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· February, 2014

Stories about China from February, 2014

Chinese Netizens React to Ukraine Revolution

China Internet Giant Tencent's New Acquisition Follows Online2Offline Trend

China is the fastest growing consumption market in the world and online to offline commerce has become a fierce battlefield.

Top Chinese Journalist Criticized for Giving Birth in the US

"...she only wants the child to have a more normal lifestyle, which has nothing to do with patriotism. Perhaps, this is the problem the government should reflect on."

Hong Kong Protesters Target Shopping Mainland Chinese Tourists

Though the huge number of tourists has contributed to economic growth, it has generated a number of social problems.

China: A Survey of City Pollution

China: Protest to Call for Respect for Sex Workers

PHOTOS: A Dizzying View From the Top of Shanghai Tower

Take a look at photos taken by Russian climbing team Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov from the top of what will soon be the second tallest building in the world.

5 Music Blogs about China's Underground Music Scene

There’s an emerging group of Chinese musicians working outside government-controlled media channels, striving to form an independent voice through musical expression in China.

China Central TV Blames Beijing Government for Air Pollution

Why It's Hard to Say “I Love You” in Chinese

Chinese Singletons Snatch Up Cinema Seats to Sabotage Valentine's Day Dates

One of the organizers of the occupation said that many of those who participated did so wanting to meet new friends, hoping to turn a "prank" into a "blind date".

Self-Censorship in Hong Kong Claims Another Popular Radio Host

In the past ten years, a large number of newspapers columnists, editors, radio and TV hosts have been sacked for their critical stance towards the Hong Kong and Beijing governments.

Activists Ask China to Ban Bear Bile Farming

In China, moon bears are kept in captivity and their bile is harvested for use in traditional Chinese medicine.

China: Cleaning Up The Yellow

China Dissidents Going to the U.S

Journalists in Hong Kong and Taiwan Battle Beijing's Influence

Why the Western Media Loves Hating on China

A shoddy but sexy report on pollution in Beijing was republished across news site around the world, exposing the bias that Western media has for bad news in China.

China Central TV Accused of Targeting Vulnerable Women With Prostitution Exposé

After the report, a 6,000-strong force reportedly raided 12 hotels and entertainment venues, leading to 67 arrests.

Chinese Dating Website’s TV Advertisement Backfires

Apparently smart and touching TV commercial by China’s dating website Baihe.com backfires, leading to an online protest.

Family Reunion and the Chinese New Year

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