While some Christian missionaries in China aim to fill spaces left by the suppression of traditional values and decline of Maoism, others work to convert members of already beleaguered minority cultures such as Tibetan Buddhism....
by Sophie Beach | Oct 22, 2009
cnreviews introduces us to the crew writing Portrait of an LBX (laobaixing), a blog documenting in English and French the travels by bike of three foreigners who are seeking out everyday, run-of-the-mill Chinese citizens and...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 9, 2009
A street vendor in a Kaifeng night market, by kevinpoh
by Sophie Beach | Sep 7, 2005
From Israel National News: Shlomo and Dina Jin are descendants of the Jewish community that existed for nearly a thousand years in Kaifeng, China. With the help of the Shavei Israel organization, the Jins recently completed their conversion back to Judaism by Israel’s Chief Rabbinate, and will be getting married at 5:30 PM at Heichal […]
by Sophie Beach | May 22, 2005
From the New York Times: So what can New York learn from a city like Kaifeng? One lesson is the importance of sustaining a technological edge and sound economic policies. Ancient China flourished partly because of pro-growth, pro-trade policies and technological innovations like curved iron plows, printing and paper money. But then China came to […]
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