei ) : “It looks like they intentionally avoided him,” “Lu was a rising star before. The cadres might have a better idea of why he was removed from his original post” External link

scmp Sunday, October 2, 2016 1:49:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Li Hongzhong ) : “Li has a good chance of landing a Politburo membership next year according to his latest appointment,” External link

scmp Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Li Hongzhong ) : “Li has a good chance of landing a Politburo membership next year according to his latest appointment,” External link

scmp Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Huang Xinguo ) : “Huang didn’t lose his title in the aftermath of the Tianjin explosion, which showed there was some sort of ‘protective umbrella’ covering him,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, September 13, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Huang Xinguo ) : “Huang didn’t lose his title in the aftermath of the Tianjin explosion, which showed there was some sort of ‘protective umbrella’ covering him,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, September 12, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Huang Xinguo ) : “Huang didn’t lose his title in the aftermath of the Tianjin explosion, which showed there was some sort of ‘protective umbrella’ covering him,” External link

msn-uk Monday, September 12, 2016 1:45:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Huang didn’t lose his title in the aftermath of the Tianjin explosion, which showed there was some sort of ‘protective umbrella’ covering him,” External link

thanhniennews Monday, September 12, 2016 7:00:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “To some extent, this gold in women’s volleyball arrived just at the right time for Beijing,” External link

scmp Sunday, August 21, 2016 7:08:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, August 2, 2016 5:34:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

AP Tuesday, August 2, 2016 3:43:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, August 2, 2016 3:15:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, August 2, 2016 3:08:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:27:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

wxow Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:07:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not,” External link

time Tuesday, August 2, 2016 11:17:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:46:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:34:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Xi has frequently used such visits to strengthen his position,” External link

scmp Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:18:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “He has borrowed many of Mao’s practices,” External link

scmp Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:18:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Zhao Ziyang ) : “From the Chinese Communist Party’s point of view, Zhao Ziyang committed mistakes in 1989. He was accused of splitting the party and backing turmoil,” External link

reuters Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:51:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Zhou Yongkang ) : “It was the same with Zhou Yongkang,” “The fate of his relatives could be part of such a deal” External link

scmp Tuesday, July 5, 2016 7:14:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Ling Jihua ) : “It is obviously an acceptable deal for both Beijing and Ling as politically speaking he has been sentenced to death but still escaped capital punishment,” External link

scmp Monday, July 4, 2016 9:00:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Ling Jihua ) : “Judging from the verdict that Ling Jihua was only convicted of illegally obtaining state secrets rather than leaking them, Ling Wancheng may have helped save his brother’s life by securing those secrets at Beijing’s request,” External link

scmp Monday, July 4, 2016 9:00:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "He [Xi] may try to look powerful, but his power isn't unwavering given his gang of cadres is inexperienced, lacks clout and has offended many people," External link

globalsecurity Saturday, July 2, 2016 4:02:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "I think, such a high-profile speech has mainly manifested the Chinese Communist Party's lack of confidence in its own future. Hence, he [Xi] has to behave a condescending posture so that everyone would unite around him as the core," External link

globalsecurity Saturday, July 2, 2016 4:02:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “Xi may want to use the propaganda machine as well as his speech to disseminate his messages to the Chinese public that the party under his rule is capable of meeting all sorts of challenges both at home and abroad,” “But unfortunately, such distorted media campaigns, which rarely mention the [party’s] grave errors and countless man-made disasters, such as the Cultural Revolution and persistent power struggles, is too late to help ease widespread public dissatisfaction and disillusion” External link

scmp Friday, July 1, 2016 3:14:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Of course they’re trying the new media techniques to appeal to more people, but the ultimate goal is to avoid becoming completely irrelevant,” External link

scmp Friday, July 1, 2016 12:12:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “They believe such publications have greatly tarnished the image of the party, which they tried so hard to build over the past three years,” External link

scmp Friday, June 17, 2016 7:20:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “This is the last cry in utter helplessness. To petition on your knees, begging officials no longer works” External link

scmp Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:16:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “This has frustrated villagers – that’s why we see locals planning to take their grievances to the streets again,” External link

scmp Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:16:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Hu Chunhua ) : “This is a critical test for Hu’s career – can he keep the top leadership and the grassroots happy?” External link

scmp Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:16:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The only thing it can generate is either sarcasm or ridicule. In an information society it is impossible to control people’s minds with absolute authority,” “This is a very stupid approach … and may very well end up as a joke” External link

scmp Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:04:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "To a degree the report is paving the way for a trial that would turn Zhou into a political offender," External link

scmp Thursday, March 19, 2015 10:35:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "There are political offences in the Criminal Law, inciting the subversion of the state for instance," "But instead the top court used the vague term of 'unapproved political activities'. This falls into the category of party discipline, not law" External link

scmp Thursday, March 19, 2015 10:35:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The NPC and CPPCC are little more than two rubber stamps that 'approve' the top leaders' decisions," "It has … little practical influence on the top political conclave's decision-making" External link

scmp Tuesday, March 3, 2015 8:29:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Xi has 'moved the cheese' of almost all the cliques within the Communist Party except for the princelings - children of the revolutionaries. They are now the basis of his power," External link

scmp Saturday, February 14, 2015 5:07:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The cult around Xi was formed partly due to Xi’s personal background and partly because of the Chinese culture which embeds a worship of emperors or strongman leaders,” External link

thanhniennews Wednesday, February 11, 2015 6:06:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Now the Chinese communist party and the Kuomintang need to make use of each other for their own interests and political agenda,” “I think the Communist Party may extend an invitation to the Kuomintang in Taiwan [to attend the parade]. But it remains to be seen if the Kuomintang is willing to accept such an invitation” External link

latimes Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:32:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “After cleansing the Chinese military by sacking a couple of senior military officials, Xi wants to take complete control of the PLA in China,” “The Communist Party has always stressed that 'authority comes from guns.' To establish the Communist Party’s absolute control of the military is key to the party’s survival in China” External link

latimes Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:32:00 PM EAT



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Zhang Lifan said : “Whether this will be a release from the nightmare of June 4 or bring it back, we just have to wait and see,” External link

expressindia Thursday, December 1, 2022 1:38:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Whether this will be a release from the nightmare of June 4 or bring it back, we just have to wait and see,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, November 30, 2022 7:57:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about China Institute ) : "Hong Kong's capital and technology is not as important for China now as it was [30 years ago], now that it is rich and it is connected to the wider world," External link

globalsecurity Friday, April 24, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about China Institute ) : "Hong Kong's capital and technology is not as important for China now as it was [30 years ago], now that it is rich and it is connected to the wider world," External link

irishsun Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:26:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about China Institute ) : “Hong Kong’s capital and technology is not as important for China now as it was [30 years ago], now that it is rich and it is connected to the wider world,” External link

voanews Thursday, April 23, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Ren Zhiqiang ) : "Ren Zhiqiang's ideas may represent the views of a considerable number of officials within the system, as well as those of the princeling faction," External link

globalsecurity Friday, March 27, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “It’s time to ‘pick the peaches’ and prove to the world that China has effectively controlled the outbreak,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “It’s time to ‘pick the peaches’ and prove to the world that China has effectively controlled the outbreak,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "This epidemic can have a serious impact on the economy and employment, and economic turmoil could cause social turmoil, which could pose a crisis for the ruling party," External link

nbcnews Tuesday, February 18, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan added ( about Xi Jinping ) : "President Xi, just like Mao in the past, could use the crisis to put the party on an emergency or war footing and use it to further centralize power," "The crisis could benefit the strengthening of his powers, rather than weakening them" External link

nbcnews Tuesday, February 18, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "This epidemic can have a serious impact on the economy and employment, and economic turmoil could cause social turmoil, which could pose a crisis for the ruling party," External link

news-yahoo Monday, February 17, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan added : "President Xi, just like Mao in the past, could use the crisis to put the party on an emergency or war footing and use it to further centralize power," "The crisis could benefit the strengthening of his powers, rather than weakening them" External link

news-yahoo Monday, February 17, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "This epidemic can have a serious impact on the economy and employment, and economic turmoil could cause social turmoil, which could pose a crisis for the ruling party," External link

nbcnews Saturday, February 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan added : "President Xi, just like Mao in the past, could use the crisis to put the party on an emergency or war footing and use it to further centralize power," "The crisis could benefit the strengthening of his powers, rather than weakening them" External link

nbcnews Saturday, February 15, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "This epidemic can have a serious impact on the economy and employment, and economic turmoil could cause social turmoil, which could pose a crisis for the ruling party," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 15, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan added ( about Xi Jinping ) : "President Xi, just like Mao in the past, could use the crisis to put the party on an emergency or war footing and use it to further centralize power," "The crisis could benefit the strengthening of his powers, rather than weakening them" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, February 15, 2020 1:29:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "They only want to report good news, and tell us not to worry so that we receive positive energy," "The authorities haven't learned their lesson: they have instead violated the constitution, human rights, and even humanitarian principles" External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If the epidemic starts to spread through the capital, it will definitely have a negative impact on the Communist Party's status as the ruling party," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Once the epidemic started to get out of control, they started using blockades and cover-ups, which ultimately meant that the most vulnerable groups didn't get equal treatment [with other coronavirus patients]," "The enforced sealing of people's front doors such as we have seen in Hangzhou is actually just a form of detention in disguise," External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "There's no way they can have the parliamentary sessions, certainly not at the time they were originally scheduled for," "If they had the entire political elite ... converge on Beijing for these sessions, it could spread the virus even further" External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If the epidemic starts to spread through the capital, it will definitely have a negative impact on the Communist Party's status as the ruling party," External link

irishsun Tuesday, February 11, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Once the epidemic started to get out of control, they started using blockades and cover-ups, which ultimately meant that the most vulnerable groups didn't get equal treatment [with other coronavirus patients]," "The enforced sealing of people's front doors such as we have seen in Hangzhou is actually just a form of detention in disguise," External link

irishsun Tuesday, February 11, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "There's no way they can have the parliamentary sessions, certainly not at the time they were originally scheduled for," "If they had the entire political elite ... converge on Beijing for these sessions, it could spread the virus even further" External link

irishsun Tuesday, February 11, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He was an ordinary figure, but a symbol," External link

sentinelsource Friday, February 7, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The Chinese government has a long history of minimizing the seriousness and hiding facts around public safety,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : ”the public is fed up with dishonesty and lies. “The only difference between the Wuhan virus and SARS is that this time it was people within China, within the infected zone, that first came out to tell the public what was going on,” “That’s a result of developments in internet and telecommunications” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The Chinese government has a long history of minimizing the seriousness and hiding facts around public safety,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : ”the public is fed up with dishonesty and lies. “The only difference between the Wuhan virus and SARS is that this time it was people within China, within the infected zone, that first came out to tell the public what was going on,” “That’s a result of developments in internet and telecommunications” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The Chinese government has a long history of minimizing the seriousness and hiding facts around public safety,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The only difference between the Wuhan virus and SARS is that this time it was people within China, within the infected zone, that first came out to tell the public what was going on,” “That’s a result of developments in Internet and telecommunication. In the past we had no choice but to listen to what officials tried to convince us to believe in, but now we have more choices” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:00:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Frustrations have building the last seven years over growing repression of intellectuals and freedom of speech,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, December 9, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Li Peng ) : "Without the support of Li Peng, who once headed the government's hydro-electric power department, the Three Gorges Dam project wouldn't have had been launched so quickly. So, in this regard, Li should be held responsible [for the problematic project]," External link

globalsecurity Friday, July 26, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Li Peng ) : “Without the support of Li Peng, who once headed the government’s hydro-electric power department, the Three Gorges Dam project wouldn’t have had been launched so quickly. So, in this regard, Li should be held responsible [for the problematic project],” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Li Peng ) : “Without the support of Li Peng, who once headed the government’s hydro-electric power department, the Three Gorges Dam project wouldn’t have had been launched so quickly. So, in this regard, Li should be held responsible [for the problematic project],” External link

voanews Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:34:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Hong Kong has ) : “The anti-extradition protest in Hong Kong is pressuring the Communist Party,” “At a moment like this, it cannot be seen as ceding even one step on matters of stability maintenance or historical appraisals” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Hong Kong has ) : “The anti-extradition protest in Hong Kong is pressuring the Communist Party,” “At a moment like this, it cannot be seen as ceding even one step on matters of stability maintenance or historical appraisals” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, July 23, 2019 5:03:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government,” External link

tribtown Monday, July 22, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government,” External link

therepublic Monday, July 22, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, July 22, 2019 7:18:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government,” External link

ChinaPost Monday, July 22, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The problem is that it is not entirely up to the central government," External link

startribune Monday, July 22, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

northkoreatimes Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:49:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

wftv Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

actionnewsjax Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:34:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

kiro7 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:32:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

wsoctv Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:23:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:12:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : ''North Korea is a card for China to play,'' External link

koreatimes Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

fox13memphis Tuesday, June 18, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 17, 2019 8:45:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, June 17, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

dailynews Monday, June 17, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

seattlepi Monday, June 17, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

time Monday, June 17, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "North Korea is a card for China to play," "China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations" External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 17, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

TorontoStar Monday, June 17, 2019 7:45:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

marketwatch Monday, June 17, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “North Korea is a card for China to play,” “China may want to show off its relationship with North Korea and demonstrate its importance to U.S.-North Korean relations” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, June 17, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

nypost Tuesday, June 4, 2019 6:29:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:15:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

timesofindia Monday, June 3, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

nzherald Monday, June 3, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

manilatimes Monday, June 3, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

fox13memphis Monday, June 3, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

cleveland Monday, June 3, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

therepublic Monday, June 3, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

thehindu Monday, June 3, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

tribtown Monday, June 3, 2019 4:17:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, June 3, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 3, 2019 12:17:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

seattletimes Monday, June 3, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, June 3, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, June 3, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

seattletimes Monday, June 3, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

wsoctv Monday, June 3, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

wtsp Monday, June 3, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

13newsnow Monday, June 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

wusa9 Monday, June 3, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

wcnc Monday, June 3, 2019 8:15:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

khou Monday, June 3, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

krem Monday, June 3, 2019 7:59:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

news-yahoo Monday, June 3, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

12news Monday, June 3, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

12newsnow Monday, June 3, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

newswest9 Monday, June 3, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

kgw Monday, June 3, 2019 7:27:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history,” External link

680news Monday, June 3, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The June 4 incident changed the direction of Chinese history," External link

wftv Monday, June 3, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Everyone has personally felt a rise in prices,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, May 22, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Long March ) : “Normal people will have to bear the consequences of the Chinese trade war. There is no way to fight this, and the new Long March is not sustainable,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, May 22, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table,” External link

washtimes Monday, March 4, 2019 7:47:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

eagletribune Monday, March 4, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

eagletribune Monday, March 4, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

missoulian Monday, March 4, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

missoulian Monday, March 4, 2019 6:51:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

brownsvilleherald Monday, March 4, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

brownsvilleherald Monday, March 4, 2019 6:49:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

hjnews Monday, March 4, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

hjnews Monday, March 4, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, March 4, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, March 4, 2019 6:43:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Xi's power peaked at the time of the constitutional revision last year, but the centralization of power may not be as complete as he thinks," External link

muscatinejournal Monday, March 4, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "As more and more problems crop up, questions about his governing ability held in private will be placed on the table," External link

muscatinejournal Monday, March 4, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The trade war might not end this year, and even if it does, the structural changes to China’s economy [demanded by the US] would pose a challenge to the Communist Party,” “And [even those changes] won’t be enough to end the long-term confrontation and the fact that US considers China a rival” External link

scmp Friday, January 25, 2019 5:45:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The trade war might not end this year, and even if it does, the structural changes to China’s economy [demanded by the US] would pose a challenge to the Communist Party,” “And [even those changes] won’t be enough to end the long-term confrontation and the fact that US considers China a rival” External link

scmp Thursday, January 24, 2019 9:33:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan told : “I think this means the power struggle [between factions’ could gradually become more intense,” External link

theepochtimes Friday, January 18, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “If he had stayed a reporter, he might not have become a high-ranking official,” External link

nytimes Monday, December 24, 2018 12:41:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Wednesday, December 19, 2018 7:15:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

bworldcom Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:54:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:09:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

businessday Tuesday, December 18, 2018 9:05:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Externally there is the China-US trade war,” External link

scmp Tuesday, December 18, 2018 7:27:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

bdnews24 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 2:53:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, December 18, 2018 2:39:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, December 18, 2018 2:09:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, December 18, 2018 2:02:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, December 18, 2018 1:58:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, December 18, 2018 11:37:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:53:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "He is talking about the need for a strong government, big and powerful state-owned enterprises and large-scale investment. It seems his thinking on this has not changed," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:09:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “Given the many questions over the current state of affairs as a result of Xi’s governance, stressing the victory on his signature project might be a way to affirm his governing ability,” External link

scmp Friday, December 14, 2018 12:20:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

economictimes Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:24:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:51:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

680news Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:25:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, December 12, 2018 4:56:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, December 12, 2018 3:22:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

eagletribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:26:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

tribtown Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:25:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:22:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:14:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:04:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, December 12, 2018 1:02:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

wral Wednesday, December 12, 2018 12:52:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "upgraded a legal matter to one of foreign relations, even of military confrontation, and that is not very wise," External link

startribune Wednesday, December 12, 2018 12:27:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Every civilized country allows citizens to settle in different parts of the nation,” External link

asianews-en Monday, December 11, 2017 3:57:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “When they saw that the migrants had been evicted, they realized that similar tragedies could have happened to them,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:58:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “This is a big concern because it is related to the stability of Beijing society, if they[the government] try to push [development of the city] in a rush, social problems will emerge,” External link

scmp Sunday, November 26, 2017 3:25:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “We’re now in a new round of the god-creation movement, similar to the Mao era,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:18:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “During the Mao era, many people believed in Mao from the bottom of their hearts,” “But now, this is mainly for effect, to show the leaders their loyalty and protect themselves. It is more of a performance” External link

therepublic Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:18:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “We’re now in a new round of the god-creation movement, similar to the Mao era,” External link

680news Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:20:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “During the Mao era, many people believed in Mao from the bottom of their hearts,” “But now, this is mainly for effect, to show the leaders their loyalty and protect themselves. It is more of a performance” External link

680news Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:20:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The elder leaders were anxious about their age,” “The generation of princelings are more confident of their power. They may care less about appearance” External link

scmp Saturday, November 4, 2017 5:25:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "The status quo of coexistence between Xi allies and various factions at the top level will remain in place," External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 26, 2017 5:02:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

GulfDailyNews Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:55:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

itv Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:15:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “The status quo of coexistence between Xi allies and various factions at the top level will remain in place,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:17:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "This is Xi's era - and it's an era he has created for himself," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:12:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

messenger-inquirer Wednesday, October 25, 2017 7:16:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "This is Xi's era - and it's an era he has created for himself," External link

nzherald Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:25:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “Only Mao’s name was enshrined in the party ideology while he was still alive,” External link

news_com_au Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:17:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

bostonherald Wednesday, October 25, 2017 12:19:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:11:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “The charter revision reflects that power is more concentrated in Xi,” External link

scmp Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:58:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:07:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, October 24, 2017 3:13:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 24, 2017 1:13:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

denverpost Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:32:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:21:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:58:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

680news Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:38:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:19:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:44:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

680news Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:38:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:08:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "In every sense, the Xi Jinping era has begun in earnest," External link

siouxcityjournal Tuesday, October 24, 2017 8:51:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Putting the loudspeaker system back means the party wants to impose its own will on people, no matter if they want to listen or not," External link

latimes Monday, October 23, 2017 3:28:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan says : "The party's theories lack vitality and innovation," External link

smh Friday, October 20, 2017 8:13:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "He will most likely stay on in some form, maintaining a position of power. He's important to Xi," External link

timesofoman Wednesday, October 11, 2017 5:21:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “He will most likely stay on in some form, maintaining a position of power. He’s important to Xi,” External link

reuters Wednesday, October 11, 2017 10:23:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “He will most likely stay on in some form, maintaining a position of power. He’s important to Xi,” External link

reuters-in Wednesday, October 11, 2017 9:56:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Rejecting such rules will not only affect Sun, but also Hu Chunhua,” “Hu Chunhua’s political future will not be easy” External link

scmp Sunday, October 1, 2017 5:29:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Entrepreneurs are losing confidence in the business environment in China, as we can see from the recent capital exodus,” External link

scmp Tuesday, September 26, 2017 5:15:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He must have had a reason to meet Bannon, and the topic doesn’t seem relevant to his current job,” “It’s possible his political career will be extended, though maybe in a different area” External link

scmp Friday, September 22, 2017 3:19:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “I think the Communist Party emphasizes this sort of education, to try to control the thinking of party members and at the same time control a portion of the population who still have faith in the party, so they can support the leadership,” External link

reuters Friday, September 22, 2017 8:37:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "I think the Communist Party emphasises this sort of education, to try to control the thinking of party members and at the same time control a portion of the population who still have faith in the party, so they can support the leadership," External link

todayonline Friday, September 22, 2017 6:54:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “I think the Communist Party emphasises this sort of education, to try to control the thinking of party members and at the same time control a portion of the population who still have faith in the party, so they can support the leadership,” External link

reuters-in Friday, September 22, 2017 3:26:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "I think the Communist Party emphasizes this sort of education, to try to control the thinking of party members and at the same time control a portion of the population who still have faith in the party, so they can support the leadership," External link

thestar-my Friday, September 22, 2017 1:54:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “It is a triumph of morality,” External link

taipeitimes Tuesday, August 22, 2017 9:46:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "A lot of these people have already put down roots in this city, and it's not really possible for them to return to the countryside," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 11, 2017 2:09:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "A lot of these people have already put down roots in this city, and it's not really possible for them to return to the countryside," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 11, 2017 2:09:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "A lot of these people have already put down roots in this city, and it's not really possible for them to return to the countryside," External link

reuters-in Friday, August 11, 2017 1:55:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "A lot of these people have already put down roots in this city, and it's not really possible for them to return to the countryside," External link

reuters Friday, August 11, 2017 1:47:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The result was that the new president tended to be weaker than his predecessor,” “They might have chosen Xi because he seemed uncompetitive, but they were wrong” External link

scmp Friday, August 4, 2017 3:12:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Some officials are eager to defend themselves; some just cope with it,” “Some want to impress their boss before personnel reshuffles in the 19th Party’s Congress this autumn” External link

scmp Saturday, July 29, 2017 4:33:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The military as an interest group needs to expand themselves, they need the South China Sea conflict to build up the navy — at present the Chinese navy could not fight a war," External link

abc-au Monday, March 6, 2017 7:53:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The military as an interest group needs to expand themselves, they need the South China Sea conflict to build up the navy — at present the Chinese navy could not fight a war," External link

radioaustralianews Monday, March 6, 2017 10:33:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The military as an interest group needs to expand themselves, they need the South China Sea conflict to build up the navy — at present the Chinese navy could not fight a war," External link

abc-au Monday, March 6, 2017 7:21:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan says : "His biggest achievement has been the elimination of political rivals through the anti-corruption campaign," External link

cnbc Friday, March 3, 2017 2:52:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Deng Xiaoping ) : “Deng’s era was about reform and opening up, which is not exactly the current leader’s idea of governance. A high-profile commemoration would appear ‘out of tune’,” External link

scmp Sunday, February 19, 2017 6:37:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Cai is very likely to be the party chief of Beijing, considering how trusted he is,” “It was important to be placed on the waiting list for senior offices before the 19th party congress meeting” External link

scmp Wednesday, February 8, 2017 9:34:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Gestures and efforts to soothe workers mean a lot to social stability, which is a big matter for the party before the 19th party congress, a top-level power reshuffle,” External link

scmp Wednesday, February 8, 2017 1:31:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Bringing Xiao back to the mainland was a precautionary measure to prevent incidents like Guo’s from occurring again, because this kind of disclosure was too deadly [for the leadership],” External link

scmp Tuesday, February 7, 2017 5:53:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Bringing Xiao back to the mainland was a precautionary measure to prevent incidents like Guo’s from occurring again, because this kind of disclosure was too deadly [for the leadership],” External link

scmp Monday, February 6, 2017 7:16:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

ABCnews Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:29:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The new U.S. administration’s policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations,” External link

time Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:09:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The new U.S. administration’s policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations,” External link

680news Saturday, January 21, 2017 7:34:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The new U.S. administration’s policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations,” External link

expressindia Saturday, January 21, 2017 7:27:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

ABCnews Saturday, January 21, 2017 6:28:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

timescolonist Saturday, January 21, 2017 6:12:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

bostonherald Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:52:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

nzherald Saturday, January 21, 2017 11:33:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The new U.S. administration’s policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:54:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about President Trump ) : “The new U.S. administration’s policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations,” External link

therepublic Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:54:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

startribune Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:50:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

AP Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:20:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The new U.S. administration's policy toward China is not clear now. In my view, Trump will deal with China like a businessman, especially on trade negotiations," External link

ABCnews Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "In the past, the premier controlled the economy and the president controlled politics, but that no longer exists," External link

msn-uk Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:23:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “Xi’s speech says a lot about the considerations behind arresting the five people. It was about ‘political conspiracy’,” External link

scmp Monday, January 2, 2017 8:40:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Much like [former president] Hu Jintao during his time in Tibet, when he displayed a hardliner image to impress Deng Xiaoping, Hu [Chunhua] is going a similar route here,” External link

scmp Monday, January 2, 2017 8:24:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The party boss of Guangdong has been trained as the next leader so he needs to deliver a good performance or at least remain relevant in order to qualify for promotion,” External link

scmp Monday, January 2, 2017 8:24:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “I think the main purpose of emphasising anti-corruption is to use it as a way to intimidate senior cadres,” External link

scmp Thursday, December 29, 2016 4:37:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan says : “If that happens, social instability could come next,” “And if there is social-economic instability and turmoil, that could lead to domestic political crisis as well. They are all connected” External link

voanews Tuesday, December 20, 2016 8:10:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan adds : “However, based on his personality, characteristic ideological resolve,” External link

voanews Tuesday, December 20, 2016 8:10:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “I don’t think that he will overturn the ‘One China’ policy completely, and only recognize Taiwan and not the People’s Republic of China, but it is possible that he will elevate relations with Taiwan,” External link

voanews Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:57:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “On the whole, there are not many people in Xi’s camp and their loyalty is also debatable,” External link

scmp Monday, November 21, 2016 4:04:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “He may find [technocrats and local officials] with no political affiliation more trustworthy,” External link

scmp Monday, November 21, 2016 4:04:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : "It's a retreat to stressing faith in Communism, going back to Chairman Mao's era of unified thinking and control," External link

economictimes Sunday, November 20, 2016 5:51:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The decision makers don't pay attention to history, neither do they learn from historical lessons. They use the kind of thinking that raised them to explain this largely different world today. They lag so far behind, that's why there is so much strange stuff. It looks like an absurd farce of looking back," External link

economictimes Sunday, November 20, 2016 5:51:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Eventually, such governance will suffocate innovation. Can you imagine any innovation when scientists have no access to Google?” External link

scmp Friday, November 18, 2016 5:26:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about China Institute ) : “China will continue to pursue a leadership role in global cyberspace governance,” External link

scmp Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan commented : “Only Lenin would use such greetings. Only those from secret societies would address each other that way. No modern political party would do this today,” External link

dailycaller Tuesday, November 15, 2016 12:33:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “It’s a retreat to stressing faith in Communism, going back to Chairman Mao’s era of unified thinking and control,” External link

scmp Sunday, November 13, 2016 5:56:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The decision makers don’t pay attention to history, neither do they learn from historical lessons,” “They use the kind of thinking that raised them to explain this largely different world today. They lag so far behind, that’s why there is so much strange stuff. It looks like an absurd farce of looking back” External link

scmp Sunday, November 13, 2016 5:56:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “If they do, Xi will be able to assign his cronies to key positions in the power reshuffle during the next party congress,” “If they refuse to do so, the scenario will certainly become more complicated” External link

scmp Saturday, October 29, 2016 4:52:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "Xi is fighting on his own on a rotten stage," External link

nzherald Friday, October 28, 2016 8:42:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “Xi is fighting on his own on a rotten stage,” External link

msn-uk Friday, October 28, 2016 2:03:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "It means Xi has the final veto power. It's the official crowning of his real power," "It also means the end of the last 'core', Jiang Zemin. There can't be two cores in the party" External link

cnbc Friday, October 28, 2016 9:22:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "It is still up in the air whether he will have the real authority as the core or if he is just powerful in name and not in reality," External link

JakartaPost Friday, October 28, 2016 9:01:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If troubles such as the slowing economy and social disintegration continue to grow, his responsibilities as the core will grow accordingly," External link

JakartaPost Friday, October 28, 2016 9:01:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Your relative power and authority are greater, everyone is deferring to you. But they will be watching to see if your leadership is good or bad," External link

todayonline Thursday, October 27, 2016 11:43:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "It is still up in the air whether he will have the real authority as the core or if he is just powerful in name and not in reality," External link

bostonherald Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:50:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If troubles such as the slowing economy and social disintegration continue to grow, his responsibilities as the core will grow accordingly," External link

bostonherald Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:50:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "It is still up in the air whether he will have the real authority as the core or if he is just powerful in name and not in reality," External link

wxow Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:17:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If troubles such as the slowing economy and social disintegration continue to grow, his responsibilities as the core will grow accordingly," External link

wxow Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:17:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “It is still up in the air whether he will have the real authority as the core or if he is just powerful in name and not in reality,” External link

therepublic Thursday, October 27, 2016 6:11:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “If troubles such as the slowing economy and social disintegration continue to grow, his responsibilities as the core will grow accordingly,” External link

therepublic Thursday, October 27, 2016 6:11:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "It is still up in the air whether he will have the real authority as the core or if he is just powerful in name and not in reality," External link

ABCnews Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:48:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "If troubles such as the slowing economy and social disintegration continue to grow, his responsibilities as the core will grow accordingly," External link

ABCnews Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:48:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, October 26, 2016 1:18:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:43:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan says : "What worries the central [government] the most is that the institutional government machine has slowed down on its operation or even stopped running," "Many feel that no action leads to no mistakes or the more you do, there's more wrong" External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, October 25, 2016 8:03:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan says : “What worries the central [government] the most is that the institutional government machine has slowed down on its operation or even stopped running,” “Many feel that no action leads to no mistakes or the more you do, there’s more wrong” External link

voanews Monday, October 24, 2016 8:45:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

ABCnews Monday, October 24, 2016 5:31:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

nbcnews Monday, October 24, 2016 5:04:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The [meeting's] agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

JakartaPost Monday, October 24, 2016 1:17:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

nzherald Monday, October 24, 2016 11:46:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

miamiherald Monday, October 24, 2016 10:42:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

muscatinejournal Monday, October 24, 2016 10:03:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

wxow Monday, October 24, 2016 10:01:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

ABCnews Monday, October 24, 2016 9:57:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The (meeting’s) agenda … indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip,” “If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future” External link

therepublic Monday, October 24, 2016 9:45:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

timesdaily Monday, October 24, 2016 9:45:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

startribune Monday, October 24, 2016 9:26:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The (meeting's) agenda ... indicates that resistance within the system is persistent and the leader needs to crack the whip," "If he fails to get it done now, it will be even harder to achieve in future" External link

AP Monday, October 24, 2016 9:24:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “It will be lucky for him if the new appointment paves the way for a safe political exit,” External link

scmp Monday, October 17, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Lu Wei ) : “The internet is considered the party’s main tool for frontline struggles … What Lu’s doing looks like a job for a semi-retired official,” External link

scmp Sunday, October 2, 2016 1:49:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Lu Wei ) : “It looks like they intentionally avoided him,” “Lu was a rising star before. The cadres might have a better idea of why he was removed from his original post” External link

scmp Sunday, October 2, 2016 1:49:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Li Hongzhong ) : “Li has a good chance of landing a Politburo membership next year according to his latest appointment,” External link

scmp Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:00:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Li Hongzhong ) : “Li has a good chance of landing a Politburo membership next year according to his latest appointment,” External link

scmp Tuesday, September 13, 2016 9:24:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Huang Xinguo ) : “Huang didn’t lose his title in the aftermath of the Tianjin explosion, which showed there was some sort of ‘protective umbrella’ covering him,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, September 13, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Huang Xinguo ) : “Huang didn’t lose his title in the aftermath of the Tianjin explosion, which showed there was some sort of ‘protective umbrella’ covering him,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, September 12, 2016 8:56:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Huang Xinguo ) : “Huang didn’t lose his title in the aftermath of the Tianjin explosion, which showed there was some sort of ‘protective umbrella’ covering him,” External link

msn-uk Monday, September 12, 2016 1:45:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Huang didn’t lose his title in the aftermath of the Tianjin explosion, which showed there was some sort of ‘protective umbrella’ covering him,” External link

thanhniennews Monday, September 12, 2016 7:00:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “To some extent, this gold in women’s volleyball arrived just at the right time for Beijing,” External link

scmp Sunday, August 21, 2016 7:08:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, August 2, 2016 5:34:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

AP Tuesday, August 2, 2016 3:43:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, August 2, 2016 3:15:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, August 2, 2016 3:08:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

ahram-EN Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:27:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

wxow Tuesday, August 2, 2016 12:07:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not,” External link

time Tuesday, August 2, 2016 11:17:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not," External link

ABCnews Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:46:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The point is not that whether you committed any crime, but whether you obeyed or not,” External link

therepublic Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:34:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Xi has frequently used such visits to strengthen his position,” External link

scmp Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:18:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Mao Zedong ) : “He has borrowed many of Mao’s practices,” External link

scmp Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:18:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Zhao Ziyang ) : “From the Chinese Communist Party’s point of view, Zhao Ziyang committed mistakes in 1989. He was accused of splitting the party and backing turmoil,” External link

reuters Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:51:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Zhou Yongkang ) : “It was the same with Zhou Yongkang,” “The fate of his relatives could be part of such a deal” External link

scmp Tuesday, July 5, 2016 7:14:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Ling Jihua ) : “It is obviously an acceptable deal for both Beijing and Ling as politically speaking he has been sentenced to death but still escaped capital punishment,” External link

scmp Monday, July 4, 2016 9:00:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Ling Jihua ) : “Judging from the verdict that Ling Jihua was only convicted of illegally obtaining state secrets rather than leaking them, Ling Wancheng may have helped save his brother’s life by securing those secrets at Beijing’s request,” External link

scmp Monday, July 4, 2016 9:00:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "He [Xi] may try to look powerful, but his power isn't unwavering given his gang of cadres is inexperienced, lacks clout and has offended many people," External link

globalsecurity Saturday, July 2, 2016 4:02:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "I think, such a high-profile speech has mainly manifested the Chinese Communist Party's lack of confidence in its own future. Hence, he [Xi] has to behave a condescending posture so that everyone would unite around him as the core," External link

globalsecurity Saturday, July 2, 2016 4:02:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “Xi may want to use the propaganda machine as well as his speech to disseminate his messages to the Chinese public that the party under his rule is capable of meeting all sorts of challenges both at home and abroad,” “But unfortunately, such distorted media campaigns, which rarely mention the [party’s] grave errors and countless man-made disasters, such as the Cultural Revolution and persistent power struggles, is too late to help ease widespread public dissatisfaction and disillusion” External link

scmp Friday, July 1, 2016 3:14:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Of course they’re trying the new media techniques to appeal to more people, but the ultimate goal is to avoid becoming completely irrelevant,” External link

scmp Friday, July 1, 2016 12:12:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “They believe such publications have greatly tarnished the image of the party, which they tried so hard to build over the past three years,” External link

scmp Friday, June 17, 2016 7:20:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “This is the last cry in utter helplessness. To petition on your knees, begging officials no longer works” External link

scmp Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:16:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “This has frustrated villagers – that’s why we see locals planning to take their grievances to the streets again,” External link

scmp Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:16:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Hu Chunhua ) : “This is a critical test for Hu’s career – can he keep the top leadership and the grassroots happy?” External link

scmp Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:16:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The only thing it can generate is either sarcasm or ridicule. In an information society it is impossible to control people’s minds with absolute authority,” “This is a very stupid approach … and may very well end up as a joke” External link

scmp Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:04:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "To a degree the report is paving the way for a trial that would turn Zhou into a political offender," External link

scmp Thursday, March 19, 2015 10:35:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "There are political offences in the Criminal Law, inciting the subversion of the state for instance," "But instead the top court used the vague term of 'unapproved political activities'. This falls into the category of party discipline, not law" External link

scmp Thursday, March 19, 2015 10:35:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "The NPC and CPPCC are little more than two rubber stamps that 'approve' the top leaders' decisions," "It has … little practical influence on the top political conclave's decision-making" External link

scmp Tuesday, March 3, 2015 8:29:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : "Xi has 'moved the cheese' of almost all the cliques within the Communist Party except for the princelings - children of the revolutionaries. They are now the basis of his power," External link

scmp Saturday, February 14, 2015 5:07:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “The cult around Xi was formed partly due to Xi’s personal background and partly because of the Chinese culture which embeds a worship of emperors or strongman leaders,” External link

thanhniennews Wednesday, February 11, 2015 6:06:00 AM EAT

Zhang Lifan said : “Now the Chinese communist party and the Kuomintang need to make use of each other for their own interests and political agenda,” “I think the Communist Party may extend an invitation to the Kuomintang in Taiwan [to attend the parade]. But it remains to be seen if the Kuomintang is willing to accept such an invitation” External link

latimes Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:32:00 PM EAT

Zhang Lifan said ( about Xi Jinping ) : “After cleansing the Chinese military by sacking a couple of senior military officials, Xi wants to take complete control of the PLA in China,” “The Communist Party has always stressed that 'authority comes from guns.' To establish the Communist Party’s absolute control of the military is key to the party’s survival in China” External link

latimes Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:32:00 PM EAT



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historian27.48%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
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politologue0.32%FR10/17/201717/10/2017
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historien0.96%FR10/24/201624/10/2016
prominent historian0.32%EN07/28/201628/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Zhang LifanEN67.55%
Zhang LifanFR16.94%
Zhang LifanPT15.51%


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