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· March, 2011

Stories about China from March, 2011

China, Tibet: The End of TibetCul.com?

The most popular Chinese-language Tibetan website TibetCul.com has been forced offline since March 16 2011. Two other websites, Cometibet.com (Tibet Travel site) and Tibet Encyclopedia website were also affected as...

China: How to Prevent Your Website from Getting Shut Down

China: Chairman Mao's grandson

China: Salt rush and political trust

China: Day two of salt-buying panic

China: Salt Radiation Rumors Fuel Widespread Panic Buying

An official message went out today aiming to reassure people that salt supplies would not be affected by radiation from Japan having leaked into the ocean. This sparked rumors which...

China: Rap on Chinese Price

China and Japan: Complicated Relationship

China: Netizens Admire Japan’s Post-Earthquake Behavior

China: Controversial Speeches from Party Members

The Fourth Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) closed yesterday (March 14 2011) in Beijing. One-Party leadership was not a subject...

Hong Kong: Panic Over Milk Powder Shortage

Hong Kong has been hit by a shortage in infant milk powder due to mainland Chinese customers buying large amounts of the territory's baby milk formula. Local Hong Kong parents...

China: Vice principle of university kills 2 and wounds 3 in fatal car accident

China: Learning from Japan

China: Microblogs Can’t Give Us Justice

Japan: Info on earthquake for Chinese residents and tourists

South Korea: Blurred Photos of Diplomatic Officials who Fell for Chinese Spy Woman

China: Power disparity

Hong Kong: A Governance Crisis Money Can't Solve

On 23 February, 2011, Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang made a U-turn in a controversial government policy to delay a 6,000 Hong Kong dollar poverty-alleviating cash handout. However, plenty...

China: Google the Opium Wars

China: No real friends abroad?

In recent years, China has spent a lot to cultivate alliances with illiberal regimes around the world. While it is portrayed as a battle against Western "universal values", the real...

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