11. 09. 2013

On Hong Kong Shelves, Illicit Dirt on China’s Elite

Visitors from mainland China climb the narrow stairs to a cramped room here filled with forbidden delights: shelves of scandal-packed exposés about their Communist Party masters. The People’s Recreation Community bookstore in Hong...

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11. 09. 2013

Some of China’s Prominent Internet Voices

Here are some popular people on Sina’s Weibo and some of their recent messages. Kai-Fu Lee is a Taiwanese high-tech investor who lives in Beijing and has more than 50 million followers. He attracted...

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09. 09. 2013

Play: Chimerica

Tiananmen Square, 1989. As tanks roll through Beijing and soldiers hammer on his hotel door, Joe – a young American photojournalist – captures a piece of history. When a cryptic message is left...

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05. 09. 2013

FUCK OFF 2: Ai Weiwei co-curates shocking exhibition in the Netherlands

Ai Weiwei co-curates “FUCK OFF 2″, a sequel of the exhibition that surprised viewers and outraged governmental censors thirteen years ago in Shanghai. With part two, the newly assembled group of Chinese contemporary...

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26. 08. 2013

China: Bo Xilai trial by social media

One of the most dramatic developments from the trial of disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai isn’t what was said in court, but that the arguments were revealed at all. The public received updates...

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20. 08. 2013

China grapples with rash of fake officials

He had the swagger and the trappings of a senior party cadre, and a natural authority that made him hard to contradict. The walls of his office in the heart of the Chinese...

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