China’s Aid in Africa: Good Intentions Mix with Bad Drugs
Today China focuses much of its foreign aid on healthcare in the developing world. It has achieved some success but also brought problems.
China’s Hui Muslims are unique in many respects. The country’s second-largest ethnic minority share linguistic and cultural ties with the majority in China that have allowed them to practice their
China suspected as source of counterfeit drugs that are holding back fight against malaria in Africa
Kathleen E McLaughlin in Mwanza The Guardian, Sunday 23 December 2012 16.32
Can the Chinese pharmaceutical industry overcome its reputation for producing bogus medicine?
KATHLEEN MCLAUGHLINJUN 11 2013, 10:17 AM ET
Kathleen McLaughlinIn 1967, as the United States sank into
In the ’90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New
From North Korea to its Muslim west and beyond, Beijing has its hands full.
When North Korea tested its nuclear weapons last year, the people of Yanji, China, felt an earthquake. When civil wars tore apart a section of northeast Myanmar, small towns in southern Yunnan flooded with tens of thousands of frightened Burmese refugees. When demonstrations by China’s Muslim Uighurs erupted into deadly riots that underscored the depth of ethnic tensions, new questions arose about China’s policies of cultural assimilation and controls on the practice of Islam and other religions. In short, China’s most delicate and dicey challenges are often seen most dramatically on its borders.