Labor unrest has increased throughout China as the economy continues to grow at its slowest rate...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 2, 2016
Amid an economic downturn and a plan to streamline the state-owned sector, the Chinese government...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 22, 2013
Beijing’s acting mayor has announced an array of new measures to combat air pollution in the city, following heavy smog that seeped hundreds of points off the scale this month. From Xinhua: The capital will take 180,000...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 23, 2011
China Media Project translates a bold open letter from three journalists to the government and people of Mianyang, a city near the epicentre of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake. Although shoddy construction magnified the impact of...
by alicebirney | Mar 5, 2011
Although the rivalry between Japanese and South Korean companies has intensified, they are increasingly cooperating in ventures abroad to prevent Chinese competitors from getting too far ahead. Read the article in Asahi here:...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 16, 2009
Following protests in which workers took a government official hostage, managers of a steel plant in Henan have canceled plans to privatize. From the New York Times: The protests, in Henan Province in central China, were the...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 12, 2009
Reuters reports: The China Iron and Steel Association, which is leading annual iron ore price talks, has sought this year to impose its will on an industry it accuses of undermining its demand for a bigger price cut. Its calls...
by Xiao Qiang | Jul 16, 2009
Syed Fazl-e-Haider reports from Quetta, Pakistan for the Asia Times: China Metallurgical Construction Corporation (MCC), which already runs a copper mine in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, is showing renewed interest in...
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