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· March, 2011

Stories about China from March, 2011

China: The Interrogation (A Tale of AI and Revolution)

Stainless Steel Mouse, aka Liu Di, has seen many of her peers arrested or disappeared over the past several weeks. Looking at the unusual way in which China's failed Jasmine...

China: Inflation and Fear

Foreseeing the rocket raising inflation, Chinese people are storing up daily necessities, such as Laundry Detergent, at home. Fauna from ChinaSMACK has captured the situation and translated netizens’ response to...

China: Exporting Women

China Hush translated an article from a local forum concerning the imbalance in the “importation” and “exportation” of women in China where the gender ratio has already been distorted which...

Debate about China Model

The China Media Project has translated two articles written by Zhang Weiwei, a CCP think tank and Yang Jisheng, an experience retired reporter on their understanding of China Model.

China: Crackdown on Activists and Opinion Leaders

The Chinese government's crackdown on human rights activists and opinion leaders continues. Samuel Wade from China Digital Timeshas compiled information from all sources to update on the situation.

China: Panic buying continues

Following panic buying of salt earlier this month, the last few days have seen residents of Shanghai buying up laundry detergent, soap, toothpaste and shampoo out of fear that companies...

China: Red flag on Wall Street

Co-founder of Chinese fund management firm CDH Investments Wang Gongquan stopped by the New York Stock Exchange building today to snap a picture of the flag of the People's Republic...

China: Disappearance of human rights activists

As the world’s attention is focusing on the Middle East and North Africa, crackdown on human rights activists in China is continuing unabated following online calls for ‘Jasmine Revolution’. C....

Australian blogger disappears in China

An Australian blogger and spy novelist, Yang Hengjun, is missing in China. He may have been arrested by Chinese authorities.

China: Porcelain Artwork Banned from Shipping out

Bigfools.com posts a picture of a piece of porcelain artwork which has been banned by the Ministry of Culture from shipping out to South Korea's Asia Art Exhibition because it...

China: Opinion Battle on Baidu's Copyright Infringement

More than fifty Chinese writers have formed an alliance protesting against copyright infringement by the Baidu Wenku platform, a Chinese version of Google Books which allows users to read, share...

China: In Defense of the NY Times and Paranoia

Many bloggers and netizens criticized a recent New York Times article on cell phone monitor in China as false as it could not be reproduced by others. C. Custer from...

China: Can we tolerate Baidu’s “evil” stand on IP rights?

Peking University professor, Hu Yong, comments on the recent debate on Baidu Wenku's copyright infringement in China Media Project.

China’s property bubble

Edward Khoo from Fool's Mountain looks into the market psychology that contributes to the property bubble and affects the government's soft landing measures.

The Coming Collapse of China's Soft Power

Johan Lagerkvist from Chinaroader foresees the coming collapse of China's soft power.

China: VPNs don't work

Many Chinese netizens expressed their frustration on the blocking of VPNs in China since last week. Chinaren is among one of them.

China, Tibet: Should Tibetans Have Protested in 2008 or Not?

High Peak Pure Earth translates Tibetan writer Woser's reflection on the 2008 Tibet protest.

China: Consumer Right Performance

China Hush translates a local news story on a staged protest in the International Consumers Rights Day: a Lamborghini owner hired people to break his Lamborghini Gallardo sports car worth...

Is Twitter Relevant For China?

Dan from China Law Blog explains why he decided to shut down his Twitter account.

China: Gaddafi Has to Go

China's official stance is that Libya's Colonel Gaddafi should be reasoned with through dialogue and other peaceful means; not everyone in China agrees. "Annihiliate him," writes China's most widely-read blogger.

About our China coverage

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


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