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China bans ‘illegal’ Winnie the Pooh memes

OH, bother. Winnie the Pooh has been banned in China. Over the weekend, government censors began deleting animated GIFs and posts containing the name of...

The astonishing speed of Chinese censorship

You have written something politically sensitive on one of China's "weibo" microblogging sites. So how much time passes before it gets deleted? And what...

A Crackdown on Unfettered Internet Access Is Jeopardizing China’s Pro-Business Credentials

Another big political meeting, another crackdown on Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) — the location-shifting software many in China use to access websites banned by...

Twitter Users in China Face Detention and Threats in New Beijing Crackdown

One man spent 15 days in a detention center. The police threatened another’s family. A third was chained to a chair for eight hours...

98% overseas Chinese boycotts President Xi’s African Dream

Yesterday in his public speech, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced another $60 billion package of aid, investment and loans to Africa, against a backdrop...

Top 10 China’s social media sites

Tencent QQ, popularly known as QQ, is an instant messaging software service developed by a Chinese company named Tencent Holdings Limited. QQ also offers...

How Silicon Valley Kowtows To China

In November, the nonprofit watchdog Freedom House called China “the worst abuser of internet freedom” of the 65 countries it surveyed. And yet, on December 3,...

The Chinese Female Gamers Putting Male players in the Shade

It’s late morning in the shadows of Shanghai. In a set of luxury apartments around 30km (19 miles) away from the lights of the...
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China’s first big passenger plane takes off for maiden flight

China's first large domestically made passenger aircraft has completed its maiden flight, mounting a major challenge to Boeing and Airbus. After about 90 minutes in...

Apple Accused Of Removing Apps Used To Evade Censorship From Its China Store

There are iPhone apps that make it possible to get around China's notorious Internet filters. And on Saturday, makers of those apps said Apple...
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Safeguard the next generation: mass rally of Hong Kong teachers

Tens of thousands of teachers in black has taken to the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday despite heavy rain in a show of...

Hong Kong protests in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide turn ugly

A second pro-Hong Kong rally has been held in Melbourne’s CBD after clashes with Chinese nationalists on Friday night sparked a police warning that...
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The kids in Hong Kong are up against the most totalitarian dictatorship in history,...

One of the reasons that is so important for you to watch is what’s going on in Hong Kong; I don’t fully know if...