Washington Post China correspondent // 华盛顿邮报驻华记者施家曦
RT @fnazca: Inspirada por histórias de fotógrafos que não medem esforços para que todos vejam a realidade, a Leica faz um tributo a esses v…
BBC: Arrest warrant out for CCTV London correspondent for failing to show for a court hearing. Kong was charged w assault after slapping (in the face [twice]) a conference participant whose views on Hong Kong political freedoms she found disagreeable https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-birmingham-47981352
China has caught foreign spies asking university students to take photos of...published magazines. "The intelligence could be used for directed sabotage, posing a serious threat to national security," an intelligence security expert anonymously told GT http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1146570.shtml
PR exec who wrote op-eds warning Canadians about Sinophobia and claimed no relation w Chinese govt never mentioned "her employer, Solstice Public Affairs, had been hired as the lobbyist for the Chinese Consulate-General in Toronto last August" @scmp scoop https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3006638/how-chinas-canadian-lobbyists-blurred-lines-pr-journalism-and
Another reminder of the dilemma of identifying a brand with photojournalism and chasing profits in China: Lu Guang, one of China's most celebrated photographers, has been disappeared, likely by Xinjiang authorities, since November. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/2019/01/where-is-disappeared-chinese-photographer-lu-guang/ https://twitter.com/gerryshih/status/1119066791051837440
Leica, which depends heavily on the China market (see parade of $10k Noctilux lenses at hutong tourist hotspots) says it "regrets any misunderstandings or false conclusions that may be drawn" from ad referencing Tiananmen tank man. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3006817/leica-camera-backs-away-promotional-video-depicting-tiananmen
Wang Jianlin, China's richest developer, will build a "red tourism" complex at Yan'an where early Communist revolutionaries were based. http://www.wanda.cn/2019/2019_0418/40117.html New tourism venture after his vow to crush "foreign" Disneyland with his "wolf pack" of Han theme parks fizzed out.
RT @ewong: Scholars are caught in escalating US vs. China visa war — Scholar @mikepillsbury, who informally advises Trump, has had a visa a…
RT @jleibold: What is happening in China's Xinjiang region? Please join me & a dozen other scholars on 3 continents for a global day of sol…
Reminder that @megoizzy has one of the coolest jobs and feeds. https://twitter.com/megoizzy/status/1118797813046042625
RT @YaroLFC: The beautiful art of writing headlines
RT @DD2_Li: China’s social credit system didn’t stop at citizens. City of Quanzhou became the latest to rate civil servants’ personal behav…
Sprawling and timely new report looking at China’s technological reach around the world from some of the sharpest China researchers at @ASPI_ICPC https://twitter.com/daniellescave/status/1118654095793934336
RT @pakwayne: Took the drone out and had a blast shooting this https://twitter.com/afp/status/1118473681112408064
China nabs another Western signer-on for Belt-and-Road: Switzerland https://www.reuters.com/article/us-swiss-china/swiss-to-support-belt-and-road-push-during-presidents-china-trip-idUSKCN1RS0WI
RT @BaldingsWorld: China watchers: It can't get any crazier China: Hold my dammed Tsingtao with a baiju shooter https://twitter.com/tracyalloway/status/1118401811377872897
(Very slightly) good news on the China climate front https://twitter.com/laurimyllyvirta/status/1118359787798978560
AOC quits Facebook and all social media, which she called a “public health risk” because it can lead to “increased isolation, depression, anxiety, addiction, escapism.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/04/15/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-quits-facebook-calls-social-media-public-health-risk/?utm_term=.eac7c05f33ae
AP journalists win Pulitzer for coverage of Yemen civil war https://apnews.com/44f2f36b0c7b46b19b2fa32e6904b06c
Stop colluding with foreigners, top official tells Hong Kong political groups https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3006183/china-facing-its-worst-national-security-threats-cold-war via @scmpnews
RT @blcccs: After forming the @ExtinctionR symbol in Pl Catalunya, @XRBarcelona held a Holy Week style procession for the Earth through Las…
RT @BloombergAsia: Foxconn founder Terry Gou is considering a run for Taiwan's presidency https://bloom.bg/2UCF9YJ
RT @LATlands: I'm so proud of my colleagues, @latimesharriet, @pringlelatimes and @matthjourno for their inspiring work, begun during some…
Hu Yaobang is being quietly commemorated by Chinese liberals as China enters one of its most politically sensitive periods of 2019 https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/04/15/his-death-years-ago-today-was-spark-tiananmen-square-protests/ by @annafifield
So well-deserved @mokhbersahafi et al. https://twitter.com/ap/status/1117871200959520768
Kaifu Lee has argued China has an A.I. advantage because its leaders are less fussed by “legal intricacies” or “moral consensus.” Also Lee: “We are not passive spectators in the story of A.I. — we are the authors of it.” @paulmozur moving karmic scales https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/14/technology/china-surveillance-artificial-intelligence-racial-profiling.html
RT @TomLasseter: The WikiLeaks news reminded me of a story by @mattSchodcnews . When he was on a rotation in the Knight Ridder Baghdad bure…
RT @dtbyler: Pleased to have this long-read essay out in the @guardian today. Smartphones and the internet gave Uyghurs a stronger sense o…
RT @isaacstonefish: This is the U.S.-China version of "but her emails" https://twitter.com/Birdyword/status/1116235697067704320
但同时,这也在内部与外部引发了各种异议与批评,而当面对这些批评与异议时,中国官方 又显得很不自信,不断地加以打压禁止,呈现出一种让人困惑不解的极其矛盾的现象:一方 面是超级强势,咄咄逼人;另一方面又好像异常敏感脆弱,像是弱不经风 https://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20190410/zhang-lun/?_ga=2.130980175.1392072901.1554891660-1771081235.1541997112
A midfielder with “graft”: Rick Singer client who got into UCLA by bribing its elite soccer program and was listed on the roster likely didn’t even play the sport. (She did, however, do equestrian.) https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ucla-admissions-soccer-recruit-20190319-story.html
Ivanovich also testified that when the thumb drive they recovered from Zhang at the club was inserted into another agent’s computer, “a file immediately began to install itself.” The agent, Ivanovich said, had never seen that happen before. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/mar-a-lago-intruder-had-cash-and-additional-electronics-in-her-hotel-room-prosecutors-say/2019/04/08/2edd875a-5a22-11e9-a00e-050dc7b82693_story.html?utm_term=.d1338e4fe8a3
Cue Katt Williams sketch about Tatiana the Tiger in SF. “This is not a drill.” https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1114915752828706818
RT @business: A Florida man who bribed his son into Penn was convicted of running an 18-year, $1.3 billion health-care fraud https://t.co/r…
RT @ajwsmall: Really fascinating details in this story: "minutes of Wednesday’s meeting of ambassadors show how the mood has changed among…
The myth of China’s reformers has been around for decades — and will make every wave of cycle and disappointment harder... smart take by @jendeben @PeterMartin_PCM https://bloom.bg/2K7cbvp
RT @ajwsmall: I have a new piece up at Foreign Affairs on Europe’s changing approach to China and what it means for the US. Some key points…
Who is Dr Charles — the mystery man who meets with Trump, top United Front honchos...and allegedly invited the woman arrested at Mar a Lago? @washingtonpost story moving the ball forward by @annafifield https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/how-chinas-dr-charles-peddles-claims-of-access-to-us-power/2019/04/03/516a792c-5617-11e9-aa83-504f086bf5d6_story.html
RT @annafifield: China's latest Internet celebrity is the philosophy-reading homeless "Vagrant Master." He became so fed up with his unlike…
RT @tombschrader: The "Charles" who runs the United Nations association the defendant references is probably Charles Lee, the business part…
RT @feliciasonmez: Trump says he called Chinese President Xi Jinping "king." Xi responded that he's president, not king, per Trump. "I say,…
RT @jendeben: Juncker said Chinese investments in Europe make it harder in the EU to agree on foreign policy. “One country isn’t able to co…
How YouTube management sacrificed discretion, decency, truth at the altar of clicks and engagement. By @mhbergen https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-04-02/youtube-executives-ignored-warnings-letting-toxic-videos-run-rampant
RT @raghavanWaPo: In an Iraqi village, only one man has returned. @TamerELG reports on the massive challenges facing Iraq to rebuild its so…
RT @business: Saudi Aramco’s $111,100,000,000 profit in 2018 easily dwarfed all other businesses on the planet https://bloom.bg/2U8p3pA
Former NSA spies hacked BBC host, Al Jazeera chairman for UAE http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-raven-media via @SpecialReports
And ethnic Uighurs. This recent @meghara piece on PRC authorities in Xinjiang locking up citizens of Turkey, formerly of the PRC, after dismissing their Turkish passports as "fake." https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/meghara/turkey-uighurs-china-muslim-internment-camps
Perhaps false equivalence but longtime CCP strategy is to claim authority over ethnic Chinese the world over, including those who have renounced citizenship. He is American. He is not Chinese. Simple as.
Wife tells @owenschurchill PRC has offered to help US free Wang Xiyue from Iran, w/ significant implications. Awful ordeal but it could get slippery: if CCP can bail out a Chinese-American (not a PRC citizen) it can also lock up a Chinese-American. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3004223/beijing-willing-step-aid-wang-xiyue-chinese-american-scholar
RT @LadyPutz: Two pieces from me today. First, some thoughts following the latest bevy of Xinjiang stories (will share those links in the n…
 
 
 
 
 
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