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· February, 2010

Stories about China from February, 2010

China: Character of the Year

Every year new words are invented, mirroring new trends in our societies. For example, ‘unfriend’ was voted the 2009 word of the year by the New Oxford American Dictionary. It...

China: Twitter revolution

China: The end of 32-year-long football “Korea-phobia”?

China’s football (soccer) team beat South Korea by 3-0 in the East Asian Men’s Football Championship in Tokyo on Wednesday. The victory created a storm of euphoria among China’s sports...

China: Photos from outside the Tan Zuoren trial

China: Ai Weiwei on Tan Zuoren

Mongolia: “Khoomii doesn't belong to China”

China: Let Feng Zhenghu come home, to jail time

After 92 days in Narita Airport, activist Feng Zhenghu has returned to Japan and is preparing for his ninth attempt to return home to China. Should he go? Illiberal members...

China: #Tanzuoren – to be human

Chinese activist Tan Zuoren was sentenced to 5 year imprisonment and 3 year deprivation of political rights this morning (Feb 9) under the charge of inciting subversion of state power....

China: Education, critical thinking and creativity

China: Guilty or not guilty, that's the question

China: Liu Xiaobo's final statement

China: Upgrading a four star hotel

Westerners need self-reflection before criticizing China

In an afterword to the 2006 edition of The End of History and the Last Man, Francis Fukuyama depicted a possible scenario of world politics: the victory of an authoritarian...

China: Race and racial conflicts

China: Why cover up Weixian mining disaster

China: Survey on Chinese Twitter users

Kenengba conducted a Chinese Twitter user survey on Jan 27 2010. Apart from mapping out the background of Chinese twitterers, the blogger wants to find out why Chinese netizens take...

China: Anti-peaceful evolution and information freedom

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