This week, the Beijing-based Unirule Institute of Economics announced that it would close after...
by Natalie Ornell | Jan 18, 2014
Keith Bradsher at The New York Times reports that the Chinese government is starting to rein in...
by Wu Nan | Feb 24, 2008
How much did China’s worst snowstorms in five decades cost? According to Bloomberg, $21 billion in direct economic loss and 129 people died: Blizzards, ice and freezing temperatures since January have forced the evacuation...
by Michael Zhao | Nov 19, 2007
Some Chinese women in the 2007 “The 50 Women to Watch” list by the Wall Street Journal: 23) HU XIAOLIAN Deputy Governor PEOPLE’S BANK OF CHINA Administrator STATE ADMINISTRATION OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE As the overseer of what are now the world’s largest foreign-exchange reserves, Hu Xiaolian is having to overcome the special challenges of size. […]
by Max Woodworth | Dec 8, 2005
From The Guardian: The past two or three years have marked a new moment in the global perception of China. There is suddenly a new awareness that encompasses both a recognition of China’s economic transformation and an understanding that, because of its huge size and cohesive character, it will have a profound impact on the […]
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