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Assistant Professor Bin Xie discusses weight perception and obesity prevalence in Chinese teenagers
Congressional Research Service, "U.S. Conventional Forces and Nuclear Deterrence: A China Case Study," April 11, 2006
This report was written by Christopher Bolkcom, Shirley A. Kan, and Amy F. Woolf.
Bin Xie finds thin is the new ideal body type in China, a result of increasing affluence and exposure to Western media images.
Dr. Xinping Guan reviews China's social policy reform and development
House Committee on International Relations, “The Internet in China: A Tool for Freedom or Suppression?,” February 15, 2006
Witnesses at the hearing included David A. Gross (US State Department), James Keith (US State Department), Michael Callahan (Yahoo!), Jack Krumholtz (Microsoft), Elliot Schrage (Google), Mark Chandler (Cisco Systems), Harry Wu (China Information Center), Libby Liu (Radio Free Asia), Xiao Qiang (UC Berkeley), Lucie Morillon (Reporters Without Borders), and Sharon Hom (Human Rights in China). Additional statements were submitted for the record.
A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
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