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13 April 2014

Stories from 13 April 2014

China Blocks Short Sci-Fi Film From Hong Kong

Hong Kong saves itself in the film from a meteor forecast to hit in 2047, an allegory for when the city is set to lose its democratic political system.

Macedonia 2014 Elections Quick Reference Guide

Thailand’s ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ of the Songkran Festival

Songkran is a celebration of the Thai New Year but it is also the period when road accidents shoot up across the country.

“Blogs are the Vinyl Records of the Internet”

Baidu Censors New Citizens Movement Website

Expat Life in China: A Review Of Unsavory Elements

Top 10 Russian-Language Tweets, Week 15 of 2014

RuNet Echo

At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.

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