Blog: New dawn for Chinese activism
Last Thursday, the southern Chinese city of Kunming saw its second large-scale protest in less than a month, with more than 1,000 citizens taking to the streets to oppose plans to build a petrochemical refinery and by-product paraxylene (PX) plant 30 ...
Belfast's eatery Scallions takes take-out to a whole new level
“When we didn't feel like cooking ourselves, our only take-out options were really pizza and Chinese food. Sometimes ... They originally learned of this restaurant quality to-go concept when a friend mentioned visiting such a place in Connecticut ...
Your Students, Your Schools -- West Des Moines and Waukee
Her students have been writing letters to Seashell Girl, a friend of Hart's who lives in Florida. The students have asked questions about the ocean and .... This followed the Chinese Lion Team of Suryatej Akavaram, Isabelle Pierotti-May, Ashley Segura ...
Hobnobbing with literature's finest at the PEN World Voices gala
New York Daily News (blog)
Then came the honours: The attendees expressed solidarity with Liu Xia, the Chinese artist wife of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, who lives under excruciating pressure to cease speaking out from the Chinese government. Tarik Günersel, the ...
China relations require a delicate balancing act
In contrast, he says, Kevin Rudd was perceived as a friend by Beijing, and suffered from the response when he was perceived to have hurt his Chinese friends. Terrill agrees with an article written by Bill Hayden, who said as long as ... It was ...