Indian troops released a captured Chinese soldier who had reportedly crossed the unmarked Indian border on accident while helping herders search for yaks. The return of the wandering soldier is a possible indication of easing...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 19, 2012
Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the start of the 1962 Sino-Indian War on Saturday, The Economist visited the disputed region of Arunachal Pradesh over which it was fought. The area, sometimes known in China as “South...
by Paulina Hartono | Dec 8, 2007
From The Observer: For decades climate-change protesters have had an easy target: the gas-guzzling Americans who emit more carbon dioxide per capita, and more as a civilisation, than anybody else. If only the US would change its ways, all would be well. It is true that America’s attitude and behaviour are global problems; but it […]
by Michael Zhao | Feb 23, 2007
From Xinhua, translated by CDT: A research paper jointly done by Chinese, French, Russian and American scientists have found that snow caps on the Himalayas mountains have been affected by global warming. The finding was based on the research on ice cores from the mountains collected in 2001, 2002 and recent years. Analysis finds that […]
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