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Officially determined spread of the oil leak. Yuetuo is one of the islands close to the Tangshan coast. (Image by: SOA report)
A long and hard-fought lawsuit brought by a group of Chinese tourist operators against United States oil giant ConocoPhillips has quietly ended with an out-of-court settlement behind closed doors. Despite the [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
The announcement of China's Belt and Road Initiative in 2013 has given rise to a lot of discussion about "transboundary connectivity", the building of pipelines, roads, railways and electricity connections. One [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Young people can cross several mountains in a single day looking for yarsagumba.
It's late May and the urban centre of Zaduo is deserted. Located in Qinghai province, the town's main street is usually crammed with pedestrians and vehicles, but it's a ghost [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Established and proposed marine reserves in the Antarctic
The world's five largest krill fishing companies, including state-owned China National Fisheries Corporation (CNFC), have agreed to stop fishing for krill in the “ecologically vulnerable” waters off the Antarctic Peninsula [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Established and proposed marine reserves in the Antarctic
The world's five largest krill fishing companies, including state-owned China National Fisheries Corporation (CNFC), have agreed to stop fishing for krill in the “ecologically vulnerable” waters off the Antarctic Peninsula [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
The year is 2040 and the planet is hot, more than 1.5 degrees Celsius warmer on average than before the start of the Industrial Revolution. Residents of coastal cities are [...]
Fri, Jul 13, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
After several months of anticipation, the blueprints for China's Belt and Road Initiative finally include Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). As speculation gives way to reality, it's a good [...]
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
The world's poorest countries are paying more to borrow money because of their vulnerability to climate change, a new study from the United Nations Environment Programme has found. The findings expose [...]
Tue, Jul 10, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
Inflow of tidal waters at Mousuni island in Indian Sundarbans (Image: Arjun Manna / WWF India)
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has just approved a grant of US$15 million for the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem (BOBLME) project, led by the United Nations Food and [...]
Mon, Jul 09, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue
China's new plan for tackling air pollution (published on July 3) is more detailed and covers more cities than the one which expired at the end of 2017 – but [...]
Fri, Jul 06, 2018
Source: News from China Dialogue

 

This notice was published by China's Ministry of Civil Affairs in June 2018. What follows is CDB's translation. Find the original here. Notice from the Ministry of Civil Affairs regarding “The [...]
Thu, Jul 19, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
On August 16th, a conference presenting the results of the “Chinese Social Organization Economic Scale (N-GDP) Calculation” research project was held in Beijing. During the conference Ma Qingyu, a professor [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
Asia Dialogue, the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute, has published a series of “video policy briefs” looking at how the implementation of China's Overseas NGO [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
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Editor's Note This is an abbreviated and adapted translation of a report published by the WeChat account of 尖椒部落 on the 11th of July 2018. You can find the original here. [...]
Fri, Jul 13, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
On the morning of July 10th, the Tin Ka Ping Foundation announced the passing of the founder and chairman of the foundation and Hong Kong Tianshi Chemical Industry Company Limited, [...]
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
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“Tomoroe” or 途梦 (Tu meng), the English name combining the words “tomorrow” and “to more”, is a not-for-profit project founded by Chongqing native Yang Xueqin that invites outstanding professionals from [...]
Tue, Jul 10, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
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This year's edition of the MTA (Music, Technology and Art) Festival, held in May in Hebei province, can lay claim to be the greenest music festival ever to have taken [...]
Mon, Jul 02, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
The Ministry of Finance publicly released the draft version of the “Government Procurement of Services Management Measures” on the 26th of June in order to gather public feedback. It is [...]
Fri, Jun 29, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
Last week the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) released the “Blue Book of Charity (2018): a report on the development of Chinese charity”. The report reveals that while the total [...]
Tue, Jun 26, 2018
Source: China Development Brief
Editor's Note This report originally appeared on ChinaFile. Please find the original here. June 14 2018: Today, the Shanghai Public Security Bureau (PSB) Foreign NGO Management Office, together with the Shanghai Law [...]
Tue, Jun 26, 2018
Source: China Development Brief

 

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