Christmas celebration is coming under increasing official scrutiny in mainland China as the...
by Natalie Ornell | Dec 27, 2013
Reporting on his observations from a factory in Shijiao, Junkyard Planet author Adam Minter...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 24, 2013
The AP reports that a Christian congregation’s Christmas meeting in Nanle county, Henan...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 27, 2011
A new addition to the catalogue of strangeness caused by China’s economic rise: Harrods and Selfridges will open their Christmas departments tomorrow, on Thursday, July 28th, just short of five months before C-Day itself,...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 26, 2008
Barbara Demick reports for the LA Times, from Dongguan, China: Growing up in the Chinese countryside with only an elementary school education, Yang Yanjun had never heard of Christmas until she landed a job painting pink-cheeked...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 24, 2008
Wishes are hung on a Christmas tree in downtown Fuzhou, by *mangu* wanders by mistake…
by Liu Yong | Dec 24, 2007
From Seattletimes.com: It was the week before Christmas, and the crush of shoppers elbowing their way past stalls at the Tian Yi market would have been familiar to holiday gift buyers anywhere. So would the brightly colored baubles, red and gold bows, and strings of flashing lights from which the crowds were choosing: After all, […]
by Zhaohua Li | Dec 23, 2007
A predicted Christmas cataclysm for toys “made in China” has failed to materialize in the U.S. The reason? Children don’t read the news. From USA Today: A series of high-profile recalls of Chinese-made toys in the fall left many consumers vowing that they wouldn’t buy toys made in China this year. Some analysts feared toy […]
CDT in the News
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- 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