Category Archives: News Story of the Week

Slowing Down the High Speed Rails – News Story of the Week


China’s high-speed rail system has been a hot topic for these past few months since it was revealed that millions of dollars had been embezzled from these projects. With that revelation came some big questions over the safety of the … Continue reading

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China hits a Green Tech Home Run – News Story of the Week


Over the past few months I’ve showed that several of China’s environmental achievements have been little more than smoke and mirrors. So I’m very pleased to announce that Beijing is finally getting it right by creating the right incentives along … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of Ai Weiwei? – News Story of the Week


This week Frontline aired an in-depth look at Chinese artist/dissident (or perhaps  dissident/artist) Ai Weiwei. The full episode entitled “Who’s Afraid of Ai Weiwei” is available online here along with a profile of his online activism here. If you aren’t … Continue reading

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