From Reuters, via Washington Post: A Chinese moviegoer is suing China’s film watchdog in frustration with the censored version of Ang Lee’s steamy World War Two drama “Lust, Caution,” Beijing media reported on Wednesday. …Dong Yanbin, a Ph.D student at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing, had filed a suit against […]Read More
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From AP: China is stamping return to sender on mail from Taiwan postmarked with a slogan supporting the island’s bid to join the United Nations. Taiwan’s post office began putting a “U.N. for Taiwan” postmark on selected items of outgoing mail six weeks ago. Letters and parcels bearing that slogan and one saying “Taiwan joining […]Read More
From Xinhua News Agency, via China.org.cn: Six migrant workers will attend the 11th People’s Congress of Guangdong Province in January of next year as delegates, the first time this demographic will have direct representation in the provincial legislature. …Two of the six Guangdong delegates will be elected from Guangzhou, two from Shenzhen, one from Foshan […]Read More
U.S. voters are finding China to be a source of contention, as questions of trade imbalances, product safety, and job outsourcing become more and more pressing. From Reuters: It could be expected that Iraq would play a big role in the 2008 U.S. election campaign. But if recent populist rallies are an indication, another country […]Read More