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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Footprints, Skeleton Provide New Evidence of South China Tiger Existence – Xinhua

Newly discovered footprints and a recently uncovered skeleton are the latest developments in the South China Tiger story. From Xinhua: State Forestry Administration investigators found more than 100 suspected footprints of a South China tiger on Friday in Shaanxi Province, where photos of the big cat taken by a farmer have caused a national controversy over their authenticity.

December 31, 2007

No Retirement Age for Asia’s Billionaires – Bruce Einhorn

“Elderly dynamos” who retain power in their companies – even after they’ve hit their 80s or 90s – are at the center of this article from Business Week: In his eight decades in the media business, Sir Run Run Shaw has built the Chinese-speaking world’s most successful film and TV empire. He was co-founder of Shaw Brothers, the legendary movie studio that made

December 31, 2007

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