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07.17.2014

The Legacy of Hunan’s Polluted Soils

chinadialogue

This is the second of a special three-part series of investigations jointly run by chinadialogue and Yale Environmen

Environment

06.12.2014

The Dead Swans of Dongting Lake

chinadialogue

I’ve lost track of how many nights I spent traveling to Dongting Lake, a large, shallow lake in Hunan province, central China, famed for being the origin of dragon-boat racing.

Sinica Podcast

06.06.2014

Rice, Wheat, and Air Filters

Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn, David Moser

This week on Sinica, we're delighted to be joined by Thomas Talhelm, Ph.D.

Video

05.28.2014

Staying Afloat

Lynn Zhang, Shirley Han Ying

If you drive south from Beijing on the highways that cut across the North China Plain, some of the first things you notice are the invisible rivers.

Caixin Media

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.

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

Other

03.05.2014

The Abigail Cohen Fellowship in Documentary Photography

At a moment when the world is more engaged with China than ever before, ChinaFile, a project of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society, and the Magnum Foundation are pleased to announce the Abigail Cohen Fellowship in Documen

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

Earthbound China

01.10.2014

Historical Value: A Chinese Town Appraises Its Past

Leah Thompson

The once-grand entrance of the Mingxian Hall is locked and hidden behind splintered boards and overgrown greenery.

Other

12.26.2013

2013 Year in Review

The Editors

As the year draws to a close, we want to take a moment to look back at some of the stories ChinaFile published in 2013. We hope you’ll find something that interests you to read—or watch—over the holidays.

Environment

11.27.2013

Life in the Shadow of the Mekong Dams

chinadialogue

This is the second in a two-part special report on the resettlement rights of villagers displaced by dams along the Mekong (Lancang) River.

Blog

08.15.2013

What Should China Do to Reverse its Tourism Deficit?

The Editors, Leah Thompson, Damien Ma, Christine Lu

The Editors: Recent news stories and industry studies show that fewer international visitors are choosing China as their destination.

Caixin Media

08.12.2013

China’s Urban Sludge Dilemma: Sinking in Stink

Caixin

Promptly at noon on March 17, a heavy truck hauling a dark substance and on a dark mission pulled out of the Gaobeidian Wastewater Treatment Plant in eastern Beijing.

Caixin Media

08.05.2013

County in Shaanxi in a Deep Hole as Mining Bubble Pops

Caixin

A financial crisis triggered by falling coal prices is brewing in Shenmu County, in the northwestern province of Shaanxi.

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