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· April, 2013

Stories about China from April, 2013

Podcast:China-Africa Relations Through Social Media

China Bans Media from Quoting Foreign News

China's media authority announced new regulations banning news outlets and other organizations from reporting on foreign news coverage without permission less than a day after The New York Times won...

China Comes Down on Apple After Calling Company ‘Arrogant’

China's industry and commerce authority has said that it will tighten its oversight of Apple as well as punish the technology giant for failing to comply with Chinese laws following...

Terrorism Won't Work in China

Chinese Social Web Foils Censors to Honor Reformer Hu Yaobang

Chinese Web users skirted the country's tough Internet censors to pay homage to former communist party leader and popular reformer Hu Yaobang, whose death 24 years ago sparked the violent...

Chinese React to Boston Marathon Explosions

Why is WeChat So Popular in China?

Chinese Media Exposes Labor Camp Torture

China's Anti-Japanese TV War Dramas Knocked for Vulgarity

The Chinese entertainment industry's incessant production of anti-Japanese TV dramas, under the scrutiny of netizens for a while now, has hit a nerve with China's state-controlled media after two photographs...

China Yanks ‘Django Unchained’ from Theaters

Chinese censors abruptly pulled the Oscar-winning movie “Django Unchained” from the country’s cinemas on the day of its premiere in an unexpected about-face after the movie's week-long promotion in China.

China Puts Ancient Buddhist Temple on Chopping Block

Local Chinese authorities, in a bid to preserve parts of the historic Silk Road trade route, have ordered the destruction of the ancient Xingjiao Temple, which holds the remains of...

China Pulls ‘Django Unchained’

Every Minute Six Patients are Diagnosed with Cancer in China

It's official. The 'plague' of cancer is at the center of a major public health crisis in China. Six patients are diagnosed with cancer every minute, that's 8,550 new cancer...

Chinese Authorities Cancel Indie Film Festival

Big Money and Sex Talks Shock in China

Margaret Thatcher's Top Five China Moments

China Sings the Iron Lady's Praises

Chinese state media and social media are brimming with admiration for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. She died on April 8, 2013 at the age of 87 after a...

Chinese Colonel: Avian Flu is an American Conspiracy

A People's Liberation Army colonel declared the avian flu outbreak in China an American conspiracy and suggested that Chinese authorities should not react with too much concern to the tragedy...

Chinese Lawyer Detained After Defending Falun Gong Member

The Chinese law community is up in arms after prominent human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was detained at Jinjiang court in eastern Jiangsu province after defending the case of a...

China: Death of a News Censor

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