Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
Connect with josh rudolph: Email | Twitter

China is Brewing Wine From Tiger Bones

After a Chinese delegate admitted that Beijing allows a trade in skins from captive tigers at a CITES meeting in Geneva last week—saying “we don’t ban trade in tiger skins but we do ban trade in tiger bones,”—a report from the Daily Beast looks at China’s black market for medicinal tiger bone tincture and the loophole that allows it to thrive: Li

July 22, 2014 7:06 PM

China’s Next Water Project Uproots Over 330,000

Originally thought up by Mao Zedong in the 50s and given Beijing’s go-ahead in 2001, the South-to-North Water Diversion Project had run a bill of $79 billion as of January, making it one of the world’s most expensive civil engineering projects. The ambitious three-phase project aims to divert trillions of gallons of water each year from the Yangtze River to 

July 22, 2014 3:08 PM

Most Recent Entries

Page 1 of 1312345...10...Last »