Feb
11

Xi Jinping to Direct, Produce and Star in CCTV New Year’s Gala

Photo © Xinhua

BEIJING — In a surprise announcement Monday, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, President of the People’s Republic of China and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Xi Jinping declared that he would personally oversee production of this year’s CCTV New Year’s Gala.

Feb
6

19-Year-Old Chops Off Hand to Cure Internet Addiction

A 19-year-old from Jiangsu was taken to the hospital after chopping his left hand off in an attempt to cure his Internet addiction. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.

Feb
4

How Will China Remove Western Values from Chinese Colleges?

Yuan Guiren

Last week, Chinese Education Minister Yuan Guiren told colleges to “never let textbooks promoting Western values appear in our classes.” Miniharm urges him to go further, banning Western influence from college entirely. Here’s how:

  • Limit independent thoughts to one per student per semester.
  • Ban books by non-Chinese writers such as Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin and Karl Marx.
Jan
30

New Chinese Government VPN Allows Users to Access Censored Internet Anywhere

China VPN

BEIJING — This morning, the Chinese government released for personal use ChinaVPN, its in-house Virtual Private Network service which, according to promotional material, “offers Chinese nationals a familiar, comfortable, authentically Chinese Internet experience—anywhere in the world.”

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