The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 24, 2014
Xi Jinping is so far enjoying much popularity among the public, thanks at least in part to a...
by Natalie Ornell | May 6, 2014
Reuters reports that Chinese state media has for the first time published the photograph...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jan 14, 2014
As of January 14, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jun 10, 2013
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. State Council Information Office: All websites are asked to immediately find and remove images of...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jun 9, 2013
As of June 9, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). First Lady’s iPhone: Peng Liyuan, the wife of President Xi Jinping, was spotted in Mexico last week taking...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 28, 2013
AP has confirmed the authenticity of a photo distributed online showing First Lady Peng Liyuan serenading People’s Liberation Army troops in Tiananmen Square after the crackdown on protesters in June 1989. CDT posted the...
by Anne Henochowicz | Mar 26, 2013
Peng Liyuan, wife of the new Chinese president Xi Jinping, has lit up Weibo with her glamour. The censors have balked at discussions of her outfits, though their work has not done much to dampen “first lady fever.”...
by Anne Henochowicz | Mar 24, 2013
As of March 24, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Kunming PX Plant: A p-Xylene (PX) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) processing plant is planned for the...
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