Allegations Against Zhang Yimou Spark Controversy

A public debate has emerged in recent years over the one-child policy, as high-profile cases of forced abortions and other abuses have led to public protests. Author Ma Jian recently wrote about the draconian enforcement tactics...

In China, Wait Leads to Standoff With Officials

The New York Times reports on the stand-off between locals and a group of visiting officials to Mt. Baekdu who caused severe delays for visitors to the local tourist attraction. CDT earlier translated weibo responses to the...

The Privileges of China’s Elite Include Purified Air

China’s leaders have long been resented for their special treatment, including superior medical treatment and access to a special organic food supply amidst increasing concerns over food safety in China. While air...



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