Stories about China from July, 2015
"They just pick quarrels and fights all day long. Today vow to execute this and tomorrow execute someone else. Such patriotism is not loving one's country but hating one's country."
Lin Zuoming, chairman of a state-owned aerospace and defense company called China Aviation Industry Corp., echoed the theory of foreign manipulation "aimed at breaking people’s faith in government."
Given the bad blood between China and Japan over Japanese war crimes during World War II as well as geo-political tensions in Asia, many Chinese didn't take the news well.
Chinese state-run newspaper People's Daily accused Telegram of aiding human-rights lawyers and advocates, who allegedly used the app and its "Secret Chat" mode to engage in “anti-government" activity.
"Punish by way of trampling all over the law is fundamentally destroying the legitimacy of the government...You get temporary peace, but sooner or later the volcano will erupt. "
"I have made up my mind, if you want to marry me now, just come to the stage."
"I was hoping to use the money I earn from the stock market to fly to the US to see my friends. Now I won’t be going."
A new comprehensive cyber security law in China would legalize censorship, authorize network shutdowns, and make real-name registration mandatory.
Despite a crackdown on ride-hailing apps, many still see Uber as worth the risk. For drivers, the pay is high. For passengers, the fare is cheaper than similar Chinese services.
China's new law is wide-reaching and furthers suppression of dissent. Hong Kong government officials have said the city cannot guarantee local activists' safety if they travel to the mainland.
Provocative Images Depicting Differences Between Hong Kong and China Highlight Inter-Cultural Conflict
As China continues to undermine the 'One Country, Two Systems' accord, artists in Hong Kong strike back with provocative comparisons between the two territories.
"Once they found out that you were a resident of Jinshan, they took you away. The Internet was blocked. The minute that photos were uploaded, they disappeared."