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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Draft Law: Foreign NGOs Can Open Offices with Approval

The Foreign NGO Management Law has undergone a second reading by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, and will now be reviewed and revised before the third reading. The new draft contains a significant change from the first draft, which said that foreign NGOs were not permitted to open local offices in China under any circumstances. In the new reading,

May 6, 2015 1:56 PM

New Limits on Official Families’ Business Dealings

In the latest missive in the war on corruption, officials in Shanghai have issued new regulations limiting the business opportunities of some relatives of officials. The regulations come after a series of exposés by English-language media of the business dealings of China’s political elite—including a recent New York Times investigation into the political connections

May 5, 2015 10:29 PM

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