Hong Kong democracy activist and Demosistō co-founder Joshua Wong traveled to Germany yesterday, where he met with Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Berlin. Wong was among several high-profile activists and lawmakers arrested late...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 24, 2018
Liu Xia’s departure from China to Berlin three weeks ago appeared sudden after almost a year...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 15, 2016
This year has already seen the passage of new laws governing domestic charities and foreign NGOs....
by Natalie Ornell | Jul 8, 2014
A month after Beijing avoided addressing its own history of 25 years ago, China Real Time’s...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 8, 2009
Der Spiegel looks at the work Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder has done promoting German businesses in China since leaving his position: After he was voted out of office in 2005, Schröder started working in private...
by cschultz | Sep 15, 2009
From The Local (Germany): China has warned the German government against accommodating Chinese Uighur Guantanamo Bay prisoners, saying they should face justice in their own country…The prisoners, who belong to the...
by Japhet Weeks | Jun 13, 2008
On his visit to China, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier tried to smooth out relations between the two countries. From AP: Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, also said they agreed to...
by Michael Zhao | May 19, 2006
From the Reuters via the New York Times (link): German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a delicate balancing act when she visits China next week to forge unity on Iran and bolster bilateral economic ties, while delivering unwelcome messages on human rights and piracy. Merkel travels to China on Sunday for a two-day visit that takes […]
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- 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