Even Without Foreigners, Tourism Grows in Tibet

Last week, travel agents told of a government mandated ban on foreign travel to Tibet as sensitivity mounts after the ongoing wave of self-immolation recently spread into Lhasa. While a lack of foreign tourists may be hurting...

Foreigners in China: Villains and Heroes

In the wake of controversial comments made last month by CCTV host Yang Rui about Beijing’s campaign to “clean up” foreigners entering, living or working illegally in China, and previous comments he has made...

A Foreigner’s Life in a Beijing Jail

Jeremy Goldkorn of Danwei posts an account of a foreigner’s seven month stint in a Beijing jail: If I were a Chinese person and not a foreigner, a crime like mine would have been dealt with on the “city district” level, as...

China Starts Revision Of Law Banning Entry Of HIV Carriers – Xinhua

From Xinhua: China has started revising the current laws and regulations that ban HIV carriers from entering the country, health ministry spokesman Mao Qun’an said on Monday. At a press briefing in Beijing, he said it took time for China to learn about AIDS. When the country had no idea how HIV/AIDS was transmitted, China […]



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