Late on Tuesday, a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit Sichuan’s Jiuzhaigou County, killing at...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 26, 2012
Earlier this month, Foreign Policy compiled a list of the 75 cities projected to be the “world’s most dynamic” by 2025, according to per-capita GDP growth. The list, which is based on a McKinsey Global...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 25, 2011
Following the deadly crash and derailment of a high-speed train in Wenzhou, it has been reported that authorities have begun to crush and bury segments of the train (see video below for more). A poll on Sina Weibo asked...
by Sandra Severdia | Jul 25, 2011
The following examples of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies by various central (and sometimes local) government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Chinese journalists and...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 24, 2011
The death toll of the high-speed train crash in Wenzhou now stands at 35 with more than 200 people injured. As more information about the circumstances come to light, netizens and others in China are asking questions about the...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 23, 2011
A high-speed train has derailed in Zhejiang, sending two coaches off a bridge and killing at least 33 people and injuring almost 200, according to a report from Xinhua: The accident occurred after high-speed train D3115 was...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods