In his in-depth profile of Chinese president Xi Jinping at The New Yorker this week, Evan Osnos...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 3, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 12, 2012
In recent years, much attention has been focused on China’s increasingly influential role in various African countries and the country invests large sums of money in the continent. But China’s investments are...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 17, 2010
ABC News reports on new investments by China in Venezuela, about which few details are known: President Hugo Chavez has announced an agreement with China that would have the Asian economic giant devote $20 billion to financing...
by Xiao Qiang | May 10, 2008
Brian Ellsworth reports for Reuters from Caracas: Venezuela and China have agreed to build a refinery in China to process Venezuelan oil, advancing leftist President Hugo Chavez’s push to boost ties between the OPEC nation...
by Kate Zhao | Apr 8, 2008
From Radio Netherlands Worldwide: Mr Li is the embodiment of today’s fastest growing world power: China. He strikes oil deals, builds hospitals and motorways, sells merchandise, takes over companies and lays oil pipelines....
by Liu Yong | Jan 2, 2008
From the Christian Science Monitor: One country’s motivation is political, the other’s pragmatic. Venezuela is seeking a strategic geopolitical alliance, China a steady supply of energy. A new oil exploration deal between the two countries – China’s largest single investment in an overseas energy project to date – makes US officials nervous. But with Chinese […]
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 24, 2007
From Reuters, via The Intelligence Summit Blog: Venezuela said on Saturday it was working on a raft of oil deals with China, giving impetus to President Hugo Chavez’s attempts to break his country’s dependence on oil exports to the United States. The China National Petroleum Corp. will look to develop heavy crude oil production in […]
by Sophie Beach | Aug 14, 2005
From the Miami Herald: These days, it seems as if China and Venezuela are moving toward the same point but from opposite ends of a vast ocean. China is the socialist state that has a thriving industrial sector and is embracing elements of capitalism; Venezuela is the capitalist country with massive oil reserves that is […]
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