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· July, 2013

Stories about China from July, 2013

30 July 2013

Student Movement in Taiwan

An English Written Chinese Classical Couplet

Outspoken Chinese Singer Detained Over Online Bomb Threat

Some fear authorities will make an example of her with harsh punishment.

23 July 2013

China Sets Up Fund to Research ‘Chinese Dream’ Campaign

The "China dream", China's propagandistic twist on the American dream which props up the Communist Party as the only way to prosper, has received academic funding for research.

Watermelon Vendor's Death Triggers Backlash Against China's Urban Management Officers

The Linwu urban management authorities intended to cover up the death of a watermelon vendor, Deng Zhengjia, with huge compensation. Chinese netizens wanted the truth.

22 July 2013

Is the Man Who Bombed Beijing's Airport a Terrorist or Victim?

A man in a wheelchair, who claims he is paralyzed as the result of cruel beatings by police officers in 2005, set off a homemade bomb in Beijing's airport.

19 July 2013

Chinese Court's Bizarre Anti-Sexual Abuse Poster

China Law Professor: Raping Bargirl Does Less Harm

Experience of Being Black in China

China: Crackdown on Citizen Movement Activists

Blockbuster Film ‘Tiny Times’ Reflects China's Generational Conflict

China's older generation critics are blasting the 'materialistic' Tiny Times, a luxury brand-heavy drama about four young women who pursue love and success.

18 July 2013

Nigeria Cements China Relations With Presidential Visit

Was President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan's visit to China payback to US President Barack Obama for not visiting Nigeria during the American leader's African tour? Nigerian netizens evaluate.

China Cracks Down on Corruption Whistleblower

China has blocked the web presence of anti-corruption hero Zhu Ruifeng for reporting on the shady relationship between two local communist party officials.

17 July 2013

Thousands in China's Guangzhou Rally Against Trash Incinerator Plan

Residents of Shiling town in China’s southern Guangzhou province took to the streets over pollution fears.

Billionaire Jack Ma Makes About-Face, Praises Chinese Government

Was Ma's change of attitude related to the recent secret execution of “China's Madoff”?

16 July 2013

Protests Crush Nuclear Complex Plans in Southern China

But is this victory temporary? Some worry the project may pop-up in another densely populated area.

13 July 2013

China's Jiangmen Residents Protest Against Uranium Plant

Several hundred residents in Jiangmen, a city near China’s southern Guangzhou, took to the street to protest against a planned uranium processing plant on July 12, 2013.

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