China Mainland News
Jun 18, 2014
Americans and Chinese, like peoples everywhere, have dreams. Chinese President Xi Jinping frequently refers to the China dream of the great renewal of the Chinese nation; while American dream has focused primarily on personal freedom and equal opportunity to better one's position in life. People in both China and the United States worry whether Chinese and American dreams are compatible, writes former U.S. Ambassador to China, J. Stapleton Roy.
Jun 13, 2014
According to China Environment Forum Director Jennifer Turner, China has pollution regulations on the books, but “in actual practice…you see from the air quality that something isn’t working.”
Jun 09, 2014
CEF's infographic - Rethinking China’s Dam Rush - got published on China Water Risk June newsletter.
Jun 06, 2014
Charles Kraus, a Program Assistant with the Cold War International History Project (CWIHP), recently visited the Diplomatic Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in Tokyo.
Jun 04, 2014
To understand the country today, look to the unusual choices the regime made following the 1989 demonstrations, when the country pivoted to opposite extremes in economics and politics, writes Global Fellow Zheng Wang.
Jun 03, 2014
This summer, the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI) at the Wilson Center, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, will launch two roundtable discussions,“Looking Back at the Fourth World Conference on Women: Beijing +20.” and “A Conversation on Women’s Leadership”, bringing together experts in women’s human rights law, business, and academia. Both roundtable events will be held at the Ford Foundation in Beijing.
Jun 02, 2014
The water-energy-food choke point is forcing a new 21st century reckoning.
May 29, 2014
Can working in China make you sick? Japanese electronics giant Panasonic certainly thinks so. It’s prepared to pay its expatriates for sacrificing their health to do business in the country. But this move could backfire, writes Shihoko Goto.
May 28, 2014
The environmental impact of China's pork industry is becoming too large to ignore.
May 27, 2014
China is a country of superlatives and contradictions, especially when it comes to energy – it is not only the largest producer and consumer of coal, but also the largest investor in renewable energy. Since 2010, China has been the world’s biggest and fastest growing market for wind power, which the government has prioritized for its cleaner energy and job creation potential. But waste and poor planning have left many new wind farms idle or disconnected from power grids.