In Hubei’s Yunxian County, some come to sell their blood plasma — 600 cc for 168 yuan — to make ends meet. From China Youth Daily [CN], excerpted and translated by CDT: The white boat with 35 passengers...
by Paulina Hartono | Oct 31, 2009
China Newsweek reporter Han Yong (韩永) writes about Jiang Ping (江平) — legal scholar and former president of China University of Political Science and Law — and his views on the rule of law. Excerpted here and...
by Paulina Hartono | Oct 28, 2009
A new website under the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection for reporting corrupt official activities, www.12388.gov.cn, has just opened. From China News Service [CN], translated by CDT: Following the opening of last...
by Paulina Hartono | Sep 24, 2009
In the past, official selection put strong emphasis on educational history, and not on actual capabilities of potential cadres. However, statements from officials like Wang Yang, Secretary of the CCP’s Guangdong Committee,...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 24, 2009
The New York Times reports on the current whereabouts of Mao Zedong’s sole grandson, Mao Xinyu: He enjoys generous helpings of red braised pork, collects Chinese fans and keeps an unapologetically patriotic blog. Now Mao...
CDT in the News
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- 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