the New York Times

Person of the Week: Gao Yu

CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of public intellectuals, cartoonists, human rights activists, and other people pushing for change in China. The wiki is a work in progress. 高瑜 Gao Yu in 2007. (Source: Wikimedia Commons/VOA) Your sent...

“Almost Total Suppression of Information” After Tibet Fire

Lhasa’s Jokhang temple, a sacred Tibetan Buddhist site dating back in parts to the seventh century, caught fire on Saturday: Devastating news from Lhasa of the Jokhang temple on fire. pic.twitter.com/LXiIlvc7V5 — Robert Barnett (@RobbieBarnett) February 17, 2018 As news of the fire sp...

“Almost Total Suppression of Information” After Tibet Temple Fire

Lhasa’s Jokhang temple, a sacred Tibetan Buddhist site dating back in parts to the seventh century, caught fire on Saturday: Devastating news from Lhasa of the Jokhang temple on fire. pic.twitter.com/LXiIlvc7V5 — Robert Barnett (@RobbieBarnett) February 17, 2018 As news of the fire sp...

Former CCP “Rising Star” Sun Zhengcai Indicted for Corruption

Former Politburo member Sun Zhengcai has been charged with corruption, becoming “the highest-level serving official to be prosecuted in President Xi Jinping’s sweeping anti-corruption campaign,” according to AP. Sun was a rising star in the Party who was appointed Chongqing Party c...

Cardinal Rebukes Vatican-China Deal

The Vatican and China have held ongoing talks in recent years over the status of the appointment of bishops in the country. A breakthrough was made this month with the Vatican poised to strike a deal with China that would allow the Chinese government to appoint bishops. This development comes after...

NY Times reports more subscribers, posts Q4 loss

NEW YORK: The New York Times said on Thursday (Feb 8) it saw accelerating growth in digital subscribers in the fourth quarter, delivering a lift to share prices for the prestigious newspaper group. The Times said it added 157,000 net digital subscriptions in the final three months of the year ......