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George Sun

Born in the 80s, I got my Master Degree in UK and am currently a journalist and columnist based in the capital of PR China. Besides my blogging, I write news comments for several Chinese websites and newspapers.

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Latest posts by George Sun

11 December 2009

China: Government shuts down BitTorrent sites, netizens distressed

Chinese Internet users are scrabbling for downloads from BitTorrent (BT) websites following speculation that authorities will completely shut them down. The largest BitTorrent websites in China like BTCHINA, VeryCD and the...

7 August 2009

China: Prostitutes more trustworthy than government officials

A startling result of an online survey of more than 3,376 people published by Insight China magazine reveals that China's prostitutes are considered by some to be more trustworthy than...

28 July 2009

China: One-Child Policy Heading for a Revision

According to Time magazine, the one-child policy, a cornerstone of contemporary China, will be changed when word got out late last week that Shanghai was encouraging couples to have additional...

26 July 2009

China: Suspension of Electroshock for “Net Addiction”

The Chinese Ministry of Health recently announced that electroshock treatment for "internet addiction" should be suspended. The controversial electroshock therapies have recently been used by some Chinese clinics to cure...

8 May 2008

China: EV71 outbreak in China sparks criticisms

While not bird flu related, the recent outbreak of HFMD (Hand Foot and Mouth Disease) in China gives us an opportunity to see how the Chinese government responds to an...

9 March 2008

China: Thoughts on bankruptcy of the last ‘Animal Farm’

Nanjie Village, the last “Animal Farm” in China, has been known by the Chinese as the ‘red billionaire village’ and ‘communism village’ until the recent revealment by newspapers that it...

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