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Was The Censor Dumped Over Censorship??

After just 15 months in office, top press regulator Long Xinmin was abruptly reassigned last week. Nobody’s quite certain why. But the General administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) suffered no shortage of embarrassments during Long’s abbreviated tenure, the last a bungled ban attempt on eight books. It triggered unprecedented outrage over censorship from Netizens, […]

China’s Online Game Industry On a Roll – China Daily

From the China Daily: “Revenue from China’s online gaming industry reached 8 billion yuan (US$1.04 billion) in 2006 and could quadruple by 2010 as internet access becomes more widespread. Online gaming revenue in China will grow 30 percent annually to reach 30 billion yuan (US$3.9 billion) by 2010, said Wu Shulin, the deputy director of […]

A Change in the Situation and My Unchanged Position РZhang Yihe (章诒和)

Since banned author Zhang Yihe published her “My Statement and Position” on January 19, 2007, her charged words directly challenging the government official Wu Shulin (ÈǨ‰π¶Êûó), who is responsible for announcing the censorship decision, won enormous attention and support in China. Many intellectuals and ordinary citizens have publicly expressed their support for Ms. Zhang, and […]

Banned in Beijing – Jennifer Chou

From The Standard: On January 1, 2007, the Chinese government loosened restrictions on the media, including those that limited the freedom of foreign journalists to travel and conduct interviews in the country. Shortly after, the Paris-based press watchdog Reporters Without Borders announced an end to its boycott of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Foreign media began […]

China: No Longer a Legalist Society – useless tree

From Useless Tree Blog: A recent news story reminds us of the essential Legalism – of the Han Fei Tzu lineage – that lies at the heart of the PRC government. But it also shows us how China is no longer a Legalist society. (For those of you familiar with the book banning issue, scroll […]

Support for Zhang Yihe; A Warning to Wu Shulin and the likes – Sha Yexin

Zhang Yihe(Á´†ÊÄ°Âíå), the author of three books, is the daughter of “China’s number one rightist” Zhang Bojun(Á´†‰ºØÈíß), who is, among various titles, China’s first Minister of Transportation, former President of The Chinese Peasants’ and Workers’ Democratic Party (‰∏≠ÂõΩÂÜúÂ∑•Ê∞ë‰∏ªÂÖö), and former Chairman of the Guangming Daily (ÂÖâÊòéÊó•Êä•). Zhang Yihe spent ten years in prison during the […]

My Statement and Position – Zhang Yihe

Translated by ESWN On January 11, 2007, during the opening day of the national book order placements conference, the General Administration of Press and Publications called an “informational” meeting. During the meeting, deputy director Wu Shulin read out a list of “2006 publications that violated regulations.” Among those named, Past Histories of Peking Opera Stars […]



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