CDT has recently acquired and verified a collection of propaganda directives issued by central Party authorities to state media at the beginning of this year. These directives were issued on an almost daily basis in early 2020,...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 19, 2013
At Sinosphere, Didi Kirsten Tatlow reports that Jinan fishermen sabotaged a traditional Buddhist...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 11, 2011
A South Korean Coast Guard officer is dead and another injured after a confrontation with the captain of a Chinese fishing vessel that was suspected of fishing illegally in South Korean waters. From AP: The fight happened after...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 7, 2011
The Guardian’s Jonathan Watts reports the cover-up by rig operators and the official State Oceanic Administration of a large oil spill in China’s Bohai Sea. It has taken a month for news to emerge about the leak from...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 19, 2010
A Chinese fishing boat capsized and one fisherman died and another is missing in an encounter with South Korean Coast Guard ships in South Korean waters. From AP: About 50 Chinese fishing boats were illegally fishing in western...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 30, 2008
Chinese fishing boats have been involved in two violent clashes with both South and North Korean boats off the coast of the Korean peninsula. From the Los Angeles Times: South Korean maritime officials have detained 11 Chinese...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 1, 2007
From BBC News: China has banned commercial fishing for three months along a 1,000km (620 mile) stretch of the Yangtze River in a bid to protect threatened fish stocks. Fishing boats will be banned from trawling in central Hubei province and Chongqing Municipality, according to the official Xinhua news agency. Bans covering two other stretches […]
by Mo Ming | Jan 20, 2007
From Keralanext: Chinese government officials on conditions of anonymity said that increased human activity like disruptive dams, pollution and overall environmental catastrophe had led to about 40 percent of the fish population going extinct. “There used to be more than 150 species of fish living in the Yellow River, but one-third have disappeared for good,” […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”