Xinhua reports that a top auditor in China found that 5.8 billion yuan (US$943 million) for low-income housing had been embezzled in the past year: The goal of the project construction was reached as governmentshave allocated...
by Scott Greene | Apr 22, 2013
The death of a young female journalist on the site of a politically charged infrastructure project in Xinjiang Province earlier this month has drawn the scrutiny of netizens, according to David Bandurski of the China Media...
by Mengyu Dong | Nov 28, 2012
Aiming to boost its economy, China has recently approved huge budget allocations for railway and subway projects. From Reuters: China has approved construction of two city subway projects worth 49 billion yuan ($7.87 billion),...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 8, 2012
As Beijing tries to stifle independent monitoring of its air quality and seals up previously public financial data, Trefor Moss surveys the various types of controlled information at Foreign Policy. Beijing makes no secret of...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 4, 2011
Architectural extravagance in China has attracted a great deal of attention in recent months, with a Harbin pharmaceutical company and the Jiangsu village of Huaxi offering particular highlights, and a Los Angeles Times article...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 2, 2011
Chinese businesses are seen as second only to Russia’s in their readiness to hand out bribes abroad, according to a new survey. Many of the industries in which China is particularly globally active, such as energy, mining...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 15, 2011
As reported on Monday, the Jiangsu village of Huaxi recently unveiled a 328-metre skyscraper, crowned with a golden disco ball and housing a one-ton solid gold ox. The Guardian has now published a video report on the village and...
by Japhet Weeks | Nov 17, 2008
From AP: The death toll from the cave-in of a subway tunnel under construction in eastern China rose to seven Monday, while new cracks near the site raised worries of further collapses, state media and local authorities said....
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