Electromagnetism Fears Spark Protests

China has seen numerous protests triggered by fears of chemical pollution. Two incidents in the past month have revolved instead around concerns over health threats from electromagnetic radiation, despite the lack of evidence...

2 Dead, 223 Injured from Beijing Fireworks

Xinhua reports on casualties from Beijing’s traditional New Year fireworks barrage: The dead, two men, were killed respectively in the explosion while setting off shoddy fireworks in the early hours of Thursday, the first...

Liaoning Police Take Live Video Petition

Liaoning residents carrying grievances may now file petitions via video conferencing. From Global Times: Residents in Liaoning Province who want to file a complaint or request on public security issues may do so remotely at...

Parallel Fate of a Man and His City  

From Economic Observer Online: Chinese writer Wang Xiaofang, 48, kicked off his latest book signing tour in June. It is the third of his Beijing Office Director series, which launched him to his role as an icon of the...

Al-Jazeera on the Yilishen Ant Farming Scandal

Below is Al Jazeera’s news video about the Yilishen scandal, via Youtube: Thousands of people across China have been conned out of their life savings in a massive investment scam involving ant farms. A chairman of one...




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