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The Other China Boom

Australia’s ABC News’ Foreign Correspondent show has produced an investigative report...

China Considered Drone Strike Against Drug Lord

China mulled the use of drone-delivered explosives to kill a wanted drug lord, who was later captured and sentenced to death for the murder of 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong river in 2011. The plan was revealed in a...

Getting Meth in China

Currently traveling in China, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof writes that while authorities are quick to crack down on political speech online, it is not difficult to by drugs, guns or prostitutes via the Internet:...

Chinese Addiction Study, Human Rights, and the U.S.

Science published a report in April describing a new procedure that could prevent cravings and relapses in drug addicts. The study was conducted in China on human test subjects at Beijing Ankang Hospital and the Tian Tang He...

Good Fences: Myanmar’s Border with China

While North Korea rattles its sabre to China’s north-east, The Economist reports on another potential flashpoint to the south, where Myanmar’s government appears poised to resume hostilities against local ethnic...



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