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· December, 2012

Stories about China from December, 2012

8 December 2012

Xinjiang Nut Cakes and Ethnic Conflict in China

Chinese Supreme Court Says Self-Immolation Is Murder

The Very Different Fates of Two Chinese Nobel Prize Winners

This year's winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, Mo Yan, has travelled to Stockholm to receive his prize. However in contrast, the 2010 Nobel Prize in Peace winner, Liu...

7 December 2012

Top 10 Chinese Internet Memes of 2012

As the year comes to an end, we've picked China's 10 most memorable Internet memes of 2012. They cover scandal, celebrity, humour and buzzwords.

Why Are Rich Chinese Entrepreneurs Leaving China?

Chinese entrepreneurs are leaving China. According a survey, conducted by China Merchants Bank and Bain & Co., 27% of entrepreneurs worth over 100 million RMB have already emigrated and 47%...

6 December 2012

Sex Tapes of Chinese Official and Anti-Corruption Fight

While the Chinese Communist Party (CCP chief secretary's anti-corruption talk still lingered in our ears, an obscene sex tape of former Chongqin CCP Secretary went viral online and within 63...

Need for Concrete AIDS Policy in China

An HIV carrier in Tianjin was forced to conceal his condition in order to receive lung cancer surgery. Once the incident was brought to the spotlight by Li Hu, an...

Petition to Release Imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize Winner Liu Xiaobo and Wife Liu Xia

1 December 2012

Violent Crackdown on Monks Protesting China-backed Mine in Myanmar

Myanmar riot police violently dispersed six protest camps set up by Buddhist monks, activists, and farmers who are opposing the China-backed copper mine project in Monywa, Sagaing Division. The police...