Evan Osnos suggests that North Korea's blustery Soviet-style propaganda has grown hopelessly outdated, and may even end up forcing its hand. Pyongyang should modernize its rhetoric, he argues, as China has. From The New Yorker:...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 8, 2012
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 comments, which...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 28, 2009
Time Magazine reports on a new intiative by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and martial arts star Jet Li to introduce solar power to villages across China: When former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and philanthropic...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 6, 2005
From the Voice of America: British Prime Minister Tony Blair says he is optimistic that China will eventually match its economic development with democracy and more respect for human rights. The U.K. leader held talks in Beijing with Chinese officials on Tuesday. Mr. Blair joined Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao for the signing of several […]
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 3, 2005
From The Sunday Times: Business leaders who will travel with Tony Blair today to China and India are demanding that the European Union immediately lift its blockade on Chinese textile imports. The 40 company bosses are also attempting to spearhead a drive to increase Britain’s exports to China and India. Currently only 1% of UK […]
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