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· August, 2011

Stories about Chinese from August, 2011

China: Who Could Have Known The Libyans Hate Gaddafi?

One of China's top military analysts at home, has turned the official line on Libya into something of a joke, and abroad, China's nominal support for Gaddafi may end up...

China and USA: Joe Biden's Noodle Meal

The United States Vice President Joe Biden ended his six-day official visit to China on 22 August, 2011. Most Chinese people do not know whether or not there there has...

China: Three Public Expenditures and State Secrets

In China, the term, "three public expenditures" or san gong jingfei, refers to government expenses for overseas trips, food and entertainment and public vehicles. The three expenditures have been considered...

China and Hong Kong: Citizen Arrested for Wearing Political T-Shirt

A Hong Kong man was dragged off and detained yesterday because of the T-shirt he was wearing. The incident happened during a visit to the city by China's future premier...

China Model in Two Different Cities

In the past few years, the term "China Model" has been widely discussed among intellectuals in China, and is now slowly spreading to other developing countries in Asia, Latin America...

China: Large NIMBY Protest Erupts in Dalian

A Sunday morning sit-in protest in downtown Dalian, Liaoning province, against a chemical factory located in the city turned into a large-scale procession through the streets. Police were out in...

China: Tweets Didn't Start the Fire

China's main state television station has launched a second offensive against microbloggers and users of other social media, this time on the back of the recent British riots. The attack...

China: Discount train ticket for the disabled

China: Rural migrant workers self-bury protest

China: Taxi Drivers and Railway Workers on Strike

A new wave of strikes are taking place in China. This time it is not among rural migrant workers working in sweatshops, but among drivers and employees in the urban...

Japan: Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami Creative Industry Survey Results

China: Anger Over State TV Attack on Microblogging Platforms

Bloggers in China fear that a recent broadcast by state-controlled China Central Television (CCTV) entitled, 'Where is the moral bottom line of Microblogs?', was a direct attack on citizen media...

A Letter From China to the Norwegian Killer

Many Chinese netizens could not comprehend the atrocities committed by Anders Behring Breivik in Norway. In their eyes, Norway is a paradise, where people enjoy a high standard of living...

China: Chemical Vinegar

A local report has revealed that 90% of vinegar in the market is produced by glacial acetic acid rather than grain. According to the report [zh] in the First Financial...

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