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China’s corrupt media

age of corruption cover China Weekly

Following the recent investigation into alleged news extortion at 21cbh.com, veteran editor and CMP fellow Zhu Xuedong (left) -- the former editor-in-chief of China Weekly -- says China's media industry today has entered an "era of corruption" and serious ethical problems should continue for some time. Read more ...

via Hku
19 Sep 2014

Can you name a branch of government?

More than one-third of Americans cannot name a single branch of the United States government, according to a recent poll. The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania released a poll on Wednesday that shows 35 percent of those polled could not name one branch of the U.S. government. This amount is almost equivalent to the 36 [...] Read more ...

via Politico
19 Sep 2014

China to invest $20 billion in India

NEW DELHI - China is not a warlike nation, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, during a rare trip to neighbour India that was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the world’s two most populous nations.Robust comments from India’s new Prime [...] Read more ...

via Nation
19 Sep 2014