Evie Liu at CNN gives a brief sketch of a small village in northeastern China where falconry is still a common practice among local men: In China’s Jilin province, the tiny rural community of Ying Tun — known here as...
Dec 21, 2012
A widespread fear among Tibetans, both at home and in exile, is that their language will die out. Education reforms relegating Tibetan to secondary status in schools are one of the core grievances against Chinese authorities,...
Jul 1, 2012
The Economist's Analects blog has a post about the recent television dramas about the Qing Dynasty, such as Palace, and suggests that the popular image of the Manchus is far from accurate:Actors in Chinese film and...
Oct 7, 2009
The Wall Street Journal looks at a revival in interest in their native language and culture by China’s Manchu minority: So Hasutai, who in the Manchu tradition goes by the one name, has come to this remote corner of China...
Mar 16, 2007
From International Herald Tribune: Seated cross- legged in her farmhouse on the kang, a brick sleeping platform warmed by a fire below, Meng Shujing lifted her chin and sang a lullaby in Manchu, softly but clearly. After 5 children, 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, Meng has the confidence that comes from long experience. “If you […]
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