Amid China’s ongoing crackdown on terrorism in Xinjiang, launched last May in effort to...
by Wendy Qian | Jul 19, 2012
China has a unique relationship between its politics and certain high-end industries. Bloomberg reporters Vinicy Chan and Crystal Chui suggest that anti-graft measures have dampened the luxury market to some extent: [Mainland...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 7, 2008
As Xinhua reported (and CDT translated) last August, officials in Xinyang, Henan Province have been touting the economic and social benefits the city has accrued after banning the consumption of alcohol at official banquets. The...
by Michael Zhao | Dec 28, 2007
A new commentary from Great Wall Online provides an update on CDT’s earlier post about a new ban on alcohol at lunch for officials in the Henan Province city of Xinyang. Translated by CDT: The benefits of the ban on...
by Michael Zhao | Aug 15, 2007
Xinyang City Secretary reports on a rare experiment and its achievements: banning alcohol at cadres’ lunches. Benefits are multiple, and enormous. Translated from Xinhua Henan channel: An alcohol ban at lunches for all...
by Max Woodworth | Oct 29, 2005
From The Times of India: A bizarre but fashionable concoction of Scotch and green tea in an economically resurgent China has driven the sale of the finest whiskies of Scotland to an all-time high. Traditional Scotch dealers didn’t ever imagine their drink would be put to such use, but they are not complaining, not after […]
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