female political participation in China lags behind

My commentary piece in today’s South China Morning Post. While the authorities are boasting that China saw more women lawmakers and legislators during this year’s ‘two sessions’, China’s female political participation actually lags behind many other countries. Here’s why. https://www.scmp.com/comment/opinion/article/3125775/chinas-political-gender-gap-remains-huge-so-much-women-holding-half

My radio essay for Radio 4

At last, I made it to From Our Own Correspondent! Radio’s 4’s high-profile current affair programme is my favorite. It offers a chance for BBC’s foreign correspondents around the world to reflect on a certain event or issue. Compared to other programmes, it is far more personal and literary. I’ve long had my eye on… Continue reading My radio essay for Radio 4

A guest on the BBC”s Weekend program

For once, I had to get up early this morning for BBC World Service’s Weekend program. It’s a two hour long news and current affair program from 6.30 to 8.30 am. It always has two guests, who comment on the events in the past week. I am one of the guests. And the other one… Continue reading A guest on the BBC”s Weekend program