Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is facing calls to step down over her handling of an unpopular extradition bill, huge protests against it, and its suspension last Saturday. (For a recap of these events, see CDT’s earlier posts or listen to a concise but thorough podcast account from The...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 3, 2019
On October 26th, a Twitter user reported that his WeChat account was suspended for “spreading malicious rumors” after he posted a comment about Winnie the Pooh subsequent to sharing an article on President Xi Jinping. The...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 1, 2019
Ahead of Tuesday’s showcase of homegrown military technology to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic, NPR’s Emily Feng described the occasion’s symbolic importance, political...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 6, 2019
Over the past several months, dozens of Chinese Twitter users within China have reportedly been...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 24, 2018
On Monday, South China Morning Post’s Jane Cai reported various deficiencies in the advice...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 27, 2018
In an update to disciplinary regulations that apply to all Chinese Communist Party members,...
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