China’s Ministry of Public Security announced Sunday that police had seized more than 300 kilograms of illegal drugs and arrested more than 12,000 people involved in production and trafficking through a network of online...
Jun 20, 2008
China’s President Hu Jintao, who usually appears stiff and restrained in public, surprised many by talking to the Chinese public in an Internet chat room Friday morning. The online chat room of People.com.cn bustled with...
May 22, 2008
The death toll from the Sichuan earthquake has reached more than 51,000 and the estimated number of deaths, missing and buried is now more than 70,000. However, a Liaoning girl uploaded a video criticizing how the Sichuan quake...
Jul 25, 2005
From the South China Morning Post, via Asia Media: A plan by the mainland’s dominant instant messenger portal, QQ, to require that organisers and governors of chat groups register their real names has triggered a storm of protest among users. QQ has more than 400 million registered users, and membership is required to take part […]
May 19, 2005
In the Guardian, Xinran writes: The Chinese chatroom I visited, www.qq.com, was already full of “Wang-Min”- internet obsessives – fighting over the issue of “how to view love affairs”. I immediately regretted that I had not visited the site earlier. It is a really good place to find “freedom of the press” from Chinese women: […]
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