Mengyu Dong is a freelance journalist and photographer based in Washington D.C. She is currently documenting the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement, focusing on the participation of a group of young Chinese and Asian protesters...
views of U.S.
by Sophie Beach | Jun 14, 2010
From the Financial Times: US lawmakers are “baby kissing” incompetents who risk “poisoning the atmosphere” with China with their proposals to force Beijing to increase the value of its currency, according to Chinese official...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 13, 2009
While there is certainly an abundance of press coverage of President Obama’s first visit to China before he even lands in the country, the verdict seems to be out about whether he is going to be greeted “as a rock...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 22, 2009
The Telegraph reports on a strongly-worded editorial in the China Daily, which blasts both outgoing President Bush, who it accuses of taking a “wrecking-ball” to world affairs: Its stinging rebuke was in marked...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 17, 2007
With the tragic shootings in Virginia at the top of the news in the U.S., the Chinese media is also responding. From Danwei: Reports and discussion about Monday’s shootings at Virginia Tech filled the Chinese media and online forums today. News was gleaned from reports from the American press and from Chinese journalists stationed in […]
by Sophie Beach | Feb 2, 2007
The New York Times reports on a rare public rebuke of President Bush by a senior Chinese official. Ye Xiaowen, director of China’s State Bureau of Religious Affairs, wrote in the overseas edition of People’s Daily: “The more they oppose terrorism, the more terror they produce,” Mr. Ye said in the article. “How many more […]
by Michael Zhao | Apr 21, 2006
From EastSouthWestNorth (link): Oriental Daily interviewed 349 Hong Kong adults by telephone and showed the survey results with respect to the series of incidents at the Bush-Hu speeches on the White House lawn: – 79% said that the American government should apologize – 62% said USA is not a trustworthy partner
by Sophie Beach | Dec 6, 2005
China analyst David Cowhig sent the following into CDT: A News.sina.com.cn BBS had a posting entitled “What you certainly won’t see on Chinese Central Television” showing US soldiers in friendly encounters with Iraqis and Iraqi children. A wide range of responses. Some of the responses were: — It is good to see both the good […]
by Sophie Beach | Sep 7, 2005
From the Christian Science Monitor: Many Chinese still feel a century-old sense that America is young and flexible, a “sunshine society,” a place of wealth and generosity where laws are made to protect people, as one Beijing scholar here puts it. At the same time, more Chinese describe the US as trying to keep China […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – US sharply criticises China in annual human rights review, the Biden administration’s first public assessment of Beijing’s record
- New York Times – How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M
- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China