After two recent stabbings in Beijing—one of which took two lives (including a U.S. citizen) on July 17 at a downtown shopping mall, the other claimed one fatality on July 22 at the same Carrefour outlet that supplied the murder...
by Melissa M. Chan | Jan 15, 2013
CDT previously reported on the tightening of food safety regulations in China. Despite these actions towards better food safety, concerns continue. China is now planning to offer up to a $48,000 reward for food safety informers,...
by Scott Greene | Mar 16, 2012
McDonald's and Carrefour issued apologies after Chinese state television marked World Consumer Right Day on Thursday by airing an investigative report accusing both of improper food safety practices. From The Washington Post:...
Tian Beibei (田北北): Knives Removed from the Shelves in Foreign Supermarkets in Beijing (Updated with Photo)
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 19, 2009
Following two stabbings in Beijing in two days during the run-up to celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the PRC, foreign big box stores have ordered employees to temporarily remove knives from the inventory....
by Liu Yong | May 1, 2008
From AP: Protests erupted Thursday outside Carrefour stores in Beijing and three other Chinese cities, with hundreds of people waving banners and shouting slogans amid anger at foreigners over Tibet and the Olympic torch relay....
by Linjun Fan | Apr 22, 2008
While hundreds of thousands of Chinese rushed to boycott Carrefour, a French supermarket chain which was accused of funding the Dalai Lama, Han Han, an influential writer among China's younger generation and a race car driver,...
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 20, 2008
From the New York Times: Armed with her laptop and her indignation, Zhu Xiaomeng sits in her dorm room here, stoking a popular backlash against Western support for Tibet that has unnerved foreign investors and Western diplomats...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 19, 2008
Despite government efforts to rein in virulent nationalist sentiment, demonstrations against foreign media, French supermarkets, and others viewed as being "anti-China" took place across the globe today. In China, protests were...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 17, 2008
Amid calls to boycott Carrefour and other French businesses following pro-Tibet protests in Paris that disrupted the Olympic torch relay, the government may be now making an effort to rein in the nationalist sentiment which has...
by Josie Liu | Apr 16, 2008
A boycott against French retail giant Carrefour in China was recently waged on the Internet in the wake of the troubled Olympic Torch Relay. A message has been widely circulated on the web calling on the Chinese public to stay...
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