The Broadcasting Board of Governors honored Mandarin service senior editor and broadcaster Wu Jing with its annual David Burke award for her nine-part series on China’s deadly coal mine industry.
By the time Matt and I reach Ben Tre city on provincial roads, it's late afternoon. We have time to visit a park honoring "heroic women of the revolution" and take pictures of local people enjoying a stroll.
The destruction of most of Tibet’s monasteries during China’s Cultural Revolution is fairly well-known. Less well-known is the fact that Tibet’s monasteries were, by the beginning of the Cultural Revolution, already empty shells.