The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Cindy | Feb 28, 2014
China’s Ministry of Public Security announced on Thursday that more than 1000 people have...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 4, 2013
The now deceased aunt of Guo Bin, the 6-year-old boy found with his eyes gouged out in Shanxi...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 28, 2013
The Global Times reports on a reward offered for information about the 6-year-old boy whose eyes...
by Mengyu Dong | Jun 13, 2013
Ye Haiyan, a gender rights activist, was released from police detention but continued to face harassment. From Mimi Lau at the South China Morning Post: She was accused of assaulting three women who stormed into her apartment...
by Melissa M. Chan | Feb 19, 2013
Chinese state media report five children have died after being found suffocated in Guizhou Province. This comes amid concerns for child safety after five homeless boys were found dead inside a garbage bin in the same province as...
by Melissa M. Chan | Mar 4, 2012
Amid concerns about industrial pollution in China due to a recent case of water contamination in Guangxi, lead emissions from factories in Guangdong have poisoned 160 children. This is not the first case of lead poisoning. In...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 13, 2011
Less than one month after Wen Jiabao pledged to improve school bus services in response to the fatal crash of a nine-seat van packed full of preschool students, the media is full of reports on new accidents. To start with, an...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 29, 2011
Chinese netizens expressed sadness and anger when a school bus in rural Gansu crashed, killing 20 people aboard including 18 children. The bus had nine seats but was carrying 64 people. Since then, the head of the school...
by Melissa M. Chan | Nov 27, 2011
In response to the bus crash that killed 18 preschool students in Gansu province, China’s Premier Wen Jiabao has vowed to improve bus services using central and local government funds. Reuters reports: The tragedy...
by Scott Greene | Nov 16, 2011
20 people, including 18 preschool students, died Wednesday when a school bus collided with a coal truck in Gansu province, according a local work safety bureau official. From Xinhua News: The accident happened around 9:40 a.m....
by Samuel Wade | Oct 26, 2011
At Jottings from the Granite Studio, historian Jeremiah Jenne describes “The Tientsin Massacre” of 1870, a counterpart of sorts to Los Angeles’ “Chinese Massacre” the following year. The episode was...
Chinese Parents Favor Foreign-brand Toys for Their Children, Even If They Are Made in China – Elaine Kurtenbach
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