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Gloria Wong

Contributor profile · 19 posts · joined 18 June 2012

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Gloria Wong is a master graduate from the University of Pennsylvania, major in intercultural communication. Currently she works as a news editor in NYC. She specializes in web development and online communication, with particular focus on civil society and civic media. Before writing for Global Voice, she is a weekly contributor to TEDtoChina.

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19 July 2013

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Blockbuster Film ‘Tiny Times’ Reflects China's Generational Conflict

China's older generation critics are blasting the 'materialistic' Tiny Times, a luxury brand-heavy drama about four young women who pursue love and success.

14 May 2013

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Chinese Web Floods White House with Petitions

An unsolved case of poisoning of a 19-year college student in 1994 has resurfaced in the Chinese social media sphere. It has not only grabbed the wide attention of Chinese...

18 April 2013

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China Comes Down on Apple After Calling Company ‘Arrogant’

China's industry and commerce authority has said that it will tighten its oversight of Apple as well as punish the technology giant for failing to comply with Chinese laws following...

7 March 2013

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China's Social Web Frowns On State TV's Live Execution Broadcast

The unprecedented decision of China's state-run television network to broadcast live the final moments of a Burmese drug lord just before his execution has sparked debate on the mainland over...

8 January 2013

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Censorship Meets Rare Defiance as Journalists Strike in China

Southern Weekend, a highly acclaimed newspaper that once lead the wave of media reform in China, has fallen from grace. Soon after the newspaper's official Sina Weibo microblog account issued...

6 December 2012

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Need for Concrete AIDS Policy in China

An HIV carrier in Tianjin was forced to conceal his condition in order to receive lung cancer surgery. Once the incident was brought to the spotlight by Li Hu, an...

31 October 2012

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Abuse Photos Attest the Need for Child Protection Law in China

A viral photo showing a smiling female kindergarten teacher lifting a child by his ears who then bursts into tears, has triggered online discussion on child abuse in China and...

11 October 2012

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Chinese Hold Breath for Nobel Literature Prize

This year, Chinese writer Mo Yan and Japanese Haruki Murakami are top bets to win the Nobel literature prize. While excitement for the potential win for China is great, some...

27 September 2012

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The Slap that Changed China's History

On September 24, the former police chief of Chongqing, Wang Lijun, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on four charges: bending the law for personal interest, defection, abuse of...

12 August 2012

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China: Hurdler Liu Xiang's Olympic Failure Provokes Fierce Debate

Liu Xiang', the former world-record holder of the 110-meter hurdles and 2004 Olympic champion in the same event, dropped out of the London Olympic Games without clearing a single hurdle...

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