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16 April 2015
More than 67,000 user accounts have been deleted due to a new rule that prohibits screen names and profile pictures that threaten national security, destroy ethnic unity, or defame others.
8 April 2015
Some observers believe the arrest of the five women's rights activists last month are related to a wider crackdown on NGOs in China, in particular those with strong overseas connections.
25 March 2015
Artist Wu Tun saw economic rights collide with online censorship when he tried to sell a T-shirt supporting world renowned political artist Ai Weiwei.
8 November 2014
The two nations are at odds over a set of islands in the East China Sea. Beijing is also angry about Tokyo’s unwillingness to fully recognise its WWII atrocities.
20 August 2014
Ignoring Pro-Democracy Protests, China's Media Trumpets Pro-Beijing March in Hong Kong as the ‘Majority’
China has promised Hong Kong a direct vote for the next chief executive, but insists that a committee approve the candidates. Pro-democracy protesters want the right to choose the candidates.
8 August 2014
WeChat has grown popular since 2012 and now has almost 400 million active users. It was subject to a crackdown earlier this year, with 100 public accounts shut down.
28 July 2014
A deteriorating environment and decreasing arable land threaten China’s ability to feed the world’s biggest population. The country is looking into GMO technology, but rice remains in a research stage.
22 July 2014
It's the latest food safety scandal to hit China, which has seen a spate of issues in recent years, including a 2008 milk contamination that killed six infants.
10 June 2014
Animal rights activists in China are campaigning hard to ban the consumption of dog meat, but traditionalists and dog meat lovers say that it infringes on their culture and rights.