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North Korea's nuclear test triggers social media firestorm in China: The SinoFile
And some are angry at the amount of humanitarian aid being funneled into what many are calling a rogue nation.
Feb 12th, 2013
Beijing celebrates Egypt revolution two years later: The SinoFile
Some keywords remain blocked, but Chinese authorities seem to see the Egyptian Revolution as a cautionary tale against itself.
Jan 25th, 2013
Sex talk slips by censors on Sina Weibo
Proof that Chinese authorities are more concerned with censoring political subversion than maintaining their idea of public decency.
Jan 24th, 2013
How Aaron Swartz contributed to Chinese Internet freedom: The SinoFile
Renowned voice on the Chinese Internet tells VO how Swartz contributed to Chinese Internet freedoms.
Jan 14th, 2013
In China's Internet discourse on Southern Weekend, less is more: The SinoFile
Weibo users find another clever way to continue the discussion on Chinese press freedoms.
Jan 12th, 2013
Chinese censors crack down on treasonous porridge: The SinoFile
Beijing is onto the tricks of some of China's most cunning wordsmiths.
Jan 11th, 2013
Beijing wages war against apocalypse "rumors"
Is Beijing working extra hard to prove 'rumors' are a dangerous phenomenon in the People's Republic?
Dec 17th, 2012
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson launches official Sina Weibo account
Screenshot of Mayor Gregor Robertson's Sina Weibo page.
Nov 2nd, 2012
Foxconn riot forces factory closure
Foxconn, a major supplier of Apple products, suffered another PR blow as thousands of police were allegedly called in to quell workers rioting at its Taiyun plant in central China.
Sep 24th, 2012
Lust, Caution: China's love-hate relationship with iPhone5
Countless Chinese netizens are excited for the unveiling of the iPhone5 -- but not all of them.
Sep 7th, 2012