Voters in several cities across China are heading to the polls this month to elect deputies for...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 31, 2013
The South China Morning Post reports that lawmakers have resigned in mass in Hengyang city, Hunan...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 3, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Scott Greene | Dec 5, 2011
The New York Times’ Sharon LaFraniere reports on Qiao Mu, a professor at the Beijing Foreign Studies University whose failed candidacy in a neighborhood People’s Congress election highlights the government’s...
by Mo Ming | Jan 30, 2007
Translated by ESWN: The following is an excerpt from the book I Object: The Road to Politics by a People’s Congress Member by Zhu Ling. The book is about former People’s Congress representative Yao Lifa, who is more commonly known among the citizens of Qianjiang as “Representative Yao.” The book is ‘banned’ by the General […]
by Liu Yong | Sep 30, 2005
From Xinhua, via SINA English: Compared with public hearings and opinion solicitation concerning law making in some Chinese cities, north China’s Tianjin has taken much bolder action by entrusting a local attorney association to draft a local law. The association is supposed to draft a local law entitled “Measures on Public Hearings of the Tianjin […]
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