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Yu Jianrong: The Sadness Behind the Scenery

Yu Jianrong—bold rural sociologist at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, starter of a viral Weibo campaign that reunited kidnapped children ...
November 30, 2015 4:03 PM

Struggling to Preserve “Fading” Tibetan Language

The New York Times’ Edward Wong reports on the erosion of Tibetan language by official policy on one hand and economic pressures on the other: ...
November 30, 2015 1:37 PM

Rights and Robots in Chinese Manufacturing

Kyodo reports allegations of continuing labor abuses at four Chinese factories supplying Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo: Four clothing ...
November 29, 2015 8:11 PM