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Wukan and the Rule of Law

The Jamestown Foundation’s Willy Lam reflects on the conciliatory approach taken by CCP officials in Guangdong to bring an end to the Wukan protests last month, warning that the fate of future mass incidents rests on the...

China’s President “Chats” With Citizens Online

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 bustled with...

China Animal Lovers Protest Eating Cats – AP

From Associated Press: Chinese cat lovers mobilized online to save a truck load of cats from the cooking pot, a newspaper reported Tuesday. Veteran Shanghai cat rescuer Duo Zirong started off her mission Friday when she called police to stop a truck stuffed with some 800 live cats, the China Daily said. The standoff happened […]

China’s first gay chat show goes live on the Internet – Reuters

From Reuters: For singer and bar-owner, Qiao Qiao, talking about her sexuality live on an Internet broadcast accessible to millions of people was easier than telling her parents that she was a lesbian. “My mother was very supportive,” she said on Thursday, as cameras rolled in a small studio in northwest Beijing. “But my father […]



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