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· March, 2011

Stories about Chinese from March, 2011

9 March 2011

Taiwan: Social Media Makes Indigenous Voices Loud and Clear

Stories about the Taiwanese indigenous population's struggle for identity, sustainability and dignity are missing from the country's public sphere, as a result of relative social and political domination by the...

7 March 2011

Hong Kong: A Governance Crisis Money Can't Solve

On 23 February, 2011, Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang made a U-turn in a controversial government policy to delay a 6,000 Hong Kong dollar poverty-alleviating cash handout. However, plenty...

5 March 2011

China: No real friends abroad?

In recent years, China has spent a lot to cultivate alliances with illiberal regimes around the world. While it is portrayed as a battle against Western "universal values", the real...

3 March 2011

China: In Memory of Post-80s Trash Poet, Xiao Zhao

On February 14, 2011, 25-year-old poet Xiao Zhao ended his life by jumping off a bridge near his home in Hunan province. While the urban post-80s generation blogging star Han...

Social Media in China: Why and How

1 March 2011

China: Not Tweeting a Revolution

Why did China tweet a revolution and then have almost no one show up? See what Chinese idealists were posting to Twitter leading up to February 20, the day of...