Zhaohua Li

Zhaohua Li is an American-born independent journalist based in Beijing. He has written on Asia for the Christian Science Monitor, the San Francisco Chronicle and Frommer's guidebooks, among other publications. He is currently also a Blakemore-Freeman fellow in Chinese language studies at Tsinghua University. His interests in China run from the energy and the environment to media and pop culture.

Beijing’s Special Corrections Operation

Residents of Beijing have noticed their city growing smaller, rather than larger, as the Olympics approach. This strange shrinkage is a result of the pre-Olympics eviction of migrant workers and other “undesirables,” a...

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China to Bar Entertainers It Deems Threat

China’s Ministry of Culture yesterday posted new rules on its website banning outside artists Beijing feels endanger the country’s sovereignty. From Ed Wong, writing in the New York Times: The rules say that the...

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