As the deadly Ebola virus spreads in Western African countries, and as sometimes irrational fears...
by Anne Henochowicz | Apr 10, 2013
As of April 10, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). • Masanjia Women’s Labor Re-education Camp (马三家女子劳教所): An investigative report on the camp, which exposes...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 6, 2013
China’s H7N9 flu outbreak had claimed 6 lives by Saturday, with the number of confirmed cases rising to 16. With the discovery of the virus among live poultry on sale at Shanghai markets, over 20,536 chickens, ducks, geese...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 1, 2013
At Bloomberg, Adam Minter reports suspicions of a link between newly reported bird flu deaths in Shanghai and the thousands of dead pigs recently found in the city’s water supply: “Wash your hands, and cover your nose and...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 12, 2013
An armada of over 3,300 [update: 5,916] dead pigs drifted down the Huangpu river towards Shanghai over the weekend, prompting a major clean-up operation. Some of the animals are said to have frozen to death; some are apparently...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 5, 2013
Ten years ago, China was dealing with an outbreak of the deadly SARS virus, which originated in Hong Kong and ending up killing 775 people worldwide. During the crisis, the government was widely criticized for its initial news...
by Anne Henochowicz | Nov 14, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 21, 2011
The following review of the translation of Such Is This [email protected] by Hu Fayun, was published in National Review and reposted on the author’s website: The translation under review here was made by Andrew Clark, a...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 11, 2011
ChinaGeeks reviews the newly translated and oddly-titled novel, Such Is This [email protected] by Hu Fayun: As you might or might not have guessed from the stupid title, the main plot arc revolves around the SARS outbreak, which...
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