Louisa Lim appears in the following:
Monday, January 16, 2017
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Friday, October 24, 2014
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Monday, June 02, 2014
Sunday, June 01, 2014
They peered at the photo blankly, leaning to take in the details.
"Is it from South Korea?" asked a student studying for a doctorate in marketing, with no flicker of recognition.
"Is it Kosovo?" a young astronomy major guessed.
The photo they were staring at so intently was the iconic ...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The elderly woman carefully handed over the tissue-thin white paper slip. The flimsy invoice was her son's death notice. The words hurriedly scrawled on it in blue ink — "shot outside and died" — were proof to her of the crimes of the state.
Zhang Xianling's son, Wang Nan, was ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
File under "one of the oddest jobs ever": professional mourner. China's funeral rituals date back 2,000 years to the Han dynasty, but were banned during the Cultural Revolution as superstition. Now these funeral rituals have become an income source to a select few who stage funeral extravaganzas, marrying ancient Chinese ...
Monday, June 03, 2013
Ding Zilin has spent the past 24 years on one mission: seeking justice for the death of her son, 17-year-old Jiang Jielian, who was shot in the back by Chinese soldiers on the night of June 3, 1989.
This year, her mood is one of black despair.
"It's possible that ...
Monday, May 27, 2013
It was 5 p.m. on an ordinary Tuesday, and Li Ping was finishing up the company accounts before going to have a facial. She was working for her brother, Li Qiang, who owned one of the biggest private transport companies in Chongqing, a major city in southwestern China.
Suddenly, five ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
In China, having too much money is a relatively new problem. But the rapidly growing country is second only to the U.S. in its number of billionaires, according to Forbes magazine. And now an enterprising company has set up a course for kids born into wealthy families, who are learning ...
Monday, May 13, 2013
Zhang Ming lost her 5-year-old daughter, her parents and her home in the powerful earthquake that hit Sichuan province five years ago. She now operates a stall selling soft drinks, homemade tofu, popsicles and souvenirs. She and her husband had another child, a daughter who is ...
Monday, May 13, 2013
Five years after the massive Wenchuan quake in China's Sichuan province left about 90,000 dead and missing, allegations are surfacing that corruption and official wrongdoing have plagued the five-year-long quake reconstruction effort.
The official press is full of praise for how "all Chinese have a reason to be proud ...
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Saturday, May 04, 2013
How do you prevent protests in China? Move the weekend.
That's the Orwellian step taken by local authorities in the southwestern city of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. May 4 is a sensitive date commemorating an influential student movement in 1919. It's especially potent in Chengdu, where it marks ...