People disappearing from the streets. That can happen anywhere. heard of the CIA? KGB? Mossad?
Freedom of expression and information - Edward Snowden. Sheltered in Hong Kong and then released by the Chinese. Of course, there are political brownie points. Rumors had it that CIA was ready to intercept. So what is exactly freedom of expression and information?
Food safety. I agree. It is shit. But there are opportunities to improve.
Given that there is a lot of things wrong with China, there are also a lot of things right with China. No country is perfect.
Things can change in a moment - get a good administrator in and the country progresses. Get a shitty one and the country turns into crap.