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  • Events | 10 March, 2013 (13:13)

    China’s Silent Army: How China is Building its Global Power – From the Ground Up

    From the iron ore mines of Perú to illegal logging camps in the Siberian forests and a giant dam in Sudan, Juan Pablo Cardenal will discuss how China is changing the developing world.

    As China hunts for natural resources and leverages its position as the world’s banker, Chinese firms are leaving heavy social and environmental footprints in many parts of the world. Cardenal will tell stories he gathered in 25 countries over two years of research for his recently published book “China’s Silent Army: The Pioneers, Traders, Fixers and Workers Who Are Remaking the World in Beijing’s Image”.

    DATE: Mar 13 (Wednesday)
    TIME: 10-11:30am
    VENUE: Delegation of the European Union, 15 Dongzhimenwai Dajie
    ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door to non-members
    REGISTRATION: email fcccadmin@gmail.com

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
    Juan Pablo Cardenal was the Shanghai correspondent for Spain’s El Mundo in from 2003-2007 and Beijing correspondent for the daily El Economista until 2010/11. He is now based in Hong Kong as a contributor for El País and other international media.