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Abby Liu · April, 2013

Formerly Chinese language editor for GV

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Latest posts by Abby Liu from April, 2013

25 April 2013

Hong Kong Boycotts Donations for Sichuan Earthquake

HK Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s call for donations to China’s quake-hit Sichuan province has been denied by legislature due to overwhelming opposition by Hongkong citizens.

18 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...

16 April 2013

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

12 April 2013

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...

9 April 2013

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...

8 April 2013

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...

4 April 2013

Chinese Envy the Return of Private Media in Myanmar

As Myanmar's media landscape opens up, Chinese consumers wonder whether privately controlled media will ever see the light of day in their country.

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