Taiwanese authorities have refused to provide a visa for the Dalai Lama, who was due to address a women’s organisation there next month. From the AFP: The Taiwan chapter of the Federation of Business and Professional...
by Melissa M. Chan | Aug 21, 2012
The United Kingdom’s Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, is trying to ‘turbo-charge’ tourism to the UK by capitalizing on fervor surrounding the Olympics. According to The Guardian, despite the high demand for Chinese tourists, many...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 11, 2012
A real estate company in Chengdu, Sichuan Province tried to profit from Liu Xiang’s failure at the London Olympics: SmartEyeView: This is an ad for a Chengdu real estate company. That was fast. Do you think Liu Xiang should sue?...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 6, 2012
The following examples of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 29, 2012
Since the opening of the Beijing Olympics four years ago—a declaration of national arrival which awed some and terrified others—the question has lingered of how London would follow it. Comparisons were inevitable, and perhaps...
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