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Why China just censored a busty Tang Dynasty soap opera

Plunging necklines are the latest victim of Chinese censors. The soap opera “The Empress of China”— based on the life of Wu Zetian, a seventh-century concubine-transformed-empress—was abruptly pulled from the air days after its release at the end of December. 273 more words

A 9-year-old told China's president to lose some weight—and censors shut him down

A 9-year-old boy had some advice for Chinese president Xi Jinping: plan a mission to Mars and lose some weight. According to the Zhengzhou Evening News in China’s central Henan province, a primary school student named Niu Ziru wrote a letter for a school project to “Grandpa Xi” with his thoughts on the country’s space program, as well as some health tips. 350 more words