Stories about China from April, 2017
Under China's "stability control" measures, it is increasingly common for netizens who are critical of the government to be summoned or detained by police.
"A majority [of media workers in Hong Kong] have expressed an increasing pressure which results in deliberate self-censorship."
Spend time with someone from a different country or who speaks a different language, and you'll soon realize you have more in common than you first thought.
"In Hebei, where people believe in the planned economy, how can they attract and embrace alternative [people] who go against the establishment?"
The theme of the poster competition was “When I’m 20.”
But some Chinese are concerned, given that certain "patriotic" circles equate critical speech about China as an act of espionage.
"To prove netizens' version of the story wrong is not difficult. Authorities just need to release more information and the rumors would fall apart"
"There is no point in disputing your app store decision with respect to mainland China…but Hong Kong and Taiwan [...] operate under independent legal systems."
"Using public housing to counteract the property market is a strategy [for] the young generation who [cannot] afford property [...] if the plan works out, it can be a model."