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· September, 2013

Stories about China from September, 2013

30 September 2013

Chinese City Invites Web Users to Correct Its ‘Chinglish’

To attract more foreigners to work in Shenzhen, the city has launched a campaign to wipe out poorly translated public signs.

25 September 2013

China: Finding Light in the Darkness on Xia Junfeng's Execution Day

The latest artwork from a cartoon blogger "A sad morning dream" tries to make sense of the execution of Xia Junfeng, a street vendor convicted of murder.

China's Disgraced Top Official Bo Xilai Sentenced to Life in Prison

Bo Xilai was sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of corruption, taking bribes and abuse of power.

China's Banned Websites to be Allowed in Shanghai

23 September 2013

Chinese Teenager Accused of Spreading Rumors Online Arrested

The 16-year-old junior high school student had published comments online questioning the official explanation of the recent death of a local worker.

19 September 2013

For Chinese, Violence in the Middle East Sparks Debate on Democracy, Stability

The crackdown Egypt reminds Chinese people of the Tiananmen Crackdown 24 years ago. Some make use of the violence as a warning to advocators for democracy and social changes in...

16 September 2013

Chinese Micro-bloggers Want to Un-verify User Account

Opinion Leader Charles Xue Forced to Prostitute Himself on Chinese State TV

Charles Xue's self criticism in front of CCTV reminded many of the "class struggle session" during the Cultural Revolution.

China Detains Activist Billionaire Wang Gongquan Amid Crackdown on Dissent

Beijing police arrested and detained billionaire venture capitalist Wang Gongquan, a latest move in cracking down the emerging civil society in China.

13 September 2013

France Sees Great Potential in the Chinese Tourism Industry

The number of trips abroad for the Chinese has gone from 10 million in 2000 to 83 million in 2012. A look at this booming market from France.

12 September 2013

500 Retweets Will Now Get You Three Years in Prison in China

Sharing information on the Internet that is defamatory or "harms national interest" could land China's Internet users in jail.

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