Foreign Firms Appeal for Delay of Cybersecurity Law...

Amendments to China’s new Cybersecurity Law, which is set to take effect on June 1, will require a much broader range of companies operating in China to store business and user data...

Phrase of the Week: Play a Big Game of Chess

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...

Two Chinese Nationals Kidnapped in Pakistan

At Reuters, Gul Yousufzai and Saad Sayeed report that armed men in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, Pakistan, on Wednesday kidnapped two Chinese nationals working...

Social Credit for Chinese Companies: Boon or Bane?

Over the last two years, the Chinese government has allowed private companies and city-level governments to conduct pilot testing of a replacement for traditional credit ratings....

Badiucao: Yang Shuping’s Face Mask

CDT cartoonist Badiucao offers his commentary on the controversy over remarks made at the University of Maryland graduation ceremony by Chinese student Yang Shuping. Yang, who...

Minitrue: Do Not Present Taiwan as a Separate Political Entity...

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect...