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· June, 2014

Stories about China from June, 2014

China's Pixar? A Sneak Peek From New Animation Studio Light Chaser

  26 June 2014

Below is an edited version of the post “A sneak peek from China’s new animation-house upstart” by Jason Li, originally published on the blog 88 Bar. Light Chaser Animation is a startup animation studio based in Beijing. “Little Yeyos,” a short film about seven spirits living in the mythological Chinese spirit world, is...

‘A Shift From Surveillance Mode to Elimination Mode’ in China

  25 June 2014

The Chinese government under the leadership of Xi Jinping has been prosecuting citizen right lawyers, activists and dissidents in past months. Prominent Chinese human right lawyer Tien Biao pointed out that the previous “stability maintenance” model of political control has transformed into elimination of dissents.

Have a Corrupt Foreign Company in China? ‘You Should Leave Now’

  18 June 2014

As the Chinese government starts cracking down on corruption among foreign companies in China beginning with the pharmaceutical sector, China Law Blog advises: if you are worried about getting arrested in China for something that your company has done, you should leave. Now.

Podcast: China's Leftover Women

  17 June 2014

Sinica Podcast invites Leta Hong Fincher, author of “Leftover Women“, a book about the state of women's rights and gender equality in modern China.  The podcast discusses hidden problems and obstacles that Chinese women are facing in society including domestic violence and the “leftover women” issue.  It's worth noting that...

Mass Protest in Guangzhou, China

  10 June 2014

Hundreds of Guangzhou residents gathered at Sanyuanli yesterday afternoon against the police action in confiscating some private property in a warehouse for fire prevention purpose. The protest turned into a confrontation between police and protestors, the latter turned over police cars in the process. Charles Liu from nanfang.com has the...

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Why Do the Taiwanese Need to Remember the Tiananmen Massacre?

  8 June 2014

Hong Kong may have taken the lead in observing the Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, but other Chinese speaking communities, such as the people of Taiwan, also organize annual candlelight vigils in memory of the incident. In 1989, thousands of Taiwanese had rallied in support of of the student-led...

China: Keyboard Supermen and Angry Youth 2.0

  7 June 2014

OffbeatChina wondered why bystanders in China never stop being indifferent even after so many waves of condemnation online? To seek the answer, the blogger looked into the character of keyboard supermen and angry youth 2.0.

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


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