Age of the Dragon

Bradley Perrett | The story of Chen Fan: A short life of struggle

Bradley Perrett
Updated October 20 2023 - 3:34pm, first published 12:00pm

Most young people left the village. Living at home was cheap, but it offered hardly any work.

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Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett is a regular ACM columnist with a focus on Australia's relationship with China, covering defence, strategy, trade, economics and domestic policy. He was based in Beijing as a journalist from 2004 to 2020.