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· May, 2014

Stories about China from May, 2014

Specter of China Loomed Over Obama's Asian Tour

Many interpreted the U.S. president's actions on his much-ballyhooed "pivot to Asia" as a not-so-subtle message to China.

China President Xi Jinping's Xinjian Tour

China is a Fan of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ After All

Soon after online video platforms were told to take down "The Big Bang Theory", China's state broadcaster announced it would show a censored version of the series.

China's Anti-Pornography Crackdown Nets Much More Than Porn

Fan fiction websites and others that “distorted mainstream values in the society” have been shut down as part of China's “Cleaning the Web 2014” campaign.

Infographic: Who Are China’s Rural Migrant Workers?

The Price of Press Censorship in China

Anger Over Toddler's Public Wee in Hong Kong Runs Deeper Than ‘Good’ Manners

The incident underscored rising tensions between Hong Kong and China. Resentment among Hong Kongers over what they perceive as mainland tourists encroaching on their space is growing.

Train Station Blast Kills 3, Injures Dozens in China

The attack highlighted the grim challenges of security and simmering ethnic tensions in the resource-rich province.

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