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“Dubai-style” Office Stokes Anger in China

From Reuters: An overly luxurious government building in east China some are saying would be more appropriate in Dubai is stoking public anger about waste and corruption in times of economic crisis, Chinese media said on Wednesday. The compound in Changxing county in Zhejiang, one of China’s richest provinces, had an “unimaginably spectacular” night view

December 24, 2008

CDT Launches a New Feature: From the Chinese Blogosphere

With the explosion of online content written in Chinese, and despite pervasive government censorship, an increasing number of Chinese netizens are expressing themselves on a variety of political and social issues. In order to introduce this phenomenon to CDT readers, we have launched a new feature called “From the Chinese Blogosphere.” CDT editors will post their

December 23, 2008