Stories about China
21 September 2015
Several Taiwanese citizens were denied entrance to the United Nations offices, after the receptionist there said the passport issued by Taiwan (ROC) was not a valid identity document.
15 September 2015
In an article that was quickly removed, a think tank affiliated with the Chinese government slammed Li Ka Shing for moving his business away from Hong Kong and mainland China.
14 September 2015
13 September 2015
When a freelance photographer accused China's Central Television of plagiarizing his time-lapse photos of Tibet, the state-run station chose to ignore his copyright claims and instead intimidated him with threats.
9 September 2015
Liu Shengjun, a well-know economist and opinion leader, has audaciously called for the privatization of state-owned enterprises, a taboo idea given China's commitment to the idea of collective ownership.
8 September 2015
American-born Taiwanese singer Christine Fan removed a photo of her twin babies after receiving a flood of online hate for not sharing military parade photos instead.
4 September 2015
Whilst the visible comments about the massive military parade on Weibo were overwhelmingly positive, posts which were removed and collected at FreeWeibo.com showed users making fun of the occasion.
2 September 2015
Lien Chan will attend a military parade in China commemorating victory over the Japanese, even though the mainland is downplaying his own party's central role in World War II.
31 August 2015
Some believe President Xi Jinping is using 'The Cairo Declaration' film and a September 3 military parade to rewrite the Chinese Communist Party's involvement in fending off the Japanese.
27 August 2015
"...all news and comments related to the military parade must be carefully reviewed before posting to guarantee they are positive and not offensive..."
26 August 2015
"Even with all the dodgy science in Liu Cixin's sci-fi, his values and literary skill aside, his imagination still far surpasses that of other contemporary Chinese sci-fi writers."
21 August 2015
"These fish felt ashamed. They saw that so many people had died. They felt sorry and drowned themselves."
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. "