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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Chinese censors crack down on treasonous porridge: The SinoFile

Beijing is onto the tricks of some of China's most cunning wordsmiths.

Beijing wages war against apocalypse "rumors"

Is Beijing working extra hard to prove 'rumors' are a dangerous phenomenon in the People's Republic?

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson launches official Sina Weibo account

Screenshot of Mayor Gregor Robertson's Sina Weibo page.
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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.

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.