With the unmanned Shenzhou 8 on the verge of its Tuesday launch, a spokeswoman for China’s space program announced plans for up to two manned space missions in 2012. From Reuters: The rendezvous and docking exercises...
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 14, 2010
Since yesterday, “李慧镝” became the most rapidly increased searched term on Google.cn. But Chinese netizens immediately noticed that the actual search results in both Baidu and Google.cn show no results, except one...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 11, 2009
Hu Shuli, who has been much in the news recently, has picked the seven most powerful people in China as part of a Forbes Magazine report on the world’s most powerful (in which President Hu Jintao ranks second and...
by Paulina Hartono | Nov 9, 2009
Li Changchun, Politburo member and top media control official, comments on the role of Chinese media. From AFP: In a speech on Sunday to mark Journalists’ Day, Li Changchun — who is seen as the country’s...
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 5, 2009
Searching “Hu Jintao” on Google’s Chinese blog search produces the message: “Your search results may be related to content which does not accord with relevant laws, regulations or policy, and therefore cannot be...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 21, 2009
China Media Project comments on recent reports that the Chinese government is planning to bolster its overseas media presence with a 45 billion yuan expansion: SCMP coverage last week suggested Chinese authorities are interested...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 28, 2007
The Washington Post reports that a recent plea from Propaganda chief Li Changchun to Hu Jintao to close down Yanhuang Chunqiu magazine, which had published an article criticizing the Party’s monopoly on power, was...
by Kate Zhao | Jun 9, 2007
Politburo member and propaganda chief Li Changchun is paying a visit to Zhengzhou, the scene of a riot last week which involved university students. From People’s Daily.com: Senior Chinese official Li Changchun has urged local governments and schools to improve services for college students, including quality food supply at reasonable prices in canteens. Li, a […]
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