Last week, news broke that HIV antibodies had been detected in 12,229 bottles of a blood...
by Grace | Mar 28, 2016
The Wall Street Journal’s Fanfan Wang and Laurie Burkitt report that an ongoing government...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 28, 2013
An official at China’s prestigious Renmin University was recently detained for his alleged...
by Josh Rudolph | May 21, 2013
In 2011, Guo Meimei scandalized the name of the Red Cross Society of China at a time when many were already suspicious about the humanitarian NGO’s management of funds. After the devastating 6.6Mw earthquake hit Sichuan...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 4, 2013
Zhao Xiyong, the Shenyang man who had been posing as a departmental head at the State Council Research Office on various “official” trips since 2010, was declared an impostor by provincial and central authorities and...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 15, 2011
Fears of Chinese espionage have been inflamed in Canada by the revelation of flirtatious emails sent by Conservative MP Bob Dechert last year to Shi Rong of Xinhua’s Toronto bureau. From The Globe and Mail: This all came...
Southern Metropolis Daily offers rare perspective on China’s recent showbiz sex scandals – David Bandurski
by Sophia Cao | Nov 24, 2006
From China Media Project: Over the last week in China two entertainment scandals have topped headlines and chatrooms. Today, in one of the first editorials approaching the scandals from a larger social perspective and pointing out blindness to more fundamental issues raised by the cases, such as sexual abuse and harassment, Southern Metropolis Daily criticized […]
by Sophia Cao | Sep 11, 2006
From China Daily: China’s entertainment industry is facing another sex scandal as a 22-year-old actress claims a director of the China Central Television (CCTV) asked her to sleep with him in return for a role in the TV drama “Painter Village”. Xiao Qiong(ËÇñÁêº) said on her blog that director Yang Yichao hinted that she might […]
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