Kevin and Julia Garratt, the Canadian couple who were detained by Chinese authorities in August...
by Cindy | Aug 5, 2014
Two Canadian nationals who own a coffee shop on the Chinese-North Korean border are under...
by Cindy | Jun 25, 2013
Following a series of anti-paraxylene (PX) demonstrations across China, including recent episodes in Kunming and Chengdu, People’s Daily declared on Monday that the petrochemical is no more carcinogenic than coffee. Li...
by Michael Zhao | Jun 20, 2006
From Times Online: Whitbread, the leisure group, has signed a joint venture deal to develop its Costa coffee chain in China in the next stage of its strategy to turn the brand into a global competitor to Starbucks. Costa, which is already in 14 territories, including India and countries in the Middle East, plans to […]
by Sophie Beach | Sep 20, 2005
From The Guardian’s News Blog: Starbucks’ long march into China has breached the Great Wall itself. Tourists will be able to drink cappuccino, frappuccino and other coffee concoctions at one of China’s greatest cultural treasures after the Seattle-based company announced it had opened a shop at Badaling, 47 miles north of Beijing. More on this […]
by Sophie Beach | May 21, 2005
From the New York Times: The Starbucks Corporation plans to announce soon an accelerated push into the Chinese market, company executives said on Friday, the latest in a series of aggressive efforts by international food and beverage companies to expand in China. What is striking about these efforts, by McDonald’s and KFC as well as […]
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