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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Key Section of Water Diversion Project Opens

After a decade of construction, the middle route of China’s South-to-North Water Diversion Project began sending water towards Beijing on Friday. The three-phase project aims to deliver trillions of gallons of water each year from the Yangtze River thousands of kilometers northward to the arid, industrialized, and rapidly desertifying north. Supposedly 

December 12, 2014 5:09 PM

China is Said to Have Freed Jailed Uyghur Linguist

After to raising funds to open Uyghur-language schools in Xinjiang last year, linguist and poet Abduweli Ayup was detained and sentenced to eighteen months in prison for “illegal fundraising.” At the New York Times, Andrew Jacobs cites Radio Free Asia to report that the linguist has been released from prison early: The linguist, Abduweli Ayup, who spent two years

December 12, 2014 1:31 PM

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