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04.01.2014

Eviction by Arson: Land-Seizure Turns Deadly

Caixin

A village head and the boss of a building company were among the seven people arrested over an arson attack on a protest against a land seizure in Shandong Province in which one man died and three others were hurt.

Media

03.21.2014

“We’ll Know It When We’re There”

Jonathan Landreth

Martin Johnson (not his real name), is a co-founder of the China-based Internet freedom advocacy collective GreatFire.org

Media

03.17.2014

‘Self-Media’ Pushes and Beijing Pushes Back

Tea Leaf Nation, Alexa Olesen

Michelle Song, twenty-four, studies international relations at Beijing’s prestigious Peking University and lives in a dormitory, so she doesn’t watch television regularly and doesn’t subscribe to newspapers.

Media

03.14.2014

The Other Shoe Drops

Tea Leaf Nation, David Wertime

Welcome to the big leagues, WeChat.

Viewpoint

03.13.2014

How Chinese Internet Censorship Works, Sometimes

Jason Q. Ng

Earlier this week, Chinese Internet services blocked searches for the phrase mìshū bāng (秘书帮).

Environment

03.11.2014

It’s Time to Cooperate on the Yarlung Tsangpo

chinadialogue, Isabel Hilton

This is part of a special series of articles produced by thethirdpole.net on the future of the Yarlung Tsangpo river—one of the world’s great transb

Caixin Media

03.11.2014

Li Ka-shing’s Remedy for ‘Coddled’ Hong Kong

Caixin

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is again in the media spotlight after he mentioned in late February the possibility of publicly listing his retail business A.S.

Blog

03.10.2014

Should China Support Russia in the Ukraine?

Alexander V. Pantsov, Alexander Lukin, Sergei Zamascikov, Yawei Liu, Edward Friedman

Alexander V. Pantsov: The Chinese Communist Party leadership has always maintained: “China believes in non-interference in internal affairs.” In the current Ukrainian situation it is the most we can expect from the P.R.C.

Environment

02.28.2014

Citizen Sues Local Government for Failing to Curb Air Pollution

chinadialogue

Although residents in Northern China are no strangers to dirty air, a man from the smog-enshrouded Hebei province has decided to take the local environmental authority to court for failing to control air pollution.

Media

02.21.2014

How the Internet and Social Media Are Transforming China

Shazeda Ahmed

“The Internet has radically transformed China,” said Emily Parker, author of the book

Environment

02.19.2014

Water Pollution: More Difficult to Fix Than Dirty Air?

chinadialogue

Although China’s air pollution keeps making headlines, its water pollution is just as urgent a problem.

Blog

02.13.2014

Are Ethnic Tensions on the Rise in China?

Enze Han, James Palmer, Robert Barnett, Nicholas Bequelin, James A. Millward, Rachel Harris, James Leibold, Uradyn E. Bulag, Nathan Hill, Elliot Sperling, Tsering Shakya, Emily Ting Yeh

On December 31, President Xi Jinping appeared on CCTV and extended his “New Year’s wishes to Chinese of all ethnic groups.” On January 15, Beijing officials

Media

02.06.2014

Beijing’s State Secrets Law—Still Broad, Still Opaque

Tea Leaf Nation, David Wertime

Beijing may be whittling back its widely reviled state secrets laws—but given their opacity, it’s hard to say for sure.

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