Boxun: Unified Strategy vs Hostile Rightist Forces

Overseas political news website Boxun obtained a purported memo from a telephone conference of the National Security Commission describing official efforts toward a unified...

Stealing Trade Secrets – But for Whom?

Six Chinese professors have been arrested by the U.S. on charges of espionage for allegedly stealing information about mobile phone technology from American companies where they...

Words of the Week: Volunteer Fifty Center

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and encountered in online political discussions. These are the...

Comic Cons, Crotch Bombs & Sino-Japanese Relations...

Despite official suspicion of Western influence, Erik Crouch reports at The Verge that American imports dominated Shanghai’s first Comic Con last weekend following sustained...

China Denying Passports to Restrict Critics, Minorities...

Following reports last week that all residents of Xinjiang’s Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture were required to hand their passports in to authorities by May 15, the AP’s...

Chinese Wikipedia Blocked by Great Firewall

Chinese Wikipedia has been blocked by the Great Firewall since yesterday. Normally, only certain “sensitive” pages are blocked, while most of the site is accessible. Shenzhen-based...