Typhoon Fitow, which made landfall on Oct. 7 in Fujian province, has moved on to Zhejiang province and neighboring Shanghai. Officials have reported $3.4 billion in economic losses. In Zhejiang, 11 cities and over 7 million people have been affected, with 9,500 homes destroyed. Rivers in Zhejiang are at record high water levels, causing structural damage to embankments. In Shanghai, at least 600 homes and 50 roads have been flooded. (BBC Oct. 7; South China Morning Post, Oct. 10, 2013)
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Every week, China Program’s Senior Advisor Dr. Robert A. Kapp compiles a reading list and provides commentary, for you to better understand China.
Robert A. Kapp is senior advisor to the China Program at the Carter Center. He has been principal of Robert A. Kapp and Associates, a business consulting firm, since 2004. From 1994 through 2004 he served as President of the United States-China Business Council…