At Foreign Policy, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian this week reported on efforts by the Communist Party...
by Natalie Ornell | Mar 11, 2014
The Economist explains why smuggling iron ore to China has become a popular activity for Mexican...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 31, 2011
The Guardian reports and illustrates new data on global carbon emissions which shows China pulling further ahead of the US, almost offsetting the expected dip in emissions caused by the global recession. While US emissions fell...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 6, 2010
Mexico is the latest country to offer Mandarin language classes to help its children get a competitive advantage in the business world. From the Los Angeles Times: The sight of youngsters speaking Chinese in the Mexican...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 23, 2010
Arizona is home to many Mexican immigrants who have illegally crossed the border, but smugglers are now handling increasing numbers of Chinese immigrants, who pay huge sums to get to the U.S. after making the long journey to...
by Sophie Beach | May 3, 2009
Following the involuntary quarantine of Mexican citizens in China, Mexican government representatives have lodged complaints with Beijing. From BBC: Mexican officials said their citizens were being unfairly confined. The Mexican...
by Sophie Beach | May 2, 2009
On his blog, James Fallows gives several examples of Mexican citizens being quarantined in Beijing solely on the basis on their nationality. He says the reports are “based on first-hand reports from people I trust.”...
by Kate Zhao | May 9, 2008
From The Christian Science Monitor: Some Olympiads are born controversial, some achieve controversy, and some have controversy thrust upon them. Though few editions of the modern Olympic Games have been as bitterly contested as...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 3, 2007
An opinion piece in yesterday’s New York Times reveals a China link to the Mexican drug trade: The unusual case of Zhenli Ye Gon, who was arrested in Maryland last week following the discovery of $205 million of alleged drug money in his house in Mexico City, underscores how the same process of global sourcing […]
by Sophie Beach | Sep 10, 2005
From the Guardian: They may be as much a symbol of Mexico as sombreros and cacti, but chillies in the country are starting to lose some of their national flavour in favour of a Chinese tang. Farmers in Mexico are complaining that cheap imported varieties from China now represent nearly half national production of dehydrated […]
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