The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
Jan 15, 2014
BBC science editor David Shukman writes that “China is on a trajectory that will see it...
Aug 16, 2013
At the Paris Review, Molly Crabapple and British author Warren Ellis discuss how the...
Mar 11, 2013
For the latest installment in his CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab of Hexie Farm visits recent news of more than 3,000 dead pigs found floating in the Huangpu River outside Shanghai. While the cause of the pigs’ death is...
Dec 22, 2008
While parents whose children died in the Sichuan earthquake are suing government officials and contractors, some lighter post-quake news is being reported, in the form of a miracle pig. From the New York Times blog: In the weeks...
Dec 5, 2007
A commentary from the Beijing News translated by CDT: From January 1, 2009 onward, pig farming will be banned in all of Dongguan City, a leading manufacturing base in Guangdong Province. A Dongguan official made this announcement at a working conference about cleaning up pollution from the poultry industry. Many counter the government decision, saying […]
Jun 8, 2007
The soar in the price of pork, along with other meat, this spring may signal the beginning of inflation, according to this story from International Herald Tribune: Few things are as essential to the Chinese as their pigs. From pork spare ribs and mu shu pork to char siu bao – barbecued pork buns – […]
May 17, 2007
Two piglets compete in a swimming race, part of the “Pig Olympics”, by Natalie Behring
CDT in the News
- Foreign Policy, China Brief – Zero-COVID nightmare
- The Globe and Mail – Locked-down Xinjiang residents face food and medicine shortages, as well as Chinese government censorship
- Czech News Agency (CTK) – Forum 2000 Conference Awards Chinese Journalist Zhang Zhan
- RadarOnline – China Unleashes ‘Comment Flooding’ To Tamp Down Social Chatter From Locked Down City
- WION – Covid lockdown: China censuring people’s pleas on social media amid food and medicine shortages