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How Technology is Changing Chinese

Punning is a long established part of Chinese culture which has found fertile new soil online. Often, the focus falls on wordplay used to circumvent political censorship, of which examples can be found in CDT’s Grass Mud...

Users Have Key Role in Net Safe, Clean

The minister of the State Council Information Office, Wang Chen, emphasized netizens’ roles in maintaining the safety of the Internet at the Forum on Internet Media of China in Chongqing on Friday. From China Daily:...



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