Stories about China
21 August 2015
Scammers pretending to be mainland Chinese police called up Hong Kong people, telling them they were wanted fugitives in mainland China and must pay to be declared innocent.
18 August 2015
Netizens were shocked that local media aired Korean dramas and cartoons in the immediate wake of the disaster, then followed up with coverage dripping with praise for local authorities.
11 August 2015
If commercial restrictions on accessing overseas sites becomes common practice, the Chinese Internet could become a de facto domestic network for the majority of Internet users.
8 August 2015
7 August 2015
Until now, managing online discourse has been delegated to Internet content providers on a largely ad hoc basis.
5 August 2015
China Communist Youth League has recruited approximately 18 million "civilization volunteers" to “spread positive energy” online.
3 August 2015
China finally lifts its ban on sales of game consoles. Is this the dawn of a new age in home video entertainment?
"Today is Guan-Hua Lin’s birthday, July 30. He had only one hope...that we Taiwanese can receive an education based on a Taiwanese perspective. "
30 July 2015
"They just pick quarrels and fights all day long. Today vow to execute this and tomorrow execute someone else. Such patriotism is not loving one's country but hating one's country."
28 July 2015
Lin Zuoming, chairman of a state-owned aerospace and defense company called China Aviation Industry Corp., echoed the theory of foreign manipulation "aimed at breaking people’s faith in government."
24 July 2015
Given the bad blood between China and Japan over Japanese war crimes during World War II as well as geo-political tensions in Asia, many Chinese didn't take the news well.
20 July 2015
Chinese state-run newspaper People's Daily accused Telegram of aiding human-rights lawyers and advocates, who allegedly used the app and its "Secret Chat" mode to engage in “anti-government" activity.
16 July 2015
"Punish by way of trampling all over the law is fundamentally destroying the legitimacy of the government...You get temporary peace, but sooner or later the volcano will erupt. "
15 July 2015
13 July 2015
10 July 2015
A new comprehensive cyber security law in China would legalize censorship, authorize network shutdowns, and make real-name registration mandatory.
8 July 2015
Despite a crackdown on ride-hailing apps, many still see Uber as worth the risk. For drivers, the pay is high. For passengers, the fare is cheaper than similar Chinese services.
7 July 2015
China's new law is wide-reaching and furthers suppression of dissent. Hong Kong government officials have said the city cannot guarantee local activists' safety if they travel to the mainland.
6 July 2015
Provocative Images Depicting Differences Between Hong Kong and China Highlight Inter-Cultural Conflict
As China continues to undermine the 'One Country, Two Systems' accord, artists in Hong Kong strike back with provocative comparisons between the two territories.
1 July 2015
"Once they found out that you were a resident of Jinshan, they took you away. The Internet was blocked. The minute that photos were uploaded, they disappeared."