After respective August and September trips to Taiwan by Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach, the state-run Xinhua News...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 6, 2013
At The Atlantic, Matt Schiavenza surveys the dynamic 60-year relationship between Beijing and...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 12, 2013
Following North Korea’s third nuclear test, John Garnaut of the Age writes that if people in the West are expecting China to take a strong stand against the development of Pyongyang’s nuclear program, they will be...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 4, 2011
BBC producer Dawn Trump has posted a short video feature (in Chinese) on the World Service’s last Mandarin transmission on March 25. The video includes the last few moments of the final broadcast: The government argument...
by Xiao Qiang | Jul 29, 2009
Haiyan Lee, a professor of Chinese literature and civilization at Stanford University wrote the following essay. Originally published on The China Beat (currently GFWed), and republished on the Shanghaiist blog: For better or...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 15, 2007
From a lengthy essay by Louis Menand in the New Yorker reviewing Margaret MacMillan’s Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World: MacMillan’s book is a clearly written, informative, moment-by-moment account of Nixon’s visit, set in the context of twentieth-century Sino-American history. The context makes it plain that both governments had excellent reasons for […]
by Sophie Beach | Feb 11, 2006
From Asia Times: This is a good, well-researched book. It could have been even better if the author, apparently carried away by the fascinating materials he displays in his narrative, had read his manuscript again and provided good, theoretical theses that would place his data in a broader perspective. Even so, US-China Cold War Collaboration, […]
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- 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