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· March, 2013

Stories about China from March, 2013

China's $20 Billion Pledge to Africa

Chinese General's Anti-War Stance Criticized

Former President of Google China Reveals Censorship Statistics

Kai-Fu Lee, former president of Google China, published a chart on Twitter showing how often his micro-blog was deleted by the Chinese government's censorship arm. Lee regularly blogs about cultural and...

Today's Tibet, Tomorrow's Hong Kong?

An activist network in Hong Kong organized an assembly to express their solidarity with Tibetans on the 54th Anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day last Sunday March 10, 2013. Some participants...

China Pollution – Blame it on the World

China's New Premier Promises Cleaner Government in First Press Conference

In a combination of pragmatism and modeled political language, Li Keqiang, the newly installed Chinese premier, promised a cleaner government and less bureaucracy in his first press conference address to...

China: Where Doctors Are the Bad Guys

12,000 Dead Pigs, But Shanghai's Quiet

China: Urumqi International Bazaar

China's Smear Campaign Against Apple

China's Social Media Censored After New President Draws Lone Opposing Vote

China's social media censors are cracking down on discussion about the mysterious identity behind the lone vote cast against communist leader Xi Jinping's formal appointment as president.

Naming China's Censorship Beast

Skip the Cigarettes, Breathe in Beijing's Air

Fears of Ticket Hikes As China Scraps Indebted Railways Ministry

China has decided to dismantle its powerful but indebted railways ministry in a bid to boost government efficiency and tackle corruption, a move that some Chinese Web users worry could...

Thousands of Dead Pigs Found Floating in Shanghai River

Thousands of dead pigs have been found floating in the Huangpu River, which flows through the middle of Shanghai. While the local authorities asserted that the dead pigs have not...

Video: Chinese Journalist Fights Censorship

Video: The 70's Generation in China

Bikini Babes Advocate for Breastfeeding

Beijing Air Pollution Satire Deleted

Is the ‘China Dream’ Really a ‘Strong Military Dream’ ?

The concept of the "China Dream" is being promoted by a number of state-controlled media organizations, including China Central Television which recently invited Chinese micro-bloggers to join the conversation.

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