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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Paul Mooney Exit Interview

The China Story interviews Paul Mooney, who was recently denied a visa to work as a journalist in China after living there for more than 20 years, about his life and work: On his favorite memory I’d done a story on disabled people in China in 2008 and got to know Xi Fu 希福, who was handicapped as a child, but who became an excellent foot painter and modern dancer. I met him in the Jianwai

January 3, 2014 12:10 AM

Massive Drug Bust Nets 3 Tons of Methamphetamine

A massive police raid in Boshe Village in Lufeng City, Guangdong uncovered three tons of methamphetamine and resulted in the arrest of 182 people who were allegedly involved in 18 different drug rings, according to AP. The raid involved 3,000 police officers in helicopters and speedboats, but no injuries or deaths were reported: Security forces surrounded and then entered the village

January 2, 2014 11:34 PM

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