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  1. Censors delete 95pc of blogs a day, forum told

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... on internet usage released this week. There are about 220 million bloggers in China, according to a white paper on the internet published by the State Council on Tuesday. And more than 66 per cent ... and 3 million] reveals that 95.9 per cent of comments could be deleted during the censorship process,' Mao said. The surging number of internet users on the mainland is creating a big headache ...

  2. Rogge flies into storm on internet U-turn

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... and publish their work freely in China. There will be no censorship on the internet,' he said. With global condemnation mounting, Ms Davies admitted senior IOC members were under pressure ... Peter Simpson in Beijing Dissension wracks the IOC's senior ranks over 'broken promise' on censorship International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge arrived ...

  3. Artist censored in broadening crackdown as June 4 approaches

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Artist Ai Weiwei has become the latest victim of government censorship as the mainland authorities broaden the crackdown on dissenting voices days before the 20th anniversary of the June 4 student democratic movement. Even though Ai was not involved in the movement and has never publicly criticised the government for the crackdown, he found himself tailed by secret police, ...

  4. Artists urged to respect other cultures

    Posted Jun 11th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of censorship, but I think that censorship is based on respect,' he said. 'For example, when Avril goes to China, she's respectful of the culture and she does not swear. So all the [swear] ... in Sichuan to lose their loved ones and their homes. Actress Sharon Stone sullied her name and wrecked her career in China just as quickly with her comment that the devastating earthquake reminded ...

  5. Self-help for the China-bound

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... mouthed, politically correct self-censorship. An Englishman now based in London, Torrens lived in China for almost two decades. His personal interest in the mainland started early in life. 'An ... Jason Wordie Guides to successful business dealings in China have existed, in various forms, since the first foreign businessmen arrived in the Middle Kingdom centuries ago. In general, ...

  6. Beijing sets new rules for media

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... protecting Hong Kong and Macau journalists' in case of emergencies. He pledged there would be no censorship in the issuing of press cards. The new rule does not affect correspondents based ...

  7. Post reporter wins two awards in human rights press competition

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans A staff reporter from the South China Morning Post won two award plaques at the 13th Annual Human Rights Press Awards for stories written from Myanmar in the wake ... said Fred Armentrout, president of the Hong Kong English-speaking branch of International PEN. 'But it was the quality of the articles that were in the South China Morning Post', he ...

  8. Beijing tightens control over activists, local media

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... help improve the professionalism of China's media industry.' Mr Ran said society had become more aware and, despite rigorous censorship, making comments on the internet was freer. He ... unprecedented freedom in China, especially in their reporting on the Sichuan earthquake after May 12, 2008. Some measures have been extended and overseas media still have more freedom covering news ...

  9. Paying off the press

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the temporary lifting of reporting restrictions for the Sichuan earthquake in May- then the depressing censorship on reporting of sensitive social issues in order to guarantee a 'harmonious' ... not only arousing concern that authorities were renewing censorship of the media but also touching off debates about journalistic ethics and conduct. Two arrests occurred last month, within a week ...

  10. James Yuen

    Posted Jun 21st 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... traditional Hong Kong film genres in order to get past [mainland] censorship, such as sexy comedies and zombie films. In this film, I've tried to retrieve the kinds of elements that have long ...




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