In a whiplash sequence of events, Brazilian regulators suspended and then resumed trials of a Chinese-developed coronavirus vaccine after the sudden death of a trial participant, later discovered to be a suicide. Vaccines...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 20, 2013
When newly crowned president Xi Jinping gave an interview to reporters from the five BRICS nations on Tuesday, some felt that the lonely highlight was his speculation about a possible heir to Paul the prophetic octopus at next...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 17, 2011
Business Week reports that President Obama’s upcoming trip to South America is really all about China: The $300 billion in annual trade with Latin America supports 900,000-plus U.S. jobs, with more than a quarter of those...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 27, 2010
In the Washington Post, John Pomfret reports that China’s recent upsurge in investment in Brazil seeks to extend its political – as well as economic – clout: The investments in Brazil reflect China’s...
by Sophie Beach | May 18, 2009
The Wall Street Journal reports on Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s visit to Beijing and prospects for China-Brazilian relations: Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was set to arrive in Beijing...
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 6, 2008
Geoff Dyer writes on the Financial Times: In the late 1960s and 1970s, when Brazil was a dictatorship and the economy booming, social policy was neglected. “Grow the cake now, divide it up later”, became the mantra. For the past...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods