The deaths—by suicide, violent attack, or apparent accident—of children in rural areas have...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 2, 2011
An ongoing series at The Economist’s More Intelligent Life site searches for a new global capital, with a particular focus on London, New York, Washington DC, Beijing, Delhi and Singapore. As noted in ‘Beijing:...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 24, 2011
China Media Project has translates an online chat conducted with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Professor Yu Jianrong about the recent closures of schools for the children of migrant workers: Over the past six months, more...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 9, 2010
A school for migrant children, by Philip McMaster
by Sophie Beach | Jun 30, 2010
Beijing Kids Magazine has a short profile of Dandelion School for the children of migrant workers in Beijing: Gongyi Xiqiao is a frontier outpost on Beijing’s southern fringe, a cluster of highrise apartment blocks grouped...
by Jing Luo | Apr 2, 2007
From CNN News: The number of people in China who can’t read has shot up to 116 million, wiping out years of hard-won gains against illiteracy as rural poor leave the farm and school for work in the city, state media said Monday. Migrant workers in China’s urban centers do not have access to public […]
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