Tibetan Found Guilty of Espionage in Sweden

A Tibetan refugee living in Sweden was last Friday found guilty of gathering information for China on fellow Tibetans in the region. The 49-year-old Tibetan man, Dorjee Gyantsan, has been sentenced to 22 months in jail. The...

Mo Yan Addresses Critics in Nobel Lecture

Nobel-winning author Mo Yan delivered his official lecture in Stockholm on Friday, recounting his development as a storyteller through tales of his rural upbringing and especially of his relationship with his mother. The...

China’s Coal Rush Leaves Three Million Living on the Edge

The Telegraph’s Malcolm Moore reports from Shanxi on the voracious coal mining which, according to local government, has left more than 8,000 square miles of the surface dangerously vulnerable to subsidence and sinkholes....

Chinese to Be Taught in All Swedish Schools

Sweden’s education minister has pledged to make Chinese tuition available in all schools in order to boost the country’s competitiveness, according to the AFP. “I want to see Sweden become the first country in...

Uyghur Charged With Spying

The Swedish government has charged Babur Mehsut, an ethnic Uigher born in China who was naturalized as a Swedish citizen, with spying for the Chinese government: Born in the northwestern Chinese city of Lanzhou to a Uyghur...

Nobel Jurors Face Bribery Probe for China Trips

A Swedish prosecutor is investigating all-expenses trips taken to China by Nobel Prize jurors, according to the AP: The investigation was prompted by a Swedish Radio report that said three jurors from the medicine, chemistry and...

Sweden Invites China to Fight Climate Change – Caijing online

From Caijing online (photo: 3C’s logo from its web site): Sweden and its largest energy concern are recruiting corporate allies in China for a private-sector battle against global climate change. More than 20 Chinese firms have been asked to join the three-month-old 3C Combat Climate Change Initiative spearheaded by Vattenfall, a specialist company in alternative […]



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