The New York Times’ former Beijing bureau chief Edward Wong shares his parting thoughts on...
Apr 29, 2014
At The Diplomat, Kerry Brown explores contrast in the perceptions held by Chinese people and those...
Feb 13, 2012
At The International Herald Tribune’s Latitude blog, translator Eric Abrahamsen is ten times as concise as Yu Hua, explaining how the character 管 guǎn captures much about Chinese society. In the traditional Confucian view...
Nov 11, 2009
Hu Shuli, who has been much in the news recently, has picked the seven most powerful people in China as part of a Forbes Magazine report on the world’s most powerful (in which President Hu Jintao ranks second and...
May 25, 2009
From Reuters: China said on Monday it will perfect its natural gas pricing mechanism and push forward reforms on power prices this year, part of efforts to encourage energy savings and change its energy-intensive development...
Sep 11, 2007
The Amis tribe, an indigenous people of Taiwan, is going to have electricity, which causes different views. From BBC News: High-tech Taiwan is one of the world’s most wired societies and one of the globe’s largest economies. So it is something of a surprise to discover that there is still one place where people live […]
May 7, 2005
From Washington Post: The coal spike has ravaged much of China’s power industry, with 85 percent of the country’s plants now losing money, according to the official China Daily. A new crop of foreign investors now scours China for power plants at distressed prices. In much of the rest of the world, including the United […]
Apr 9, 2005
From China Economic Net: The structural contradiction of China’s electric power production is very conspicuous. For many years, projects of thermoelectricity blooms everywhere in the eastern provinces and cities where there is a relatively concentrated power consuming load. The coal reserve in China is not the No. 1 in the world but the annual exploitation […]
CDT in the News
- Mind Matters – Xi’an Lockdown: Beijing Continues to Pursue “Zero-Covid”
- News.com.au – China’s Covid zero policy is floundering against Omicron
- The Wire China – Open Source
- PBS Newshour – Examining the human toll of China’s stringent COVID policy
- Wainao – Hu Xijin’s retirement, the future after the “flattering era”