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The Chinese Used to Think Pandas Were Monsters

At Foreign Policy, Alexa Olesen describes the shift in Chinese views of pandas from metal-eating monsters to national treasures. China’s ...
October 23, 2014 10:32 PM

China Pollution Levels Hit 20 Times Safe Limit

As heavy-smog season 2014-2015 begins in China, AFP reports that PM2.5 readings in Hebei province have reached 500 micrograms per cubic meter ...
October 10, 2014 3:43 PM

Is China Still a ‘Developing’ Country?

After Barack Obama called on China to join in leading the world in carbon reduction at the UN Climate Summit earlier this week (a meeting of world ...
September 25, 2014 4:17 PM