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· September, 2014

Stories about China from September, 2014

Industrial Pollution Kills Hundreds of Wild Birds in Inner Mongolia

  21 September 2014

More than 500 dead wild water birds appeared in the lake areas of Inner Mongolia since this summer as a result of water pollution. The poisonous water, as reported by local herdsmen, came from factories from a nearby eco-industrial area. Annie Lee from China Hush wrote a photo feature on...

China: ‘The More You Exploit Us, the Happier We Get’

  19 September 2014

Kevin Slaten from China Labour Watch wrote on China File on the situation of labour exploitation in China — the fact that industrial safety and workers’ lives were taken for granted for economic growth, which is reflected in a notorious local Kunshan government's appeal to foreign investors: “The Kunshan people...

An Urgent Call for the Protection and Preservation of Tibetan Language

  16 September 2014

Khenpo Tsultrim Lodoe is an influential Buddhist teacher at Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Tibet. His article which addresses the relation between language and identity and urges for the preservation of Tibetan language was posted on an official educational website for Tibetan middle schools on July 4, 2014. High Peaks...

5 Tips to Prevent Threats of Cyber Snooping in China

  11 September 2014

Want to prevent threats of cyber snooping in China? See the details of the following five tips given by Sean Maples on ChinaHush: 1. Upgrade your operating system 2. Remove extra data 3. Bring a simple cellphone 4. Use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) 5. Reformat your digital device

China's New Regulations on Instant Messaging Tools Explained

  11 September 2014

Hu Yong, associate professor at Peking University’s School of Journalism and Communication, explained the issue at stake regarding China's latest regulations on instant messaging tools on Chinafile. The regulations forbidden public account holders, except from registered media organizations accounts, to republish articles on current events. The result is a highly...

An Election Film Week in Lebanon to Say #NoToExtension of Parliament Term

  1 September 2014

What better than the seventh art to mobilize? In another effort to push for Elections in Lebanon and prevent an extension of the Parliamentary term #NoToExtension, Lebanese NGO Nahwa Al Muwatiniya (meaning Towards Citizenship) held an “Election Film Week”. Six works from Chile, Iran, China, Ghana and the US, varying between documentaries...

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