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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Brits Get Rich in China

A Survivor-type take on British businessmen looking to make a fortune in China called Brits Get Rich in China, is now playing on YouTube (via All Roads Lead to China). It’s a seven-part series, each of which is 10 minutes long (and can be viewed here). From Part 1:

October 8, 2007

Today’s Myanmar, Yesterday’s China? – Global Voices

Jacky on Global Voices translated some more bloggers’ posts about the Burma crisis, with allusions to the 1989 protests in China: It is not easy to find similar posts on the Chinese internet now. As the 17th Party Congress is approaching, most of the Chinese web sites have tightened up their filters. However, Chinese are good at expressing themselves implicitly. A netizen,

October 8, 2007

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