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A Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics Would Work
October 07, 2020

A Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics Would Work

By Shannon Tiezzi
There is a massive overlap between Western liberal democracies and medal contenders in the Winter Games – enough to gut Beijing’s Olympic dreams.

Xi Jinping’s PhD Advisor Compares Hu Administration to North Korea
April 02, 2013

Xi Jinping’s PhD Advisor Compares Hu Administration to North Korea

“The new administration lowered its banners and muffled its drums. It studied the ways of N. Korea.”

Taking a Different View on China's Rise
March 15, 2013

Taking a Different View on China's Rise

Anka Lee gives us a personal take on China’s rise from past travels in the city of Dongguan.

China’s Olympic Debate
August 09, 2012

China’s Olympic Debate

Events in London have sparked strong discussion among Chinese citizenry concerning a whole host of issues.

When Politics Become 'Olympic' Art
July 31, 2012

When Politics Become 'Olympic' Art

Why comparisons between the 2008 and 2012 Olympic opening ceremonies show some interesting contrasts – and shared viewpoints.

2012 London Olympics Showdown
July 25, 2012

2012 London Olympics Showdown

The Olympic Games are just around the corner. What nation will win the most medals in London?

India Steps Up For 2012 Olympics
July 09, 2012

India Steps Up For 2012 Olympics

India’s Olympic past has been a mixed bag. This year could see some measured progress, writes John Duerden.

Malaysian Badminton Ace Out?
May 23, 2012

Malaysian Badminton Ace Out?

Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei picks up a particularly badly timed injury. A nation is wishing him well.

Can Asia Rule the Pool?
May 04, 2012

Can Asia Rule the Pool?

Swimmers like Kosuke Kitajima and Park Tae-hwan have high expectations for the London Olympics this summer.

March 10, 2010

Media Handling 101

Some Chinese officials might want to rethink their domestic media handling skills.

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