Gwynn Guilford reports in Quartz that while China plans to become “an...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 16, 2011
Amid a budget crisis and mounting student dissatisfaction at home, the University of California at Berkeley has just announced that it will open an engineering campus in Shanghai next summer. From the New York Times: The public...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 1, 2011
A lengthy article by Edward Wong in the New York Times looks at the various issues and complications surrounding the South-to-North Water Diversion Project, a massive and risky project to help resolve the severe scarcity of...
by Paulina Hartono | May 1, 2009
Peter N. Spotts of the Christian Science Monitor reports on why some expatriate scientists and engineers are feeling drawn to return to China: China has hung a “Help Wanted” sign for scientists and engineers, dangling big-bucks...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 7, 2006
From Business Week: When global audiences tune in to watch the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the world’s fastest and strongest athletes won’t be alone in striving for superlative achievements — a new generation of innovative architecture is rising in China. Fueled by a surging economy (the latest Chinese census, released on Dec. 20, says 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