While China’s environmental crisis has increasingly been a focus of popular discontent in...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 16, 2009
ABC News profiles Yu Qun, the mayor of Baoding, Hebei, who is aiming to make his city a center for renewable energy: Baoding is an ancient city, but its outskirts have an unsettled feel. Between serried ranks of high-rise...
by Paulina Hartono | Apr 4, 2009
AFP reports on the grievances of workers from Baoding: More than 1,000 workers were prevented Friday from marching 140 kilometres (90 miles) to Beijing from the city of Baoding to protest the closure of their textile factory....
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