Posted by Jeremy Goldkorn on Sunday, July 2, 2006 at 10:53 PM
Old China hand Jane Macartney (pictured) is a descendant of George Macartney, the first British envoy to China, who came to China in the 18th Century with the aim of negotiating trading agreements with the Qing Dynasty government led of Emperor Qianlong.
Jane Macartney has been in and out of China since the early 1980s. She is now the Beijing correspondent for The Times (U.K.).
She has a blog: Sinofile. This is from a recent post:
When is First Really First?
UPDATE 2: Previously reproduced 'CCTV' comment deleted, see comments for more of the same.
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