The New York Times’ former Beijing bureau chief Edward Wong shares his parting thoughts on...
by Sophie Beach | 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...
by Liu Yong | 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...
by Sophia Cao | 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 […]
by Xiao Qiang | 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 […]
by Xiao Qiang | 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
- 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