A series of animated graphics at South China Morning Post shows the gathering momentum and...
Jun 1, 2011
In the New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson revisit the gritty industrial city of Datong for the first time in ten years and is shocked by what he finds: Over the past few decades, Chinese cities have seen their historic...
Sep 17, 2009
An interactive web documentary takes viewers on a journey through the economy of coal in China. From the introduction: Journey To The End Of Coal tells you the story of a sacrifice. A sacrifice millions of Chinese coal miners...
Behind the case in which a “reporter” was beaten to death by the owner of illegal mine in Shanxi – Wang Keqin
Jan 24, 2007
ESWN has translated a lengthy report by prominent investigative journalist Wang Keqin into the murder of reporter Lan Chengzhang. The original Chinese article is here: The beating death by pickaxe handles and steel rods of China Trade News’ Shanxi bureau worker Lan Chengzhang by the owner of an illegal coal mine and his gang is […]
Jan 18, 2007
From Reuters, via the Washington Post: Chinese police have detained three suspects in connection with the death of a reporter beaten to death as he investigated an illegal coal mine, state media said on Friday amid an outcry about media rights. Lan Chengzhang, who worked for the China Trade News, died of an apparent brain […]
Jan 17, 2007
More on the murder of journalist Lan Chengzhang, who was reportedly beaten to death while reporting at an illegal coal mine. From the Guardian: Police said they were not treating Lan as a journalist because he had not worked long enough to be formerly accredited. Local officials speculated that he may have been simply posing […]
Jan 4, 2007
From Times Online: A Great coal rush is under way across China on a scale not seen anywhere since the 19th century. Its consequences have been detected half a world away in toxic clouds so big that they can seen from space, drifting across the Pacific to California laden with microscopic particles of chemicals that […]
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