Explosion Reported in Beijing Airport

Chinese state media are reporting that a man in a wheelchair was injured after setting off a homemade explosive device in Beijing’s international airport today. From the Guardian: The man detonated an apparently homemade...

Explosion at Bank Kills 2 in Wuhan

An explosive device planted outside a branch of the China Construction Bank in Wuhan reportedly killed two people and injured at least ten, the New York Times reports: Postings on the Twitter-like Weibo microblog, from people...

Demolitions Cause Most Social Unrest

China Daily covers recent research by the Research Center for Social Contradiction, attached to the Office of Letters and Calls which handles petitions in Beijing. Their poll results illustrate problems faced by those relocated...

China’s Critical Disconnect

At China Real Time Report, Stanley Lubman examines the “critical disconnect” between China’s national and local governments, its historical roots, and its consequences in areas from food safety to intellectual...

Reflections on China’s Future –

Charles Custer marks the 500th post on the ChinaGeeks blog in a subdued fashion, reflecting on the Jiangxi bomber Qian Mingqi and the widespread anger that has led many Chinese to sympathise with him. Originally, I had planned...

Three Dead in Chinese Bombings

Three people have now been reported killed in the bombs set off yesterday in Fuzhou, Jiangxi. From the Toronto Star: At least three people died and seven were wounded in the blasts in the city of Fuzhou, according to state...

Explosions in South China City Wound at Least 5

Three explosions outside government offices in Fuzhou, Jiangxi have injured at least five people, according to state media reports. From AP: A car exploded outside the prosecutor’s office in Fuzhou city, then 10 minutes...



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