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Editor's Note: In 2016, Young China Watchers (YCW) partnered with the Lau China Institute at King's College London to launch an inaugural essay competition on the topic: “How will China [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
Latin Americans can't afford to wait four years to see when the United States will be willing to have an honest and reciprocal conversation about economic prosperity in the Western [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
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Even animals from the deepest places on Earth have accumulated pollutants made by humans. That's the unfortunate finding of a new study by myself with colleagues from the University of [...]
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
Ten years ago, amateur tilapia farmers in China were able to dig a pond, fill it with fish, add antibiotics and chemicals, and then later sell the fish to numerous [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
Back in 2011, I testified in front of a subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Chinese environmental regulation. Surprisingly, the actual subject of the hearing was a [...]
Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
Rich in wildlife, Southeast Asia includes at least six of the world's 25 “biodiversity hotspots” – the areas of the world that contain an exceptional concentration of species, and are [...]
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
Donald Trump's election as President of the United States has raised serious concerns about whether the US will continue to work with its international partners on climate change. At this [...]
Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
Large dams on the Mekong River in China's Yunnan province have considerable impacts on downstream river flows. This is shown by new research by myself and colleagues at Aalto University [...]
Mon, Feb 13, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
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The mighty Mekong has always beguiled explorers and travellers with its swirling rapids, rocky inlets and dotted islets. Currents, reefs and rocks have repeatedly thwarted attempts at smooth navigation since [...]
Fri, Feb 10, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue
The Chinese government is spending 30 billion yuan (US$4.4 billion) to reduce poverty in remote areas by installing solar power. One area seeing investment is Qinghai province in China's north-west [...]
Thu, Feb 09, 2017
Source: News from China Dialogue

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The DBS Foundation recently partnered with the Social Enterprise Research Centre in Beijing to publish the “Greater China Social Enterprise Survey Report”. The report outlines the discoveries they made over [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
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HOHHOT – According to a Xinhua News Agency report, Inner Mongolia's Secretary for Home Affairs, the Public Security Department, the Comprehensive Management Office and the Health and Family Planning Commission [...]
Tue, Feb 21, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
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Indigenous to Africa and most of Southern and Eastern Asia, pangolins are a species of scale-covered mammals that resemble anteaters. The scaly critters are prized in Chinese cuisine and traditional [...]
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
This article was originally published by the Paulson Institute. You can see the original here. The Paulson Institute is a non-partisan, non-profit “think and do” tank grounded in the principle [...]
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
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On February 9, the Orange Umbrella Foundation's three-minute video entitled “how to apply makeup after domestic violence” won the International Social Media Impact Award's “Most Creative Video Award”. The video [...]
Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
On the eve of this year's Valentine's Day, LGBTIQ couples went to Beijing's most iconic landmarks and posed for the camera with cartoon cut-out banners promoting marriage equality. The iconic [...]
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
The story of two young Americans who began an organization called “Education in Sight”, aiming to provide vision tests and eyeglasses to students in rural Yunnan Province, has recently been [...]
Tue, Feb 14, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
Three weeks ago, a man surnamed Zhang was mauled to death by tigers in Ningbo Zoo after scaling a wall to avoid paying the zoo's entrance fee. Police shot and [...]
Mon, Feb 13, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
Over the last few years, the ancient Chinese tradition of giving red envelopes filled with cash to friends and family during the Spring Festival has been taken up by the [...]
Fri, Feb 10, 2017
Source: China Development Brief
A recent report by the Yanzhao Evening News tells the story of 23 junior high classmates who donated their Spring Festival spending money to a girl in need in Hebei [...]
Thu, Feb 09, 2017
Source: China Development Brief

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Von Uwe Hoering, Februar 2017: Vor einem Jahrzehnt schien es so, als würde ein ‚Schlafender Riese' geweckt: Afrika habe das Potential, zum Brotkorb der Welt' zu werden. Dafür wurde auf [...]
Wed, Feb 01, 2017
Source: News from Globe Spotting
Catch 'em young! Nachwuchssorgen in der Landwirtschaft; Konzernkontrolle über Saatgut durch 'Ranking'; Widerstand gegen Privatisierung erfolgreich; Heilongjiang wird Gentechnik-freie Provinz - jedenfalls vorerst; Peasant Studies: Explaining resistance and its absence; [...]
Fri, Dec 23, 2016
Source: News from Globe Spotting