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Peter Ford
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Attended University of Durham
Lived in London
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Roast fox, anyone? Another year, another Chinese food scandal...
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This blog is good for a giggle; another weird and wonderful detail of life in China.
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Bitcoin price down by Monday but Chinese trading still busy. 
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Are American universities selling their souls for tuition fees in China? Some worrying trends....
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What it feels like to be censored in front of your own eyes....
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China's abolition of forced labor camps is a step in the right direction, human rights activists say, but what comes next?
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There was even a Buddhist monk paying his respects to Mao's statue when I was there.....
“Bow three times,” a tour guide encourages her clients, “and Chairman Mao will bless you.” Now, 120 years after he was born in this small hillside village in central China, many pilgrims here see Mao not just as the first president of the People’s Republic, but as a member of the pantheon of Chinese gods, with supernatural powers to affect their lives. In Beijing, meanwhile, President Xi Jinping has also taken recently to invoking Mao, and to usi...
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Blast from a dark past: Liu Shaoqi and Grigory Zinoviev would have recognized the style of Pyongyang's denunciation of Kim's uncle.
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China can declare an aerial ID zone over disputed islands, but can it enforce it? My take in the CSM.
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I write about China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan for The Christian Science Monitor
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  • The Christian Science Monitor
    Beijing Bureau Chief, 2006 - present
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London - Rome - New York - Managua - Buenos Aires - Jerusalem - Moscow - Paris - Beijing - Colombo - Tegucigalpa
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After nearly 30 years of foreign correspondence on five continents, I now live and work in China.
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  • University of Durham
    Politics and Sociology, 1972 - 1975
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