· March, 2013

Stories about Chinese from March, 2013

Video: Chinese Journalist Fights Censorship

  12 March 2013

Committee to Protect Journalists features a special report about media censorship in China. In the report, Jonah Kessel tells a video story about Chinese Journalist Liu Jianfeng who reports on social issues amidst pressure from China’s state-controlled media.

Video: The 70's Generation in China

  12 March 2013

WORDS OF A GENERATION records personal stories and perspectives from the 70's generation in China who grew up on the perimeter of China's past and live at the forefront of its future. The videos focus on seven core topics: work, consume, love, connect, play, explore and dream.

Taiwan Denies Entry to Anti-Nuke Visitor Ahead of Protest

  10 March 2013

A German man who marched in an anti-nuclear protest two years ago in Taiwan was detained at Taiwan's international airport and denied entry [zh] into the country on March 8, 2013, a day before protesters planned to hold a large-scale anti-nuclear demonstration there.

Hiding $2.34 Trillion in China

  7 March 2013

The Chinese hide as much as 14.7 trillion yuan [2.34 trillion US dollars] in income per year from the government's official numbers, deputy director of the National Economic Research Institute Wang Xiaolu reported during a recent talk at the Finance Museum.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Gives Farewell Report to Parliament

  7 March 2013

China’s retiring premier Wen Jiabao read out a carefully scripted government work report to a sea of reporters and legislators in Beijing's Great Hall of the People during the country's annual session of the parliament, marking his final televised address to the nation before stepping down.

China Gives PM 2.5 a Chinese Name

  1 March 2013

As Beijing continues to suffer from smog and sandstorms, a new initiative to choose a Chinese name for PM2.5 (sub-2.5 micrometer) pollutant particles has become a hot topic on Weibo. China Digital Times has translated some netizens’ comments.

Internet Post Deletion Business in China

  1 March 2013

Caixin Magazine[zh] reported about the Internet post deletion business in China: “It costs thousands to delete a negative news article, hundreds of thousands in professional fees to get a key word blocked.’’ feichengdao has translated some excerpts from the report into English.

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Oiwan Lam
Oi wan Lam is the North East Asia editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.

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