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Why Kung Fu Movies Have Endured In Africa

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 11.04.2016 | Home

​ Eric Olander and Cobus van Staden are the duo behind the China Africa Project and hosts of the popular China in Africa Podcast. We’re here...

Red Capital: Media Ownership and Self-Censorship in Hong Kong

China Hands | Posted 06.23.2015 | Home
China Hands

While China has generally stopped short of direct state control or censorship of media, many suggest it has resorted to indirect and subtle methods to exert control over the Hong Kong media, especially via the infiltration of "red capital" into the local media system.

China Sentences Journalist To 7 Years In Prison For Leaking State Secrets

Reuters | Sui-Lee Wee | Posted 06.17.2015 | Media

BEIJING, April 17 (Reuters) - A Chinese court jailed a journalist accused of leaking an internal Communist Party document to a foreign website for s...

Human Trafficking Victim Has Emotional Reunion With Family, 24 Years After Abduction

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.22.2015 | Impact

Sun Bin was able to hug his father and sister for the first time in 24 years on Tuesday, after being torn away from his family by child traffickers in...

China Sends Warning To Foreign Media

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2014 | Media

HONG KONG, Oct 15 (Reuters) - A Chinese official told foreign media in Hong Kong on Wednesday that China has seen interference in the city's pro-demo...

Chinese Journalists Arrested In Fraud Probe

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2014 | Media

(Recasts, adds background, analyst's quotes) BEIJING, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Chinese police have arrested eight people, including several ...

China Tightens Restrictions On Journalists

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.10.2014 | Media

China's government has sent a new warning to journalists telling them to steer clear of foreign news outlets, the New York Times reported Thursday. ...

Matt Sheehan

The Chinese Press Battles For Hearts And Minds Abroad

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 11.26.2014 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO -- At 9:25 p.m. on New Year's Day, Feng Yan parked his minivan outside the Chinese consulate here, doused the front door of the building...

Stories Most Feared by Chinese officials Will Still Be Told

PEN American Center | Posted 02.18.2014 | Media
PEN American Center

An individual leaking a damning video or corporate filing needn't be a brilliant political strategist, visionary writer or charismatic operative. They don't need to conceive a motivational manifesto. All they need to do is make a printout, download a file, send an email or post a link.

WHOOPS: China Posts Photos Of American 'Execution' That Actually Came From Fetish Porn

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.07.2013 | Home

Photos posted on Chinese news websites purportedly showing a woman being executed by lethal injection instead appear to have come from a fetish site, ...

Scuffles Break Out As Chinese Newspaper Strike Continues

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | Media

By James Pomfret GUANGZHOU, China, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Chinese police broke up scuffles outside the gates of a prominent newspaper in so...

The Ominous Disappearance of Xi Jinping

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 11.12.2012 | Home
Tom Doctoroff

The mysterious disappearance of China's heir apparent, Xi Jinping, will be unsettling for Chinese citizens and a murky leadership vacuum is the last thing China needs right now.

Presidential 'Contest' Pales Beside China Challenge

David Tereshchuk | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
David Tereshchuk

Defense Department correspondents and commentators did not have to read between the lines much to pass on the twin message that our armed forces will be managed in a leaner fashion and with a decided tilt strategically toward countering threats in Asia.

Another China Rail Accident... Another Cover-Up?

Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

is a new website that delivers English editions of the best foreign-language news and journalism. SHANGHAI - A crash this week on the city's Metro ...

China Media Amps Up Latin America Coverage

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 11.12.2011 | Home
Eric Ehrmann

China's version of dollar diplomacy is helping to insulate Latin economies from the crisis. But it's also creating disputes over dumping, energy policy and technology.

Beijing Papers Taken Over

The Diplomat | Jason Miks | Posted 11.05.2011 | Home

By Jason Miks, The Diplomat Two of Beijing’s most popular and outspoken newspapers have been taken over by the Chinese Communist Party in a move...

Advertising in China: What's New, What's Not

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Luxury goods are a tool for career advancement in China. In the PRC, the key benefit of shower gel is "an energizing shower experience that helps me start the day with a kick."

China Tries To Pass Off 'Top Gun' Footage As Military Drill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Broadcast by China Central Television, the footage was said to have been passed off as an air force training drill showing a Chinese J-10 fighter plan...

Unhappy With International News Coverage, China Exports Its Own

Daniel Hernandez | Posted 05.31.2011 | Home
Daniel Hernandez

If you are eager for an alternative to Western coverage of world events, you can now find China's perspective on international news in parts of Africa, Europe and Asia -- in English.

China's Waist-High Fence

Gilliam Collinsworth Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gilliam Collinsworth Hamilton

Word this week that the Chinese civil-rights activist Liu Xiaobo was awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize had zero coverage in Beijing's traditional media. The Internet had the story, however.

Chinese Boy Rescued From Underground Pipe After 20 Hours (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A seven-year-old boy was rescued after being trapped in an underground pipe in China's Jiangsu province for over 20 hours, Chinese media reported. I...

Hu Shuli, Chinese Maverick Editor, Takes Reins At News Magazine New Century News

Guardian | Jonathan Watts in Beijing and Agencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of China's most independent editors today announced that she had taken the reins at a prominent general news magazine two months after splitting w...

'The Onion' Sold To 'The Chinese' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Sporting a snazzy redesign and new corporate logos, "The Onion" announced today that it has been sold to the Chinese--specifically Yu Wan Mei Amalgama...

China's Laughable Men's Soccer Team The Butt Of Beijing Media Jokes

Variety | Clifford Coonan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

While Beijing's scowling policemen have made headlines, the Olympic Games have prompted plenty of humor in the Chinese capital, especially online. Mo...

Five China Myths to Watch and Listen for During the Olympics

Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Kate Merkel-Hess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Kate Merkel-Hess

We debunk five enduring myths about China, most of which linger because they are partly true while still being misleading, and some of which are kept alive by Chinese and foreign commentators alike.