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· December, 2010

Stories about China from December, 2010

Our Most Read Posts in 2010

On Global Voices we work with a large volunteer community to publish stories about what is happening in blogs and citizen media around the world. These are some of the...

Hungary: Relations With China

Hungarian Spectrum writes about Hungary's economic and financial relations with China.

China, Congo and Japan: Soccer politics

Ministry of Tofu translates Chinese netizens’ reactions over a recent soccer fans riot in Congo. The African soccer fans had mistaken the Japanese referee as Chinese and smashed Chinese-own stores...

China: Press conference held following suspicious death of rural activist

It has not been a peaceful week in the news, with a crossbow-shooting bomber-petitioner in Beijing, a city administration official killed with a screwdriver today in Fujian province, and the...

China: Christmas Day death of a Zhejiang village leader

After more than 5 years of leading and serving prison time for protests against fixed elections and illegal land expropriation, the former leader of Zhaiqiao village in Zhejiang province, Qian...

China: Rich state, poor people

Andy Yee translates and analyzes Mo Zhixu's article on the political system that results in “rich state and poor people in ChinaGeeks.

Michael Anti: Blogging the gap between China and Japan

GV Japan interviews Chinese journalist and activist Michael Anti.

Hong Kong: Class relations and the democracy movement

Hu Sunzi from China Study Group introduces and comments on sociologist HF Hung's recent writing on the class relation and democracy movement in Hong Kong. The article contextualizes the political...

China: Legal action threatened over #netfreedom violation

Sina blogger Wu Fei has written a letter to Tencent CEO Ma Huateng threatening legal action over the company's specific practice of filtering from QQ one term protected by the...

China: South-North Water Transfer Project

Yin Mingwan, a senior engineer at the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, explains in China Dialogue that the South-North Water Transfer Project won’t solve Beijing’s chronic water...

China: Gold farming couple handed down heavy sentence

The verdict this month of a fine of USD 450,000 and several years in prison for one couple who ran a gold farm throughout 2007 has left those following the...

China Blog Network

A new website, China Blog Network, has just been launched today. It is a platform for blogs about China to connect to one another and for readers to discover new...

2010 Chinese blogosphere: Peace and conflict

The top stories among Chinese communities in Northeast Asia in 2010 can be summarized in two words: Peace and Conflict.

China’s top stories in 2010

David Bandurski from China Media Project blogs the official list of top domestic story of the year and invites readers to fill in the gap by sharing their top stories...

China: The short life of GFW father's microblog

China digital times explains why Fang Binxing's Sina microblog was shut down in three hours. Fang is the President of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications who is known as...

South/North Korea: A Review of 2010 in Keywords

From Cheonan incident in March to the latest North Korean attack on Yeonpyeong island, Global Voices took a look back at the year’s hottest keywords that have been widely circulated...

Taiwan: Controversy over history

At The China Beat Paul Katz writes about the controversy that erupted over an online poll to find the most influential figures in the hundred years of the Republic of...

China: Tax cut

George Chen discusses the tax cut agenda put forward at the Central Economic Work Conference in China.

China: Empty News

Chang Ping writes at China Media Project on the firing of Xinhua reporter Yan Bingguang and the production of empty news in the state-run media in China.

China: A Cold Winter Night with the Petitioners

Zhang Kai, a human rights lawyer, swaps the comforts of his warm apartment to come face to face with the suffering of petitioners who took refuge from the cold weather...

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