New Leftist Targeted in Shoe-Throwing Protest

A student at Hainan University hurled a shoe at prominent neo-Maoist Sima Nan after a lecture on Sunday, earning cheers from others in the audience. Global Voices’ Oiwan Lam translated the thrower’s introductory...

Factories Face Survival of The Fittest

Rising costs, Yuan currency rate revaluation have made shoe manufacturers in a south China to shut down or relocate in the past year. The problems in the footwear industry reflect broader crisis affecting manufactures across...

China Fights EU Shoe Duty – Andrew Bounds

From Financial Times: Chinese shoemakers on Wednesday said they would sue the European Union over anti-dumping duties imposed on their products. Four Chinese footwear companies will tell Europe’s second-highest court that...

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