Two men have been charged with the recent murders of two Chinese students in Los Angeles, and could face the death penalty. The case stirred up resentment of China’s growing income inequality when early reports falsely...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 24, 2011
Los Angeles city officials gathered on Sunday to mark the 140th anniversary of the city’s 1871 Chinese Massacre, in which 18 Chinese were killed by a 500-strong mob. From The Los Angeles Times: The convictions of seven men...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 28, 2011
A former U.S. Marine has been charged with attempting to sell information to Chinese authorities while working as a security guard at an American consulate. From Reuters: Bryan Underwood, 31, was arrested in Los Angeles after...
by zhou shuren | Sep 2, 2011
Several news agencies including Forbes has reported that a group of Chinese investors have offered a $1.2 billion all-cash bid for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The funding to buy the Dodgers, which declared for bankruptcy earlier...
by Paulina Hartono | Jun 7, 2008
David Pierson of the Los Angeles Times writes about the relatively muted June 4th reactions from the Los Angeles Chinese diaspora: Each year, the crowds dwindle as memories of Tiananmen Square fade and China’s image in the...
by Zhaohua Li | Dec 30, 2007
For months, human rights activists in Los Angeles have been trying to drum up support for a boycott of the Beijing 2008 float scheduled to take part in the city’s famous New Year’s day Rose Parade. To no avail, according to the LA Times: The lukewarm response underscores the increasingly close relationship Southern California shares […]
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