Isabel Hilton

China’s Confucian Makeover

At The Guardian, Isabel Hilton asks why, amid noisy celebrations of the Chinese Communist Party’s 90th birthday this year, the 100th anniversary of the fall of the Qing Dynasty goes relatively unsung. One easy answer is...

Isabel Hilton: News Slips Through China’s Net

Isabel Hilton writes on the Guardian: The news that the US president, Barack Obama, had called for an end to internet censorship at a meeting with students in Shanghai lasted 27 minutes on the front page of the Chinese portal...

Li Xiaolin (李小琳): “Still Waters Run Deep”

Li Xiaolin (李小琳) is the CEO of China Power International Development Limited and a councillor for the Copenhagen Climate Council. chinadialogue editor Isabel Hilton caught up with her at the World Business Summit on Climate...

The Olympics Party Is Over. Now China Has To Clean Up

Isabel Hilton, editor of, writes in the Guardian that after the euphoria of the recent Beijing Olympics wears off, China is going to have to deal with pressing problems like pollution and poverty: A colder,...


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