18. 02. 2014

BBC Radio 3 – Shanghai: World City Redux

Rana Mitter reveals how Shanghai today is forging its identity as an ultramodern city – by rediscovering its glamorous past. In the years between the world wars, ‘Shanghai’ meant jazz and movies, dazzling...

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17. 02. 2014

Artist: Li Mingshen – A fascinating look into the lives of China’s homebodies

Photographer Li Mingshen from Shanghai Normal University put together this surprisingly captivating series of photos showing people…staying home. “I often think, ‘what do [people] do while they are staying at home alone, what’s...

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17. 02. 2014

Chinese Bloggers Ask Kerry to Help Bring Down Internet Firewall

Chinese bloggers told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry the push for Internet freedom in China is going backward and that the U.S. should help the country’s people overcome restrictions on online communication. Kerry heard the comments...

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17. 02. 2014

Chinese Ask Kerry to Help Tear Down a Firewall

A group of Chinese bloggers asked the United States to take up the cause of Internet freedom in an unusual meeting on Saturday with Secretary of State John Kerry. One by one, the bloggers...

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04. 02. 2014

In China’s war on bad air, government decision to release data gives fresh hope

Aly Song/Reuters – A man wears a mask while walking on a bridge during a hazy day in Shanghai. Starting this year, the government has required 15,000 factories to publicly report details on their...

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08. 01. 2014

China’s ‘airpocalypse’ kills 350,000 to 500,000 each year

The equivalent of the population of Bristol dies each year in China because of lethal air pollution, according to Chen Zhu, who was the country’s Health minister until last year. Mr Chen, who...

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