Stories about China from June, 2017
Hong Kongers have several reasons to be unhappy with the city's relationship with China.
"If one day I cannot climb over the wall, will you miss me?"
Netizens bullied Yao Chen, a famous Chinese actress who is the UN Refugee Agency’s first Goodwill Ambassador in China, and rejected the idea of taking in refugees.
"Public interest is greater than individual interest,"a traffic police researcher argues. But legal experts argue that the measure violates people's privacy.
Chinese media portrayed the refusal as another example of Hong Kong-mainland tension. In reality, it was about privacy.
"Bridesmaid is such a high risk role -- sexual harassment, rape and now death."
Online censorship keeps rising in Egypt, Rouhani’s ICT Minister brags of Internet censorship in Iran and Venezuela tests the boundaries of online anonymity.
Crackdowns on entertainment news outlets indicate that controls are not only directed at the foreign enemy, but at thoughts and activities seen to go against “socialist core values”.
'[...] as for the living, when they seal off their past, cut off their roots, reject their memories, either consciously or subconsciously, their lives are soft buried in time.'
"Is there anything that regular people like us can do to protect our land? We air complaints to...the media or on social media, but no one dares to stand up."
"Chinese people have become so numb to politics that they will just be onlookers unless their own interests are involved."