Reporting on Trafficked Women in China

Excerpted from his new book Apologies to My Censor: The High and Low Adventures of a Foreigner in China, in Salon Magazine, journalist Mitch Moxley grimly describes his travels to Erlian and to Macau where he interviewed local...

What Do First Foreign Visits Tell Us?

With Li Keqiang traveling to India on his first foreign visit since taking office as China’s Prime Minister in March, The Diplomat’s Mu Chunshan explores what the early trips of China’s new leaders suggest...

Mongolia: Before the Gold Rush

China’s hunger for raw materials has brought double-digit economic growth to its northern neighbor, the coal and mineral-rich republic of Mongolia. But an anti-Chinese nationalist backlash has arisen in response to the...

In Mongolia, Clinton Calls Out China

Speaking yesterday at an international forum on democracy in Mongolia, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised the nation as an “inspiration” for linking political and economic liberalization, while taking an...

Googling Pollution Hotspots & the Lost Great Wall

At Smart Planet, Tom Hancock reports on the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs’ use of Google Maps to catalogue pollution cases: A crowd of blue markers covering the map show the location of each firm, and the...

Biden to Meet Hu & Wen on Asia Trip

Joe Biden will visit Beijing during a tour of East Asia later this month, at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart, Vice President Xi Jingping. From The Vice President will depart for China, Mongolia, and...

Mongolians Destroy Great Wall of China

“More than 2,000 years after it was built to keep out their ancestors, Mongolians have succeeded in punching a hole through a large section of the Great Wall of China.” Malcolm Moore reports from Shanghai, on the...

President Hu: China to Enhance Partnership with Mongolia

From Xinhua: Chinese President Hu Jintao said here Wednesday that China is ready to work together with Mongolia to push forward the partnership of good-neighborliness and mutual trust between the two countries. Mongolia hopes to enhance cooperation with China in large projects in such areas as infrastructure construction, transportation, energy and mining. [Full Text] [Image: […]

Mongolia doubted fuel shortage theory in Lin Biao plane crash – Kyodo

From Kyodo News: An investigation by Mongolia into the 1971 plane crash that killed Lin Biao, China’s No. 2 leader at the time, concluded that the cause was unlikely to have been a lack of fuel as China says, records obtained by Kyodo News show. Meanwhile, a Mongolian source knowledgeable about the investigation told Kyodo […]

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