Christina Nelson

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J-School in the Land of the Junta

YANGON, Myanmar — The future of Burmese journalism is in a shopping mall. At least, that’s what the government hopes. Up the glass escalators of …

China's Property Values Are Skyrocketing, With No End in Sight

The Pain of China's Devastating Earthquake, 5 Years Later

Walking the talk

EVERY economy, like every story, has two sides: supply and demand. The supply side of China’s economy is the stuff of legend: 767m workers, perhaps …

Economics

Checked and balanced?

OUR correspondents discuss the Chinese Communist Party's latest attempts to rein in corruption<p>NextAnalects says "Goodbye"<p>Latest stories<p>Ethiopia’s …

Jeff Nichols's "Mud" and the Rural Revolution in American Film

It was only in the late 1920s, just as sound came in, that Hollywood realized its audience had achieved a demographic balance: there were as many …

Filmmaking

Paper Tiger

Why do so many Chinese people share the same name?

As U.S. intelligence agencies take heat for their response to Russian warnings about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, we’re learning that the National …

China’s Black Hole

On Tuesday, or so it seems, 21 people were killed in the region of Xinjiang in northwest China. According to Hou Hanmin, a Xinjiang propaganda bureau …

When America Became a Cyberwarrior

At a time when Chinese malware is targeting America’s computer infrastructure and U.S.-Israeli worms (e.g., Stuxnet) have reportedly attacked Iranian …

Rhodes East: Why Is the Schwarzman Scholarship in China?

“Remember that you are an Englishman, and have consequently won first prize in the lottery of life.” So said Cecil Rhodes, the diamond miner and an ardent believer in British colonialism, who, in 1902, established the Oxford scholarship that bears his name, so that some of the world’s best young …

Postscript: E. L. Konigsburg (1930-2013)

As a child in Pennsylvania, Elaine Lobl (E. L.) Konigsburg found that the best place to read was the bathroom. “It was the only room in our house that had a lock on the door,” she wrote, “and I could run water in the tub to muffle the sounds of my sobbing over Rhett Butler’s leaving Scarlett. …

Generation jobless

HELDER PEREIRA is a young man with no work and few prospects: a 21-year-old who failed to graduate from high school and lost his job on a building …

Economics

Can’t buy me soft power

THE tentacles of Chinese demand now reach into every corner of Asia. The incongruously lavish swallow-houses in remote Indonesian villages, supplying …

China

A new brick in the Great Wall

ALTHOUGH it is the weekend, a small factory in the Haidian district of Beijing is hard at work. Eight machines, the biggest the size of a delivery …

3D Printing

A giant cage - China's internet

Special report<p>China's internetA giant cage<p>THIRTEEN YEARS AGO Bill Clinton, then America’s president, said that trying to control the internet in …

China

Investment, environment top Jerry Brown's China agenda

Gov. Jerry Brown had a clear message for Chinese companies as he prepares for his week-long trip to the Middle Kingdom next week: California wants your money.<p>“They’ve got billions of dollars,” Brown said. “I'd like to get as much for California as we could.”<p>That includes pursuit of Chinese …

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Why does Greenland’s election have global implications?

ONLY 57,000 people live in Greenland, and little more than 30,000 of them turned out to vote in the country’s general election on March 12th. But the …

Brics nations discuss development bank

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South Africa

A Hungry China Sets Its Sights on Central Asia

<i>Along its western border, China's influence is only beginning to grow.</i><p>In the gravelly, uncertain road coursing through Kyrgyzstan's picturesque Alay Valley, it does not take long to stumble across the Chinese road workers' camp. Though just a dusty collection of prefab dormitories, the camps …

China