Foreigners in China: Villains and Heroes

In the wake of controversial comments made last month by CCTV host Yang Rui about Beijing’s campaign to “clean up” foreigners entering, living or working illegally in China, and previous comments he has made...

TV Host Applauds “Cleaning Out Foreign Trash”

Since 2000, Yang Rui has been the host of English-language CCTV 9’s ‘Dialogue’ talk show and as such, in James Fallows’ words, part of “the face the government wants to present to the outside...

Opinion: Angry China

The recent outbursts of nationalism in China aren’t just cause for foreigners to worry, the Chinese government, which has encouraged the jingoism, ought to be worried too. From the Economist: CHINA is in a frightening...


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