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.
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In China, More Girls Are on the Way

Bloomberg Businessweek reports on various studies showing that China’s skewed gender ratio, a combined product of the traditional favoring of male babies and the one-child policy, is becoming more balanced as education rates rise and more people move away from agrarian lifestyles: China’s preference for male babies appears finally to have peaked. Official

August 1, 2014 3:29 PM

More Violence and Veiled Resistance In Xinjiang

The AP reports that nine suspected terrorists were shot dead near Hotan, Xinjiang on Friday after a standoff with police. This comes after a deadly incident in nearby Shache (Yarkant) on Monday—the details of which are in dispute, with reporters barred from the scene—and the murder of a controversial state-appointed Muslim leader at a mosque in Kashgar

August 1, 2014 1:03 PM

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