As officials are repeatedly exhorted to remember the lessons of the Soviet Union’s collapse,...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 13, 2013
Following a freeze on construction of new government buildings aimed at reining in embarrassingly...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 4, 2011
Architectural extravagance in China has attracted a great deal of attention in recent months, with a Harbin pharmaceutical company and the Jiangsu village of Huaxi offering particular highlights, and a Los Angeles Times article...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 1, 2011
At The Los Angeles Times, David Pierson and Jonathan Kaiman survey the mass of “face projects” built by China’s local governments in recent years. There are no highways running through this impoverished rural...
by Michael Zhao | Feb 25, 2007
Here comes a really green mountain in southwest China. It was painted. Wondering how it smells. An update on an earlier post. From China Daily: A rocky hill in Fumin County of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province was painted green last year. A worker who took part in the painting of more than 1,000 square meters […]
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