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China's One Child Policy lives on, for better or for worse: The SinoFile
Why would Beijing hold onto a policy that the nation's leading academics say may cripple China socially and economically?
Jan 17th, 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
Southern Weekend's good, bad and imagined implications for Chinese press freedom: The SinoFile
The first in VO's new daily China blog series, The SinaFile, asks the universal question on Southern Weekend: What does it mean?
Jan 10th, 2013
Canada needs more democratic debate about future of China relations, experts say
Canada is entering a brave new front in its relations with China, starting with a Canada-China foreign investment agreement pending domestic approval. Experts call for more democratic debate.
Oct 25th, 2012
Japanese confused by worldwide "bagel head" trend
We totally had no idea it even was a trend here, say many Japanese readers.
Sep 27th, 2012
Eat Your Kimchi: Canadian couple rides the Korean wave to internet stardom
Eat Your Kimchi's Simon and Martina Stawski describe themselves as "that dorky, married Canadian couple on YouTube living in Korea and making a lot of videos about it." They...
Sep 10th, 2012
Top five K-pop songs on Eat Your Kimchi's playlist
What are on Simon and Martina's playlists?
Sep 15th, 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