Ai Weiwei is an artist who knows a thing or two about doing time in jail. Next year the activist Beijing artist will exhibit a series of new installations at Alcatraz, the former island prison in San Francisco Bay.
A minor observation on the BBC’s coverage from Cameron’s visit to Beijing (which has been, for the most part, of very high quality.) Nick Robinson closed his piece yesterday with… Continue reading The post Britain’s new Chinese catchphrase: ‘You can’t do that’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
This week, I will be travelling to Beijing, China, with my CGD colleagues, Alan Gelb and Christian Meyer, to attend an authors’ workshop for the Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, at the National School of Development at Peking...Show More Summary
Vice President Biden will try to strike a delicate balance of calming military tensions with China while supporting ally Japan against Beijing on a trip to Asia this week that’s being overshadowed by a territorial dispute in the East China Sea. International attention’s likely to focus on military and strategic issues in China, including its [...]
Fritz tells Fritz: “I’m going to destroy you, you despicable parasite.” (linkedin.com) Chinese authorities conduct unannounced “inspections” at Bloomberg News bureaus in Beijing and Shanghai. (fortune.cnn.com) Some media outlets are...Show More Summary
China's leaders pledged to quicken economic reforms in 2014 while keeping policy stability, the official Xinhua news agency reported. ||| Beijing - China's leaders pledged to quicken economic reforms in 2014 while keeping policy stability...Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top leaders pledged to quicken reforms in 2014 while keeping policy stability and consistency at a meeting of the decision-making Politburo on Tuesday, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
Earlier this morning reports surfaced that Bloomberg's Beijing and Shanghai bureaus were surprise-inspected by Chinese authorities, and now news is leaking out that Bloomberg reporter Robert Hutton was intentionally excluded from a press conference in Beijing yesterday. [ more › ]
It was just a picture. Three friends gathered outside an apartment block, holding a sign. But the trio in the photograph are affiliated with China’s New Citizen Movement, a loose network of rights campaigners, legal activists and ordinary citizens which the country’s rulers don’t much like. Show More Summary
Increasing demand for manufactured goods drove global factory activity higher last month but a spurt in the euro zone masked a widening disparity among some of the bloc’s key members. ||| London / Beijing - Increasing demand for manufactured...Show More Summary
Sotheby's Beijing Art Week, 28 November ? 1 December, concluded yesterday in the China World Summit Wing with an auction which achieved RMB227,133,480 / US$37,278,386 (Est. over RMB123 million), and set a record for Chinese modern master...Show More Summary
19 Feb 2014-20 Feb 2014 At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Matthew Mitcham produced the performance of his life: winning gold for Australia and becoming the first diver to ever score...
Vice President Joe Biden will seek a delicate balance between calming military tensions with China and backing ally Japan against Beijing on a trip to Asia this week that is being overshadowed by a territorial row in the East China Sea. Show More Summary
As if the shit hasn't already hit the fan hard enough for Bloomberg News in China, Fortune is reporting that Chinese authorities conducted a series of "unannounced inspections" in Bloomberg News's bureaus in both Beijing and Shanghai. The inspections took place in "the final days of November," after the news agency became embroiled in self-censorship scandal. [ more › ]
Cameron argues GSK case in China ©Getty Chinese premier Li Keqiang and UK prime minister David Cameron at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing David Cameron has complained to his Chinese counterparts about their treatment of GlaxoSmithKline,...Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Japan and China to lower tensions that have spiked since Beijing announced an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, while repeating that Washington was worried by the move.
Or so states perhaps the most interesting email I received today on my work account (just nudging out a solicitation to submit a manuscript to the Beijing Law Review). Said “book” is never mentioned by title in the email, nor does it appear available on Amazon. Ignoring these red flags, following are excerpts from the [...]
In his speech to the 21st Century Council in Beijing, former prime minister Paul Keating has once again demonstrated his adroit perception for the nature of these times and the direction of our century. If Keating’s prescriptions are...Show More Summary
A painting by 20th-century Chinese artist Zao Wou-ki sold for 89.7 million yuan ($14.7 million), a record price for the abstract painter, at Sotheby’s first major auction in Beijing on Sunday.
The Prime Minister has arrived in Beijing in a bid to boost trade and make amends for previous spats Summary LAST UPDATED AT 13:02 ON Mon 2 Dec 2013 See related: Cameron's cronies: PM pays price for press regulation THE Prime Minister...Show More Summary