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Abby Liu · July, 2013

Formerly Chinese language editor for GV

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Latest posts by Abby Liu from July, 2013

30 July 2013

Outspoken Chinese Singer Detained Over Online Bomb Threat

Some fear authorities will make an example of her with harsh punishment.

23 July 2013

China Sets Up Fund to Research ‘Chinese Dream’ Campaign

The "China dream", China's propagandistic twist on the American dream which props up the Communist Party as the only way to prosper, has received academic funding for research.

17 July 2013

Thousands in China's Guangzhou Rally Against Trash Incinerator Plan

Residents of Shiling town in China’s southern Guangzhou province took to the streets over pollution fears.

13 July 2013

China's Jiangmen Residents Protest Against Uranium Plant

Several hundred residents in Jiangmen, a city near China’s southern Guangzhou, took to the street to protest against a planned uranium processing plant on July 12, 2013.

12 July 2013

Is WeChat the Next Sina Weibo in China?

There’s a battle brewing in Chinese social media between text and voicemail service WeChat and microblogging website Sina Weibo.

6 July 2013

China Orders Grown Children to Visit Their Parents

China has put into effect a new law this week requiring grown children to visit their parents “frequently”, triggering ridicule on China's most popular microblogging website Sina Weibo among users.

3 July 2013

China's New Petition Website Crashes on First Day

China's new petition website crashed on the first day of its launch, sparking mockery and criticism from online users.