Tag Archives: AIDS

Dream of Ding Village – Book Review


Dream of Ding Village by Yan Lianke is the Man Asian Literary Prize nominated story of a small village in Henan as it is ravaged by the AIDS epidemic that spread through central China nearly a decade ago (and continues … Continue reading

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Chinese Christians are filling vital roles in their communities (and a rant)


In my visits to rural villages in China I have been impressed by the ability of local churches to identify needs, and design projects to meet them. Often these projects rely solely on volunteers and donations from believers. Today I want … Continue reading

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Top China stories of the week: 11/27-12/04


China halts U.S. academic freedom at the class door, from Bloomberg, was the better of two excellent pieces this week on the topic of joint-managed colleges in China (the other being No academic freedom for China). This piece generated a … Continue reading

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