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State textbook publisher denies censorship of the Cultural Revolution

The South China Morning Post reports that the People’s Education…

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Chinese artist: Censorship stems from ‘bizarre and ridiculous sort of fear’

Translator’s note: The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture — a prominent international exhibition of visual art, sculpture, murals, installations,…

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Five years in prison for selling VPNs

The use of virtual private networks (VPNs) to get around China’s internet censorship came under increased scrutiny in…

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WeChat censors victim of sexual harassment in Shanghai, who is criticized for ‘overreacting’

Earlier today we ran the story of Vera Lui…

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Academics and publishers rebel against censorship requests from China

After Cambridge University Press (CUP), one of the world’s…

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Xinhua responds to viral online essay: ‘No fake lives in Beijing’

On July 23, Chinese blogger and novelist Zhang Wumao 张五毛 published an essay titled “In Beijing, 20…

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News roundup: Chinese airlines deliver ‘a hammer blow’ to competitors

TODAY’S TOP STORIES Are Chinese airlines “flooding the world” with cheap airfares? Bloomberg has published an article on cheap…

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Xinjiang, tense Chinese region, adopts strict internet controls

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There’s only one clear winner if Facebook breaks into China — and it’s not Facebook

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WeChat, China’s top messaging app, no longer tells users when it censors their messages

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News roundup: China has 654,000 people living with HIV/AIDS

TODAY’S TOP STORIES AIDS in China Today is World Aids Day, and the state-owned Xinhua News Agency reports…

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Sinica backgrounder: Edward Wong, exiting Beijing bureau chief for The New York Times

Edward Wong became a reporter for The New York Times in 1999. He gained visibility as a war…

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News roundup: ‘Internet sovereignty’ and a noted publisher steps down

China pushes for ‘internet sovereignty’ From November 15 to 18, the third World Internet Conference is taking place…

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Sinica extra: Q&A with Rachel Stern on the scholarly appeal of China’s legal system, the nation’s crackdown on lawyers and U.S. litigiousness

Jeremy: A cynic might joke that studying Chinese law and legal processes is in some ways like living in…

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Through the lens of American journalism, writer gets a new perspective on telling China’s story

Growing up in China, I never saw a protest, not even a small one. I don’t recall reading…

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