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· December, 2012

Stories about China from December, 2012

18 December 2012

People's Daily: The Internet is Not Outside the Law

Infographic: Ten Ways of Torture in China's Black Jail

Censorship Lift for “V for Vendetta” Shocks China

V for Vendetta, a film produced in 2005 about a near-future dystopian society, previously censored in China, was aired on China Central Television Station (CCTV) Channel Six on December 14,...

17 December 2012

China's Media Mute on Local School Tragedy

On Dec 14, 2012, 20 children were killed in a gun shooting in Connecticut, US. The sad news was immediately all over China’s CCTV and made the headlines of major...

Chinese Youth Association of France Sues Magazine for Racial Defamation

15 December 2012

‘Meet the Stans': A Journey Through Central Asia

Jackie Chan: “Hong Kong has Become a City of Protest”

Actor and Kung Fu star Jackie Chan triggered outrage in Hong Kong after saying in an interview: “Hong Kong has become a city of protest, we scold China and its...

Campaign Against Pro-China Media Monopoly in Taiwan Turns Global

The Taiwanese government's lack of response to the street protests against the monopoly of a pro-China media group in the country, has triggered a series of online protests across the...

13 December 2012

China's ‘Luxury Disease’ Extends to Lavish Government Buildings

Lavish government buildings is nothing new in China, however, nothing can be compared to the new government building in Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong Province. According to media reports...

11 December 2012

Rare Protest in Beijing Against Express Train Catches China by Surprise

A protest against the Shenyang-Beijing Express Train Route in downtown Beijing on December 9, 2012 has caught many Chinese netizens by surprise. Some believe that it is a sign for...

China's Weibo Guru Kai-fu Lee Talks About Higher Education Issues

China: Fake RMB Donations Triggers Online Debate

China's Disempowered Urban Planners Build Support Through Weibo

China is experiencing major urban expansion, but urban planners have little freedom to do their work, as the government and developers are the main decision makers. Urban planners have now...

Tibet Scholars Appeal to China's President Xi Jinping

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