Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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Photo: 7am behind Qianmen, by Jens Schott Knudsen

7am behind Qianmen

August 30, 2015 8:02 PM

23 People Investigated for Tianjin Blasts

Twenty-three people have been detained or brought in for questioning over the massive explosion at a chemical warehouse in the Tianjin port two weeks ago that killed at least 145 people. According to Xinhua, 11 officials and 12 employees of Rui Hai International Logistics, which owned the warehouse, have been detained on suspicion of “dereliction of duty,” “abuse

August 27, 2015 12:52 PM

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