Stories about China from May, 2020
Public scepticism over Chinese influence campaigns and aggressive diplomacy is empowering anti-Beijing politicians.
"This is the future of Hong Kong under National Security Law: No freedom of assembly and speech."
Someone asked me, "What is the first thing that you want to do after the lockdown is lifted?" I said, "I want to walk by the river and yell."
Hatred against the West has blinded ordinary Muslim citizens to the point of refusing to believe news brought by the Western media, even when it concerns concentration camps for Muslims
"Our way of life may soon be circumscribed but we will find a way to survive and prosper through this."
The release of a report on the police's use of force in protests seems to be "part of a wider set of coordinated announcements designed to deliver the new ‘truth’".
"After the storm, we will need to rebuild our lives like those blown-down buildings."
"We have to struggle for our rights, not sit and wait. Youth in China should yell out -- we want freedom of press!"
People are asked to report their status to the grid controller and health code system everyday in exchange of mobility after the lifting of lockdown.
Hong Kong's protesters are aching to take to the streets again. In the meantime, they are taking to their screens.
"It is natural for us to feel lucky that we stayed alive. However, what about our society? Will it have more respect for human life and rights?"
Stars who depend on China's lucrative market have to watch what they say. Ordinary netizens? Not so much.
'Australia is “gum stuck to the bottom of China’s shoe”, huh? Ok, well, it’s time for Australia to rethink trade and other agreements with China if they don’t like criticism'
"Even if you are courageous you are surrounded by walls made of glass. You try smashing through them, but they are always there."