Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the CDT translation coordinator. She earned her masters in Chinese literature and folklore from The Ohio State University and in ethnomusicology from the University of Cambridge. She has contributed to Foreign Policy, The China Beat, and the Cairo Review of Global Affairs.
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Praise and Peril for Online Whistleblowers

Song Lin was, until Thursday, the chairman of China Resources, a conglomerate operating in China and Hong Kong. The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection has since announced that Song is being investigated for corruption. On Tuesday, Wang Wenzhi, a reporter for a newspaper owned by Xinhua, posted to Weibo a photo of Song and his alleged mistress, who apparently helped Song

April 18, 2014 7:51 PM

Name of the Week: Blackboard Fox

黑板狐 (Hēibǎn Hú): Blackboard Fox Hu Jintao, president of the People’s Republic of China 2002-2012. “Fox”(狐 hú) sounds the same as the surname Hu (胡 Hú). Hu Jintao earned this nickname in 2010 while visiting earthquake victims in Yushu County, Qinghai. Hu entered a classroom and wrote on the blackboard, “There will be new schools! There will be new homes!”

April 16, 2014 12:09 PM

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