Panelists examined the issues driving the protests in Hong Kong, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.
Critics have long accused food and beverage companies of trying to exonerate their products from blame for obesity by funding organizations that highlight alternative causes. US-China Today investigates the supposed model of transparency between Coca-Cola and China’s private and government research institutions and its implications for public health.
China is increasingly making strides toward becoming a global environmental leader, but its continued censorship of critical discussion at home complicates this progress.
In the lead-up to the United Nations climate change conference US-China Today spoke with Kelly Sims Gallagher, Director of the Center for International Environment & Resource Policy at Tufts University, to see how the U.S. and China can best handle this existential threat. This piece was written by Cathin Guo & Jin Yan.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing on China's Relations with Southeast Asia," May 13, 2015
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on May 13, 2015. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
The U.S. Dept of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs produces an annual report describing the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade in Calendar Year 2014.
The Congressional-Executive Commission offers its annual report on human rights in China and current affairs in regards to rule of law.
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "China's Environmental Crisis", to assess China's current environmental state, and to describe China's history of pollution, the cost of environmental damage, citizen outrage, and what is being done to fix it. The piece was written by Beina Xu.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society hosted a talk with Weijian Shan, one of Asia’s best-known financiers, as he recounts his remarkable personal story of his exile to the Gobi Desert for hard labor at the age of 15 amidst the turmoil of Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC East Asian Library present a screening of Daughter of Shanghai, a documentary featuring actress Tsai Chin talking about her life, scenes from the films and series she has starred in, and footage of celebrities talking about Tsai’s influence on them.