As the ongoing controversy with the NBA over a team general manager’s tweet in support of Hong Kong has laid bare, foreign corporations and other entities operating in China face an increasingly erratic environment, where...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 10, 2019
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The names of the issuing bodies have been omitted to protect the sources. All websites: Remove all...
by Cindy | Oct 9, 2019
On October 8, Cover News launched a survey questionnaire on Weibo asking for readers’ take...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 8, 2019
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. All websites: Delete the episode...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 7, 2019
Following a tweet by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in which he expressed support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, the Chinese government has made moves to ban the team–one of the most popular NBA...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 30, 2012
More than 100 scholars have protested the inclusion of 239 English words and abbreviations including NBA and PM2.5 in the Contemporary Chinese Dictionary. From Global Times: In the letter, experts point out that including such...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 19, 2011
With Yao Ming set to announce his retirement from the NBA tomorrow, China is set to lose its largest (and tallest) international sports star. The New York Times reports: For nearly a decade, China has been enthralled by the cult...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 12, 2009
The Washington Wizards basketball team is visiting China to commemorate a trip to the country thirty years ago by the same team (then called the Washington Bullets), which marked the first visit to China by a professional U.S....
by Liu Yong | May 25, 2009
From AFP: Cleveland Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert has signed an agreement to sell a minority stake in the National Basketball Association team and its arena to a group of Chinese investors. A Chinese group led by Huang...
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