Shifang

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...

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...

Shifang Plant Cancelled, Protesters Released

The planned copper plant in Sichuan Province over which protesters and riot police clashed earlier this week has been cancelled, and those detained during the confrontation released. From Keith Bradsher at The New York Times:...

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