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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Entertainers pressured to support Xi Jinping's crackdown on 'social ills'

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Maoist morality may be making a comeback, if the president has his way, and sinning celebrities are under pressure Entertainers respond to Xi's crackdown on 'social ills' Communist Party leaders have grown used to launching campaigns against political enemies or anything they perceive to be social ills. Since he came to power in late 2012, President Xi ...

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    Deadly bus arson fuels debate on social ills

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... social problems- the widening wealth gap, inequality, bureaucratic inefficiency, and the hukou (household registration) system that discriminates against migrant workers, to name a few. ... Mandy Zuo Social ills may drive some to take violent revenge on society, but many papers warn against sympathy for such perpetrators Deadly bus arson fuels debate on underlying cause ...

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    Fall of Rui Chenggang, celebrity news anchor, reveals the fault in our stars

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by Cary Huang

    ... status, he is by no means a truly small "fly". Speculation about his fate dominated state media and social networks last week. "The impact of his detention is bigger than ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    More Chinese than Westerners howl against annual dog meat festival

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by Cary Huang

    ... this year's campaign witnessed a shift: Chinese opponents became the driving force. The outrage on social media appeared more intense than ever. On Weibo, China's version of Twitter, the topic ...

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    Xi Jinping's recollections of sent-down youth burnish man-of-people image

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by Cary Huang

    ... prosperity, when the kingdom was characterised by social cohesion. By painting a picture of himself as a "man of the people", Xi will be hoping he can convince the nation his reign ...

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    Retirement of Xinwen Lianbo anchors prompts calls for overhaul of flagship CCTV news bulletin

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:30am by Cary Huang

    ... on happy citizens. The last third is international news, usually leading with war, natural disasters or social and economic conflict. That formula has been followed so strictly over the years ... and social impact". Now Li and Zhang's retirement has brought fresh calls for an overhaul of the dated format. Wang Sixin, a professor at Communication University of China, said the veteran ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Previously taboo debate about prostitution emerges in state media after actor's arrest

    Posted May 25th 2014, 04:33am by Cary Huang

    ... said. The news led to a surprising outpouring of sympathy on social media, with some people saying he should not be too closely scrutinised for his actions. The Communist Party is puritanical ... man" image has been ruined. The incident involving Huang points to sharply divided opinions among Chinese about prostitution. That in itself marks significant progress in social attitudes ...

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    Reshuffles at propaganda organs underscore their importance to party

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by Cary Huang

    ... pillars of Communist Party power. Despite dramatic economic and social changes since the late 1970s, all of China's leaders, Mao's successors, have embraced his credo. That is why party ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Between state media's lines often lies the crux of an issue

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:15am by Cary Huang

    ... political controversy or treading on any toes. People on social media and in the foreign and Hong Kong press, however, were quick to point out the elephant in the room in Xinhua's coverage ... including his generous social welfare and public housing programmes, helped many of the underprivileged. Victims of Bo's high-handed anti-crime crackdown and prosecutions, on the other hand, ...

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    Wives joining leaders on overseas trips introduces China to 'lady diplomacy'

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:34am by Cary Huang

    ... study of US nature writing". Social-media users responded to Cheng's Africa trip with approval. "Professor Cheng is a committed academic, which is rare in academic circles ...




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