On Tuesday, Xi Jinping visited Wuhan, epicenter of the now global COVID-19 pandemic, in a show of official confidence that the worst of the outbreak in China has passed. For years, official rhetoric has emphasized Xi’s...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 27, 2020
Despite the lessons thought to have been learned after the 2002 SARS epidemic, Chinese authorities have been readily using censorship and propaganda amid the outbreak of COVID-19 novel coronavirus–which some see as a...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 23, 2019
Independent journalist and #MeToo activist Sophia Huang Xueqin has been in state custody for over two months, without access to friends or family. She was detained by the Guangzhou police on October 17 on charges of “picking...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 20, 2019
In August, Matters News published an interview with CDT founder and Editor-in-Chief Xiao Qiang. The interview, by freelance writer Xiran, examines the events and motivations that led Xiao to become a human rights activist and...
by Scott Greene | Jun 26, 2013
While Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) declined to meet with blind activist Chen Guangcheng, the head of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) welcomed Chen on Wednesday and praised his perseverance as a...
by Scott Greene | Nov 5, 2012
With both China and United States set to decide their top leadership this week, albeit in very different ways, NPR’s Louisa Lim moderated a debate in Hong Kong over the differences between the Chinese and American systems...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 15, 2011
As reported on Monday, the Jiangsu village of Huaxi recently unveiled a 328-metre skyscraper, crowned with a golden disco ball and housing a one-ton solid gold ox. The Guardian has now published a video report on the village and...
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 13, 2009
From the Financial Times: China faces huge uncertainty, not least how to cope with an America less able to consume its goods, but the country, and its principal commercial city, are hugely ambitious. Shanghai wants to become a...
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