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China's Great Firewall: Fight or Flight?

Over the last decade, it has become more and more difficult to imagine life without media giants like Google, Facebook, or Youtube. Embedded in our cultures, they provide innovative platforms for comprehension, connection and entertainment. 873 more words


The Guardian: Chinese official calls for easing of internet censorship

Whoa! From The Guardian: Chinese official calls for easing of internet censorship. “China’s sprawling internet censorship regime is harming the country’s economic and scientific progress, a senior official has said in a rare public rebuke of longstanding Communist party policy. 38 more words

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China tightens Great Firewall by declaring unauthorised VPN services illegal

by Josh Ye / 23 January, 2017 /SCMP

Beijing has launched a 14-month nationwide campaign against unauthorised internet connections, including virtual private network (VPN) services, which allow users to bypass the country’s infamous “Great Firewall”. 244 more words

China Politics And Governance

China Cracks Down on Unauthorized Internet Connections 

Sijia Jiang | HONG KONG – China is reinforcing its censorship of the internet with a campaign to crack down on unauthorized connections, including virtual private network (VPN) 230 more words

Breaking News

January 23, 2017

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ‘critically injured in air strikes in northern Iraq’

  • ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi said to have been critically injured in airstrike 
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Why has China failed to become the world's innovation and technology hotspot?

It is the world’s second largest economy, one of the world’s largest defence spender, and the world’s largest manufacturing powerhouse. Yes, I am talking about China, the most populous nation on Earth. 737 more words


What's In A Name?

The Chinese language is great at nicknames. Everyone seems to have one. People who have just met often give each other familial nicknames like ‘aunty’ or ‘uncle’. 780 more words