Biography of the Author Pearl Forss

Pearl Forss

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  1. new silk road: blood jades
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    Blood jades: The dark side of Myanmar's trade with China

    The jade trade between Myanmar and China is worth an estimated US$30 billion a year - about half of Myanmar’s GDP. But jade mining is a ...
  2. new silk road wushu1

    Steel, soft power and 'fake' Islamic art: China's Belt and Road to the Middle East

    The new season of The New Silk Road looks at China's extension of its master plan for trade and soft power influence, and how it's changing the ...
  3. MSR Bandar Canal2

    World's largest underground city at KL terminal to be 'gem' on China's rail corridor

    Bandar Malaysia will be “a glittering gem" on rail masterplan linking China and Southeast Asia with East, West and South Asia, China Rail official ...
  4. MSR durian farmers

    Durian farmers suffer, even as Chinese investments bring jobs to Kuantan

    Bauxite mining has caused serious environmental damage affecting rivers, air quality and the durian harvest.
  5. Silk Road guangdong protest

    As economy flags, labour protests multiply across China

    In hotbed Guangdong especially, unpaid wages leave many angry and in the lurch, activists tell The Maritime Silk Road.