This week’s Economist looks at the global growth of facial recognition technology, of which...
by Melissa M. Chan | Dec 30, 2012
After a bus crash that left 11 schoolchildren dead in Jiangxi, another accident involving an overloaded minibus killed ten people, five of whom were children, from The South China Morning Post: At least 10 people, including five...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 15, 2012
China Real Time Report has posted a survivor’s account of the October 1st Hong Kong ferry disaster, in which 39 people died. Ms. Cheng and her husband, Mr. Lui, 43, an employee at Hongkong Electric Co. for more than 10...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 29, 2011
Chinese netizens expressed sadness and anger when a school bus in rural Gansu crashed, killing 20 people aboard including 18 children. The bus had nine seats but was carrying 64 people. Since then, the head of the school...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 27, 2011
In Vanity Fair, Simon Winchester rides the high-speed rail in China and marvels at how far the country has come, despite the safety issues and corruption in the transportation industry: I think I had probably never seen in my...
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