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Beijing Bureau Chief — The Economist

Beijing Bureau Chief, The Economist

Chinese reforms yet to register at local levels

articles.baltimoresun.com — Law: The Chinese constitution guarantees both individual and property rights - on paper. BEIJING - In this city of continuous demolition and construction, Huang Zhenyun was just another person fighting for his family home, until China's top propaganda outlets decided to make him a hero.

Flat Earth Society

forbes.com — Before the Chinese hosted the Olympics, they discovered America and sparked the Renaissance-if you believe Gavin Menzies. If history is indeed written by the victors, what are we to make of Gavin Menzies?
Apr 23, 2015

China is building a lot of trash incinerators. I write that despite protests, they are badly needed: economist.com/news/china/216…

Apr 23, 2015

@BeijingPalmer You need to follow the recipe. Leave on low heat, let simmer for 10-12 years.

Apr 23, 2015

Source tells Nature "at least 4 groups in China are pursuing gene editing in human embryos" nature.com/news/chinese-s…

Apr 23, 2015

"In world 1st, Chinese scientists have reported editing the genomes of human embryos" nature.com/news/chinese-s… That's certainly... interesting

Apr 23, 2015

@trey_menefee Yes have heard both. And I would count either under the one-use quota.

Apr 23, 2015

@larsonchristina @comradewong Now you're heading into "Why I'm Leaving China" territory. There madness lies. Or a dragon.

Apr 23, 2015

@comradewong No, it's easy to remember when you use such a phrase. Though 12 years later, maybe it is time to use it again.

Apr 23, 2015

@jonlsullivan Yes, but without independent oversight, such measures are doomed to fail.

Apr 23, 2015

I speak from experience. I burned through my "Heaven is high, emperor is far away" quota in 2003.

Apr 23, 2015

You get one "People's Republic of X" story per China journo career. Don't burn it too early. (Same goes for "Heaven is high, emperor is...")

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