Since overtaking Japan in 2009, China has been Australia’s largest export market, outweighing South Korea, India, the US and UK (in third through sixth places) combined. While growing reliance on this trade is a source of...
Apr 28, 2009
Ever since Mayor Liu Zhijie was forced to resign over the landslide at the Tashan iron ore mine which killed 300 miners in September 2008, the city of Linfen in Shanxi Province has been hard-pressed to find anyone willing to...
Feb 18, 2008
Xinhua and AP report on an explosion at an illegal iron mine that has killed 24. From Xinhua: The midday explosion happened on Sunday at the iron mine in Wu’an City, which is disguised to be a wild boar farm, and more than...
Aug 1, 2007
Maybe this could be a good episode in the newly launched anti-corruption game. Translated from Yulun Jiandu: Same story line as what has happened in various parts of the country: farmers found their land lost to cadres, who were mining the iron ores under the farms. People fought to stop the mining, and efforts came […]
CDT in the News
- MIT Technology Review – Now China wants to censor online comments
- The Globe and Mail – Shanghai leaves lockdown after two months, but ‘zero COVID’ policy remains
- WION – Shanghai residents spent 2 months ‘locked’ up, but China bans media from calling it a ‘lockdown’
- The Independent – Shanghai prohibits media from using the term ‘lockdown’
- Guardian – Shanghai reportedly bans media use of the term ‘lockdown’ as lockdown ends