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...

Minitrue: Don’t Exaggerate Hunan Bus Fire

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...

Blogger Lu Yuyu Detained for “Picking Quarrels”...

Friends and associates of citizen journalist Lu Yuyu, known as @wickedonnaa on Twitter, feared he had been taken away by police on June 14, when his frequently updated social media...

A Lesson on Chastity from the Ministry of Finance

Should the “chaste widows” of late imperial China, who committed suicide to preserve their virtue, be considered paragons of Chinese culture? That seems to be the...