Stories about China from August, 2013
29 August 2013
27 August 2013
Web users are speculating that the charge against Charles Xue is part of a scheme by authorities to control influential liberals online.
25 August 2013
Authorities have been slow to do anything about the elaborate and illegal constructions, including one rooftop villa in Beijing that resembles a lush green mountaintop.
24 August 2013
22 August 2013
Tencent offers two versions of WeChat, a "sanitized" one for mainland Chinese and an uncensored one for international users, yet some Chinese language accounts registered from overseas also encounter censorship.
21 August 2013
20 August 2013
Pro-Beijing groups and the Hong Kong government are going after a school teacher who swore at police officers as they allowed a group of Falun Gong protesters to be harassed.
13 August 2013
The guideline set boundaries not to be crossed when it comes to discussion of law, socialism, the state's interests, the rights of the people, and morality.
8 August 2013
5 August 2013
4 August 2013
3 August 2013
A front page article by Xinhua news agency points the finger at the former Soviet Union as an example of the consequences of democratic reforms.
1 August 2013
China's political term "foreign forces" has been reimagined by Chinese netizens to criticize domestic corruption rather than foreign intervention.
An appeals court in Turin, Italy has affirmed Swiss billionaire Stephan Schmidheiny, former owner of cement manufacturer Swiss Eternit Group, is responsible for nearly 3,000 asbestos-related deaths.