China is in the midst of a push to vaccinate 560 million people—40 percent of its population—by June. However, facing slow vaccine uptake (a February survey found the majority of medical workers unwilling to take it) and a minor...
by Joseph Brouwer | Mar 23, 2021
A suicide bombing in a rural Guangdong village left five dead and five injured on Monday, March 22. A swiftly imposed media blackout left details of the incident vague but it seems that the attacker, a 59-year-old local, was...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 3, 2020
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. Notice: From June 28 onward, all...
by Paulina Hartono | Mar 25, 2009
An 80-year-old feud between villages in Hainan’s Dongfang City erupted on Wednesday, leaving one dead and six injured. From Xinhua: The fight happened at around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday between several hundred residents of...
by Liu Yong | Jan 29, 2009
From Washington Post: Liu Yongquan thought he was well prepared for China’s job market, with his degree in electromechanical engineering. But a long internship had provided no help in the way of connections, nor any real...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 20, 2005
From Xinhua: The principle of respecting local situations and choosing proper strategies must be stuck to in the push to improve farmers’ consumption, says an article in People’s Daily. An excerpt follows: The topic of boosting rural consumption has been much talked about this year. A number of provinces imposed the specific aim of setting […]
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- 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