Yesterday I was interviewed by BBC Word TV about China’s decision to allow the country’s 13 million unregistered poeple to get Hukou – the family registery system.
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2015/nov/24/xi-china-illusion-of-change/ Xi’s China: The Illusion of Change Ian Johnson SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg/Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping in Manila, Philippines, November 18, 2015 Xi Jinping is often described as China’s most powerful leader in decades, perhaps even since Mao. He has been credited—if sometimes grudgingly—with pursuing a vigorous foreign policy, economic reforms, and a historic crackdown… Continue reading Xi’s China – an excellent piece by Ian Johnson
I’ll be on BBC World Service’s Weekend programme from 6.30 to 8.30 am this Saturday 5th of Dec. 2015. I’ll be discussing the happenings in the world and our careers, with another guest Tim Judah, a british journalist and writer. Tune in if you can. .– Lijia writer, journalist, social commentator and public speaker Mobile:… Continue reading Lijia on BBC World’s Weekend programme