This week China is experiencing its annual migration as citizens return to their hometowns to...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 15, 2014
South China Morning Post’s Li Jing reports that residents in parts of Beijing have drilled...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 27, 2013
China’s countryside, where almost half of its population still lives, lags far behind the cities in its level of development. Average incomes are less than a third of their urban counterparts, and economic migration has...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 24, 2012
China’s household registration, or hukou (户口) system, has long been a subject of contention, limiting China’s many migrant workers access to public services in the cities where they work. While reform has been...
by Sophie Beach | May 16, 2005
From National Geographic News: According to Vital Signs 2005“a new report by the Worldwatch Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based environmental nonprofit”China is now driving the consumption and production of almost everything, threatening to deplete the world’s resources… China is in the middle of the largest rural migration in human history, with millions of its people leaving […]
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