· January, 2011

Stories about China from January, 2011

China: Bridging news on Egypt

On 28 of January, when commenting on the political situation in Egypt, the spoke person from Chinese foreign ministry stated that the Chinese government will continue to support the Egyptian...

China: Censorship pressure from the private sector

It is well known that online content providers in China have to follow censorship instructions from various government authorities. However, with the rise of private public relation company, there is...

China: A man arrested for micro-blogging about Taxi driver strike

According to NDdaily, a man, known as Mr. Zhou, was arrested for micro-blogging a Taxi driver strike at Xianning city in Hubei province on December 19, 2010 under the charge...

China: An alleged list of banned SMS terms

Elaine Chow from Shanghaiist reports on an alleged list of banned SMS by major mobile companies in China in 2010. The documents, distributed by @zuola via Twitter, are claimed to...

Taiwan restricting the press?

Reports suggest Taiwan is restricting the press and Freedom House has downgraded the island nation in its annual global free press report. According to The Christian Science Monitor, “Freedom of speech and...

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