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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Beijing Seeks to Soothe Train Jitters

Three days after the deadly derailment of a high-speed train in Wenzhou, public anger is intensifying as people are not satisfied with the government’s response. From the Wall Street Journal: Few new details emerged Monday on causes of the deadly collision, which sent four train cars plunging off a roughly 50-foot bridge and derailed two others. China’s Railways Ministry

July 26, 2011 7:39 PM

Photo: An elderly Peking Opera enthusiast prepares to sing at a local tea house in Guangxi, by imvern

An elderly Peking Opera enthusiast prepares to sing at a local tea house in Guangxi, by imvern

July 26, 2011 6:27 PM

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