Dai Qing

Dai Qing: Live Webcast Tonight, 6pm PST

Environmental activist Dai Qing is in Vancouver tonight, giving a free public talk which will be webcast live from 6pm Pacific Standard Time. Learn about Dai Qing’s battle against “the most environmentally and socially...

Dai Qing on The Real Cost of China’s Rise

The Globe and Mail profiles environmental activist Dai Qing as she conducts a speaking tour of Canada. As well as the environmental issues with which she has long been involved, the article includes her scathing assessment of...

Dai Qing: Liu Xia’s Grand List

When Liu Xia, wife of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize recipient Liu Xiaobo, sent a letter to 140 of her husband’s friends and colleagues asking them to attend the Nobel award ceremony in his stead, writer Dai Qing was one of...

Perspectives on the South-North Water Diversion

An overview in The Los Angeles Times of the colossal South-North Water Diversion includes a variety of perspectives on the project: “This is on a par with the Great Wall, a project essential for the survival of China,” said Wang...

Book Fair Fires Official for Approach to Chinese

The New York Times reports on the fallout from this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair controversy: The fair, the world’s largest and most important, ended on Sunday with a traditional ceremony co-hosted by the German Foreign...

German Book Fair’s Dissident Guests Roil China

Following a controversy over two Chinese writers, Dai Qing and Bei Ling, who participated in a symposium to mark the Frankfurt Book Fair, fair organizers are now taking a tougher stand against Chinese officials who tried to ban...

Dai Qing: Boosting support to dam migrants is just a start – Kelly Haggart and Mu Lan

From The Three Girges Probs: Beijing’s decision to give 22 million farmers who have been displaced by dams a 600-yuan (US$75) annual subsidy for 20 years is seen by journalist Dai Qing as official acknowledgement of the high social cost of such projects, and of the simmering rural discontent they have caused. “Problems linked to […]



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