Most Popular Essays of 2016 on CDT Chinese

Below is a list of the most popular essays archived by CDT Chinese in 2016. Many of the most popular Chinese-language posts also provided the source material that become some of our...

How China’s Liberals and Students Feel About Trump...

Like many around the world who are coming to grips with a Trump presidency, ordinary Chinese are also trying to make sense of the events taking place across the Pacific. At The Washington...

Liaoning Governor Confirms Reports of Falsified Data...

The governor of Liaoning Province acknowledged this week that his government had inflated economic growth statistics between 2011-2014, a rare admission in a country where official...

Wang Jiuliang: Ghost Towns and Shattered Land

Photographer Wang Jiuliang uncovers the monumental waste created by development and progress. In his 2010 documentary “Beijing Besieged by Waste,” Wang exposed...

Ministry of Truth: Handle Trump Carefully

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted...

Minitrue: Amend Headlines on Smog Forecast Request

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted...