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God vs. Country – Lygia Navarro

Lygia Navarro writes about how Chinese students, educated as atheists since they were in the kindergartens, get converted by Christian ministers when they are studying in the U.S., and what it means to those students. From East Bay Express: On a clear spring evening in Berkeley, Ying, a former atheist, goes to church. Inside the […]

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Finally Rescued, China’s ‘Slaves’ Detail Their Plight

The Wall Street Journal reporter Gordon Fairclough interviewed one of the victims of the Shanxi Brick Kiln forced labor case and published a detailed story on how Li Yaokai, one of the first abducted children to “give an extended interview to the foreign press”, got kidnapped at Zhengzhou Railway Station and was transported to Shanxi […]

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Is China Emerging From a Media Ice Age? – Clay Chandler

From Chasing the Dragon Blog It’s often said that Beijing has tightened its grip on the media since Hu Jintao succeeded Jiang Zemin as leader of China’s communist party. So foreign journalists at a media awards dinner in Hong Kong last week were taken aback by the remarkably upbeat assessment of Chinese press freedom offered […]

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China Fears Brain Drain as its Overseas Students Stay Put – Jonathan Watts

From Guardian: China suffers the worst brain drain in the world, according to a new study that found seven out of every 10 students who enroll in an overseas university never return to live in their homeland. Despite the booming economy and government incentives to return, an increasing number of the country’s brightest minds are […]

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