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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Xi Jinping: House of Cards, Mojitos, & Chinese Dreams

On Tuesday in Seattle, President Xi Jinping delivered a policy speech to an elite group of business leaders, in which he presented a positive spin on a number of thorny issues facing the two countries; he vowed to work with the U.S. to fight cybercrime, and said that after a period of instability, the Chinese stock market “has reached the phase of self-recovery, and self-adjustment.”

September 23, 2015 5:01 PM

Fanya Metals Exchange Investors Protest in Beijing

Investors angered by frozen assets in the Kunming-based Fanya Metals Exchange rallied outside the China Securities Regulatory Commission in Beijing, saying they had been cheated out of their savings. From AFP: Several dozen investors – surrounded by police – stood outside the office of China’s top anti-graft agency complaining they were tricked by the Fanya

September 22, 2015 1:59 PM

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