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Top Stories of the Week: Sept 24 – Oct 1


Tea Leaf Nation reports that netizens again flex their power-muscles and successfully oust a Shaanxi government official who became instantly notorious after a picture of him smiling at the scene of a car accident went viral. An admirable grassroots anti-corruption campaign, … Continue reading

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Top China stories of the week 01/01-01/08


China’s tomb raiders laying waste to thousands of years of history, by Tania Branigan. Soaring prices offered by collectors and lax monitoring of China’s thousands of historical sites have led to grave robbing on a massive scale. One researcher estimates … Continue reading

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Top China Stories – Christmas/New Year’s catch-up edition


With the holidays I know that many of you have taken a break from the internet to spend time with your families, but the Chinese gov’t realizes this too, slipping 3 State subversion trials of dissidents into the final week … Continue reading

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