A roundup of online political cartoons from the past week. Click any image to launch the slideshow...
Oct 25, 2012
From the time of Sun Yat-sen, through the turbulent Mao years and now into China’s modern economic boom years, The Economist traces the thoughts of several “admirers” and challenges the meritocratic label that...
Jun 29, 2011
At The Guardian, Isabel Hilton asks why, amid noisy celebrations of the Chinese Communist Party’s 90th birthday this year, the 100th anniversary of the fall of the Qing Dynasty goes relatively unsung. One easy answer is...
Sep 15, 2009
According to Wikipedia: “Sun Yat-sen (pinyin Sūn Yì Xiān) (12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925) was a Chinese revolutionary and political leader. As the foremost pioneer of Republican China, Sun is frequently referred to as...
Nov 12, 2006
From Xin Hua: People around China held a series of activities Sunday to commemorate the 140th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, a forerunner of the Chinese democratic revolution…Solemn commemorative ceremonies were held in Beijing, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Shanghai. At Dr. Sun’s hometown of Guangdong, more than 2,500 people from all walks of […]
Sep 30, 2006
After 1949, there was always just Mao’s portrait hanging in Tiananmen Square. But now there is something new: According to China Daily, People walked around and even used their mobile phones to take photos of a huge portrait of Sun Yat-sen, who now is widely recognized as the nation’s modern founder. The portrait is part […]
CDT in the News
- Foreign Policy, China Brief – Zero-COVID nightmare
- The Globe and Mail – Locked-down Xinjiang residents face food and medicine shortages, as well as Chinese government censorship
- Czech News Agency (CTK) – Forum 2000 Conference Awards Chinese Journalist Zhang Zhan
- RadarOnline – China Unleashes ‘Comment Flooding’ To Tamp Down Social Chatter From Locked Down City
- WION – Covid lockdown: China censuring people’s pleas on social media amid food and medicine shortages