China

Pact lacks practicality

Earlier this month, Chinese President Xi Jinping and United States President Barack Obama established an agreement to support the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.Continue...

Pirating the Ivy League

China’s recent economic boom has resulted in the rise of several universities that seek to recreate the experience of prestigious western universities.Continue...

Student-led protest blazes political trail

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to demand that residents of the region be able to choose their leader for the upcoming 2017 election — for which China has said they’ll be determining the candidates.Continue...

Let's get down to business: the live-action ‘Mulan’ disappoints

Disney’s new live-action Mulan is an overtly white interpretation of Chinese culture and a subpar adaptation of its animated antecedent, disappointing its $200 million production budget—and fans—on both fronts.Continue...

Students from Wuhan organize to send medical supplies home

Queen’s students Hedi Zhou, LifeSci ’21, and Yaxuan Li, BEd ’20, spent Christmas break with their families in Wuhan. A month later, they’re gathering medical supplies to send back home.

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Scapegoating other countries allows us to ignore Canada's issues

As North Americans, we love to blame China for our problems.Continue...

Queen’s has ties to companies involved in human rights abuses. We should all care.

Queen’s should cut its financial and research ties to companies involved in the ongoing human rights crisis in Western China, where an estimated 1.5 million Uyghur Muslims and other minorities are being arbitrarily detained in re-education camps.Continue...

Rignam Wangkhang believes Hong Kong needs help

Tsering Dorjee Wangkhang was one of the first two Tibetans to immigrate to Canada.Continue...

US blacklists Chinese tech company funding research at Queen's

Citing human rights abuses, the United States placed iFlyTek, a Chinese technology company currently funding research at Queen’s, on its trading blacklist on Oct. 7, halting the company’s work with American firms.Continue...

NBA decides its financial interests outrank Hong Kong’s freedom

According to basketball legend LeBron James, Houston Rockets general manager, Daryl Morey, was "misinformed” when he weighed in on the Hong Kong protests on Twitter, showing support for the Hong Kong freedom fighters.Continue...

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