In a new series of videos, That’s Beijing traces the proposed route of Beijing’s 900...
by Grace | Aug 13, 2013
At Words Without Borders, Nathalie Handal interviews Jen Lin-Liu, the founder of Black Sesame...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 2, 2011
A boy in a hutong under renovation, by Christopher Cherry
by Sophie Beach | Aug 22, 2010
For Huffington Post, Danwei’s Alice Xin Liu writes about the commercialization of once-arty sections of Beijing: Nanluogu Xiang is located in one of the richest neighborhoods in the city — once in terms of its...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 12, 2009
The New York Times visits the vendors who ply their wares in Beijing’s disappearing hutongs: With more emphasis on song than lyric, they are the marketing jingles of itinerant fruit vendors, sellers of roasted duck and...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 2, 2009
The Dongsi Batiao hutong in Beijing, by zdzarski.junior
by Sophie Beach | Aug 8, 2008
The New York Times watched the Olympics opening ceremony from a home in the hutongs with a architectural preservation activist: “Beijing,” Jacques Rogge, the International Olympic Committee president, would say with his...
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