Security personnel keep watch at a subway station before the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China September 1, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song
China says its G20 Summit was a huge victory, but to achieve success, it launched an intense campaign to silence potential troublemakers.
China supposedly detained journalists, put dissidents under house arrest, sent city residents away, and implemented extreme censorship protocols to ensure the summit held in Hangzhou this past weekend went off without a hitch. Continue reading
China has released this year’s stats for book sales, and the results are somewhat surprising. Pretty much all of the cities that made the top ten list of most literary cities were third or second-tier cities located in the south of China. Continue reading
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The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government Continue reading