The Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in Liaoning province sentenced Canadian Robert Lloyd...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 7, 2015
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 2, 2013
A fire at a Jilin poultry slaughterhouse early on Monday morning killed at least 61 people, according to Xinhua: Over 300 workers were in the plant when the accident happened, survivors told Xinhua, adding they heard a sudden...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 28, 2012
Together with the long-awaited announcement of a start date for the 18th Party Congress, Xinhua revealed on Friday that Bo Xilai has been expelled from the Party and will now face criminal prosecution: Investigations found that...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 7, 2012
An online argument about environmental protests in Sichuan, which halted construction of a large molybdenum copper plant, reportedly spilled into a Beijing park on Friday. From Global Times: Wu Danhong, 33, an assistant...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 2, 2012
Protesters gathered in the Sichuan city of Shifang on Monday to voice opposition to a planned molybdenum copper plant. The demonstration recalled last summer’s march against a chemical plant in Dalian, but this time...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 4, 2012
Xu Ming, founder and chairman of the Dalian Shide Group and one of China’s richest people, has been detained. Xu has been linked to Bo Xilai, the recently dismissed former party chief of Chongqing and former Dalian mayor....
by Samuel Wade | Sep 2, 2011
An ongoing series at The Economist’s More Intelligent Life site searches for a new global capital, with a particular focus on London, New York, Washington DC, Beijing, Delhi and Singapore. As noted in ‘Beijing:...
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