Qidong

People’s Daily Urges Nationalist’s Arrest

At Tea Leaf Nation, Tom Snyder covers the fallout from an incident during last month’s anti-Japanese protests: prominent nationalist Han Deqiang’s slapping of an elderly man for “disrespecting” Mao...

Concern at Abuse of Foreign Journalists in China

Three China-based Foreign Correspondents’ Clubs have issued a joint statement condemning “alarming” recent episodes of harassment against foreign reporters. From the Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong...

Qidong Paper Plant Resumes Production

The paper factory at the centre of violent protests in Jiangsu at the weekend resumed production on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press: Authorities in the eastern Chinese city of Qidong dropped plans for a waste water...

Hexie Farm (蟹农场): The Great Wave Off Zhongnanhai

For his latest contribution to his CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab of Hexie Farm finds inspiration in the wood-block print The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Japanese artist Hokusai. Responding both to the recent Beijing floods...

Tenuous Calm After Pollution Protests (Updated)

AFP reports quiet in Qidong amid a heavy police presence following Saturday’s violent protests against a planned pipeline. “People don’t dare to go out in the streets today,” said a local resident, who...

Photos: Unrest in Qidong

Saturday’s protests in Qidong, Jiangsu, over a proposed pipeline, escalated into violence and riot police were called in. Numerous photographs of the scene have been distributed online by bystanders, which show an immense...

Pipeline Project Cancelled After Protests (Updated)

Riots broke out in the Jiangsu city of Qidong on Saturday during protests against a pipeline which locals feared would pollute the nearby coastline. From Peter Parks at AFP: Following the clashes, the local police said in their...

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