Watch your rice, folks. That's our takeaway from this week's Sinica, which ruminates on troubles old and new in the Middle Kingdom. Up for discussion in particular are Chinese activities in Rwanda, dodgy rice, ongoing worker troubles at Apple subsidiaries in China, and two new search engines owned by the People's Daily and Xinhua. Our panelists also discuss the surprise appearance of American Ambassador and Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman at an ephemeral political protest in downtown Beijing.
Joining host Jeremy Goldkorn
in our studios this week is Sinica regular Gady Epstein
, Beijing Bureau Chief for Forbes magazine and one of the best journalists covering contemporary China. We're also privileged to have two more exceptional China watchers in our studio as well: Mary Kay Magistad
of Public Radio International's The World, and China expert Kathleen McLaughlin
who writes for the Global Post.
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