In the Wall Street Journal, Jeremy Page takes an in-depth look at Xi Jinping’s turn toward...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 17, 2011
Daniel K Gardner explains his reaction to an Al Jazeera report on beef-flavoured pork sold as real beef: Consequently, a passage in the Analects, one that I had never given much attention to, for the first time jumped off the...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 7, 2011
China Realtime Report describes the controversy surrounding Taiwanese plans to reform unruly youths with compulsory Confucian studies: In February Taiwan’s Ministry of Education said it planned to require Taiwan high...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 13, 2011
Another indication that Confucius is making a major comeback in China: His statue now gazes out upon Tiananmen Square. From AFP: A mammoth sculpture of the ancient philosopher Confucius was unveiled this week off one side of the...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 28, 2010
Celebrating Confucius’ 2561st birthday in Beijing, by Jordan Pouille
by cschultz | Feb 3, 2010
From the Times of India: Chinese philosopher Confucius spent most of his life in poverty. But his picture and sayings decorate lottery tickets being sold to luck chasers by a provincial government in Shandong… Chinese...
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