Author: Cindy

Cindy is currently an undergraduate studying political science and Asian studies at UC Berkeley. She is primarily interested in Chinese political reform, social justice, particularly issues of poverty and inequality, as well as philosophy.
Connect with Cindy: Email

Premier Li: Don’t Worry About China Slowdown

In his keynote address at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang reassured investors and business leaders that China’s economic slowdown, which dropped to a growth rate of 7.4% for 2014, is not a cause for concern. At Bloomberg News, Malcolm Scott and James Mayger report: While the economy will still face large downward pressures

January 23, 2015 6:34 PM

China Gender Imbalance ‘Most Serious’ in the World

China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission announced on Wednesday that the country is suffering from a “serious” and “prolonged” gender imbalance between male and female newborns. Sui-Lee Wee at Reuters reports: Like most Asian nations, China has a traditional bias for sons. Many families abort female foetuses and abandon baby

January 23, 2015 12:32 AM

Most Recent Entries

Page 1 of 612345...Last »