At CNN, Katie Hunt reports that the Tibet Autonomous Region is closed to all foreign visitors and...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 21, 2011
Beijing badly lacks water, but much of the available supply is slurped up by luxury apartments and bottling plants. Friends of Nature researchers have recently drawn attention to the additional drain of the million tons a year...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 16, 2006
From Time Asia (link): The first sign that Lotus Mountain is not Aspen comes from the man skiing down the hill in a pin-striped business suit. Other skiers are dressed in more sporty Gore-Tex outfits, but many share the snow-dusted rear of the man dressed for a day at the office. After all, most of […]
by Sophie Beach | Feb 3, 2006
From Knight-Ridder, via the San Jose Mercury News: Enthusiasm — rather than knowledge — is what marks the sudden rise of winter sports around China’s capital, where a flurry of ski resorts and an indoor ski dome have opened in the past few years. Some of the resorts are within sight of the Great Wall […]
by Sophie Beach | Jan 17, 2006
From the Christian Science Monitor: As the “year of the dog” arrives in China, a new fad for those partaking in China’s success is weekend skiing. Office groups migrate to one of eight new ski “villages” outside Beijing. Many arrive in SUVs, the current “it” car also used for fashionable expeditions to outbacks in Gansu […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”