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How and Why Facebook Might Accept Censorship to Get Back Into China

Many analysts and insiders thought Facebook would never come back to China after its service was blocked there in 2009. Facebook’s mission of making “the world more open and connected” was at odds with China’s mission to… 381 more words


North Korea asks China to block search results for Kim Jong Un nickname ‘Kim Fatty the Third’

BEIJING – Chinese websites are censoring “Kim Fatty the Third,” a nickname widely used to disparage North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after officials from his country reportedly conveyed their displeasure in a meeting with their Chinese counterparts. 314 more words


How to follow the US presidential election results from inside mainland China (without a VPN)


As the 2016 US presidential race comes to a close, there’s no escape for most people around the world. They’ll be following the election results on TV and online, whether they want to or not. 309 more words

Chinese citizens are being arrested for sharing news about the Wukan village rebellion online

This week, police carried out a vicious crackdown on demonstrators in the southern Chinese fishing village of Wukan, about 150 miles away from Hong Kong. After police fired… 360 more words

In Continued Crackdown, China Fines News Sites Daring to Do Their Own Reporting

China’s internet regulator has fined several websites for violating internet publication rules and ordered them to “rectify” pages that ran news stories based on their own reporting, state media has reported. 477 more words


4,000 Hong Kong Protesters Voice Against China on Bookseller Detentions

Over 4,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Saturday to protest against China’s detention of five booksellers whose shop published gossipy books about Chinese leaders, including President Xi Jinping. 449 more words


261 ways to refer to the Tiananmen Square Massacre in China

This Saturday (June 4) marks the 27th anniversary of the massacre that ended pro-democracy protests in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. Since June 4, 1989, the Chinese Communist Party has tried its best to stop people from mentioning the incident and convince them that the whole thing never happened. 1,008 more words