China Correspondent, The Economist
nytimes.com — BEIJING - When the rebel artist Ai Weiwei was illegally detained in 2011, he recounts, his young paramilitary guards asked him to sing for them. He belted out decades-old Communist revolutionary tunes, and they were stunned that he knew them, he said. Now Mr. Ai is answering the guards' request in a different key.
gwu.edu — Related Links The 1983 War Scare, Part I By Nate Jones, May 16,2013 Launch on Warning: The Development of U.S. Capabilities, 1959-1979 By William Burr, April 2001 Thirtieth Anniversary of NATO's Dual-Track Decision By William Burr, December 10, 2009 The 3 A.M.
nytimes.com — BEIJING - Lately, a stream of rosy media accounts has been telling the world to look to China as a model of gender equality in the workplace. "China Dominates List of Female Billionaires" and "Women in China: the Sky's the Limit" are some recent examples from the international press.
france24.com — AFP - It is impossible to predict the evolution of China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak as researchers are still trying to understand the source of human transmission, the head of the World Health Organisation said Monday.
qz.com — The latest in China's rolling cascade of food safety disasters comes from Guangzhou-the capital of Guangdong province in southern China, and one of China's largest cities-where 44% of rice samples were found to contain poisonous levels of cadmium (link in Chinese). That rice was being served to unsuspecting diners in restaurants around Guangzhou (link in Chinese).
dealbook.nytimes.com — As discussed in last week's column, China's leadership is said to be making plans to unveil reforms at the next meeting of all members of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, likely to be held in October.
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