The recent death of a graduate student at China’s prestigious Fudan University, allegedly poisoned by a jealous roommate, evoked memories of the 1995 Zhu Ling case, reignited online fury that the case remains unsolved, and...
human flesh search engines
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 7, 2013
Ping Fu, CEO of 3D software developer Geomagic and innovation adviser to President Obama, released her English-language memoir Bend, Not Break on December 31. The book traces her journey from oppressed youth during China’s...
by Paulina Hartono | Jul 3, 2010
China implemented a new tort law on July 1. From Xinhua: China’s newly-implemented tort law, the country’s first special law on liability for acts of infringement, is likely to further safeguard individuals’...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 18, 2009
ChinaGeeks translates an essay by law professor He Weifang about “the difficult relation between the power of the internet and the judiciary system”: First of all, administering the internet is simply not like...
by dwang | Jun 20, 2009
As previously reported on CDT, Chinese government regulators have ordered Google to suspend some of its search functions due to the pornographic content available through its search engine. More details from the New York Times:...
by dwang | Feb 24, 2009
Several prominent netizens selected by the Yunnan Provincial Publicity Department to the committee investigating Li Qiaoming’s death in detention – what has become known online as the ‘eluding the cat’...
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 26, 2009
The following commentary is from overseas Chinese news site boxun.com, translated by CDT’s Lucy Lin: A post about the corruption situation titled, “What Kind of Communist is Mr. Chen Hua?,” circulated...
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Roundtable session on technology in post-WTO China
Oct 22, 2003
China to shut borders if bird flu mutates - Susan Fenton
Oct 22, 2005
Lu Xun È≤ÅËøÖ in Virtual China: 70th anniversary of his death - Lyn Jeffery
Oct 22, 2006
Václav Havel and Desmond M. Tutu: If China Frees Nobel Winner, It Will Show its Strength
Oct 22, 2010