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Abby Liu

Formerly Chinese language editor for GV

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6 April 2014

Chinese State Media Downplays Protests Against PX Chemical Plant

About 1,000 Maoming residents rallied against the project over environmental and health concerns. Clashes reportedly left some injured, with rumors that some people were even killed.

28 March 2014

China Strengthens Censorship on Foreign TV Online

Companies will now have to employ government-approved censors to green light videos before they can be broadcast online.

16 March 2014

The Hidden Rules of Chinese TV Series Censorship

Chinese film and TV directors often blame strict censorship for losing domestic viewers. But what limits do censorship place on the content of Chinese TV series?

14 March 2014

China's Crackdown on WeChat

8 March 2014

Lean In Beijing Encourages Women to Pursue Their Goals

In 2010, urban Chinese women earned 67 percent of what their male peers earned, and rural women earned 56 percent.

2 March 2014

Chinese Journalists Launch Documentary Series: Chinese Word

China Blames “Xinjiang Terrorists” for Deadly Attack in Kunming

China’s officials have blamed militants from the western region of Xinjiang for the killings at a railway station in China’s Southwestern Kunming city.

22 February 2014

Top Chinese Journalist Criticized for Giving Birth in the US

"...she only wants the child to have a more normal lifestyle, which has nothing to do with patriotism. Perhaps, this is the problem the government should reflect on."

18 February 2014

PHOTOS: A Dizzying View From the Top of Shanghai Tower

Take a look at photos taken by Russian climbing team Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov from the top of what will soon be the second tallest building in the world.

16 February 2014

5 Music Blogs about China's Underground Music Scene

There’s an emerging group of Chinese musicians working outside government-controlled media channels, striving to form an independent voice through musical expression in China.

China Central TV Blames Beijing Government for Air Pollution

Why It's Hard to Say “I Love You” in Chinese

11 February 2014

China Central TV Accused of Targeting Vulnerable Women With Prostitution Exposé

After the report, a 6,000-strong force reportedly raided 12 hotels and entertainment venues, leading to 67 arrests.

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