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07.10.2014

U.S.-China Climate Cooperation More Crucial Than Ever

chinadialogue

As the governments of the United States and China meet in Beijing this week for the Sixth U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), one area w

Tibet Resists

Jonathan Mirsky

Tsering Woeser was born in Lhasa in 1966, the daughter of a senior officer in the Chinese army. She became a passionate supporter of the Dalai Lama. When she was very young the family moved to Tibetan towns inside China proper.

Blog

07.09.2014

The U.S. and China Are At the Table: What’s At Stake?

William Adams, Zha Daojiong

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew are in Beijing this week for the sixth session of the high level bilateral diplomatic exchange known as the Strategic and Economic Dialogue.

Features

07.02.2014

China’s Fallen Mighty

Ouyang Bin, Zhang Mengqi, David M. Barreda, Youyou Zhou

(This story was updated on September 22, 2013 and July 2, 2014.)

Books

06.25.2014

Chinese Comfort Women

Laura Chang

During the Asia-Pacific War, the Japanese military forced hundreds of thousands of women across Asia into “comfort stations” where they were repeatedly raped and tortured.

Caixin Media

06.10.2014

A Jesuit Astronomer in a Qing Emperor’s Court

Caixin, Sheila Melvin

Of the 920 Jesuits who served in the China mission between 1552 and 1800, only the Italian Matteo Ricci (Li Madou) remains well known.

Books

06.09.2014

Voices from Tibet

Laura Chang, Robert Barnett

Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet.

The Ghosts of Tiananmen Square

Ian Johnson

Every spring, an old friend of mine named Xu Jue makes a trip to the Babaoshan cemetery in the western suburbs of Beijing to lay flowers on the tombs of her dead son and husband.

Culture

06.03.2014

A Visit to Hong Kong’s June 4th Museum

Amy Chung

Every Saturday in Hong Kong, volunteer curator and translator C.S. Liu helps guide visitors through the first permanent museum dedicated to the history of the Tiananmen Square massacre of June 4, 1989 in Beijing.

Features

06.03.2014

Voices from Tiananmen

The Editors

This Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of the deadly suppression of the 1989 Tiananmen protests on June 4.

The Tanks and the People

Liao Yiwu

Twenty-five years ago, before the Tiananmen massacre, my father told me: “Son, be good and stay at home, never provoke the Communist Party.”

Blog

06.02.2014

25 Years On, Can China Move Past Tiananmen?

Xu Zhiyuan, Arthur Waldron, Ying Chan

Xu Zhiyuan: Whenever the massacre at Tiananmen Square twenty-five years ago comes up in conversation, I think of Faulkner’s famous line: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.”

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