The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 22, 2012
With allegations that former Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai’s wife may have planned the murder of British associate and friend Neil Heywood when he threatened to reveal the extent of her overseas assets, journalists...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 21, 2011
China Media Project translates a piece by Chang Ping, who was recently dismissed from the Southern Daily Group, on nepotism in local Chinese politics: In many of these cases, local governments respond by saying they have hired...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 29, 2011
Li Qiming, the infamous son of Li Gang, was sentenced to six years in prison for a hit-and-run which killed one person and injured another. From AP: Li Qiming, 23, hit two students while driving on a university campus in...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 5, 2010
“The unspoken thought when Chairman’s Mao grandson was appointed as China’s youngest ever major-general last week was that revolutionary heritage had triumphed over martial prowess.” From the Telegraph:...
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