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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The collective memory of Tiananmen

Asia Times has published two articles about the lasting effect of the Tiananmen Square protests on Chinese society and politics. The first, It’s the Money, not Tiananmen that Counts, argues that the lingering memory of the 1989 crackdown continues to underlie discussions of economic development and political reform in China today: “While both the Chinese government

June 3, 2004 11:36 AM

Width of railway tracks and wireless standards (Asia Times)

Asia Times looks behind the reasons why China recently backed down on enforcing its own standards for wireless technology, citing protests from both American businesses and Chinese consumers. The full story is here.

June 2, 2004 9:20 AM

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