Sudden Departure, Unclear Destination for Cyberczar...

The New York Times’ Jane Perlez and Paul Mozur report on the sudden replacement of Lu Wei, who has led the tightening of internet controls in China over the past three years. Mr....

New Search & App Rules as Cybersecurity Law Looms...

China’s Cyberspace Administration (CAC), which saw the announcement of an unexpected leadership change this week, has unveiled a raft of new rules covering web search and...

Tibetan Director Hospitalized After Police Detention...

Award-winning Tibetan director Pema Tseden has been hospitalized since Monday with injuries sustained during an altercation with the police at an airport in Qinghai on Saturday....

Netizen Voices: G20 Prep Leaves Hotel Guests in Cold...

Hangzhou is already deep into preparations for the G20 Summit in September, the first to be hosted in China. A dilapidated historic house has gotten a fresh coat of paint (though...

Lady Gaga “Banned” in China After Dalai Lama Meeting...

American pop diva Lady Gaga has reportedly found her music banned in China after she met with the Dalai Lama last weekend in Indianapolis and live-streamed the summit on Facebook. ...

Activist Chen Yunfei to Go on Trial this Week

Activist Chen Yunfei is scheduled to go on trial Thursday on charges of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble,” related to his work to commemorate the June 4, 1989...