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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A Walk in the Park in Beijing – Mary MacVean

The LA Times gives a portrait of Beijing’s Ritan Park: For 25 years, I’ve been a faithful, if sluggish, runner. I’ve wound my way through the Latin Quarter of Paris before dawn, slogged along the ice-rutted sidewalks of Moscow’s winter, watched dolphins play in the Pacific Ocean off L.A. So I shrugged off the world-class pollution and heat of Beijing and,

August 4, 2007

U.S.-China Safety Talks End – AP

AP reports on U.S.-China talks aimed at resolving safety issues with Chinese exports. From AP: Beijing and Washington have wrapped up their first meeting aimed at resolving safety problems with Chinese products, a step that one expert said yesterday was crucial if China wanted to protect its image abroad and preserve stability at home. The two governments said late Thursday that

August 4, 2007

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