Reporting protests in rural China – James Reynolds

From BBC News: In a one-party state, made up of more than a billion people, there is an awful lot to hide. On any given day in China there may be 200 different protests. Most take place in the countryside, where many feel left behind by China’s economic boom. But the Chinese state works hard […]

A Force Of Nature – Susan Jakes

From Time Asia (link): In 1999, officials in the city of Zhongshan decided to tear down a shipyard and replace it with a park. The city, situated across the mouth of the Pearl River from Hong Kong, has a tradition of putting its wealth to good civic use: its tidy streets are adorned with banks […]

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