Beijing from the International Space Station →
Every delight we had on Twitter is a death of dictatorship and totalitarianism.– Tweets from Ai Weiwei: “Are You a Human Being if You Are Not Anti-China?” | China Digital Times (CDT)
For years Ai Weiwei’s brazen truth-telling has been a challenge to the other...– Geremie R. Barmé: A View on Ai Weiwei’s Exit | China Digital Times (CDT) (originally from China Beat)
Kaixiner, Facebooker, Doubaner, Renrener, Qzoner,... →
China Policy Pod - A Chinese Tour to Europe, with... →
Josh Gartner talks to Evan Osnos about his magnificent New Yorker article, The Grand Tour, which describes his whirlwind trip around Europe with a party of Chinese tourists. Osnos explains the travellers’ perspectives on Europe, the significance of the average height of a Dutchman, and the intensely polarising issue of alien breakfasts. If you haven’t read the article yet, do.
This morning saw crowds applying for visas outside Egyptian embassy in Beijing:...– NBC’s @Adrienne Mong on Twitter
The witch doctor who has been poisoning people for thousands of years with his...– Confucius Statue Vanishes Near Tiananmen Square - NYTimes.com
The Dragon and The Cross: Christianity in China -... →
Dr Xiaoxin Wu from the University of San Francisco, delivers the 2010 Martin D’Arcy Memorial lectures to mark the 400th anniversary of Father Matteo Ricci’s death, the missionary responsible for introducing Christianity into China. The lecture series; The Dragon and the Cross will offer contemporary perspectives on Christianity in China. via @kinablog
From Steamed Bun to Grass Mud Horse: E Gao (online... →
From the State Council Information Office: For the article from Xinhua Network...– Latest Directives From the Ministry of Truth, April 11-April 19, 2011 | China Digital Times (CDT)
Infographic: Learn Chinese? | Asia Society →
Are Americans at a linguistic disadvantage as China continues its rapid rise?
The Chinese government will shut down nearly 5,000 small-scale news agencies...– China to close down 5,000 publications in 5 yrs via @ChinaGeeks
Where Artists Imitate Artwork Video - ABC News
Chinese immersion programs at US schools quadruple... →
Clayton Dube is an associate director at the University of Southern California’s U.S.-China Institute, and familiar with the Broadway Elementary program. He said the school located in a mixed neighbourhood shows how Chinese language instruction is reaching new students, beyond the children of Chinese descent and white kids from affluent families who had been more likely to learn...
News assistants in China: an invisible, important... →
Interesting firsthand account of the inner workings of foreign media bureaus in China, from the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Yao Jiaxin is a student at the Xi’an Conservatory of Music. At around midnight...– China: The Murder Case of Yao Jiaxin Read more on this case from CDT.
Read more about the crackdown on the Shouwang Church via CDT.
US National Science Foundation Blocking Global... →
“Recently, the Global Voices team learned that this site is blocked at the headquarters of the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Washington, D.C. As is common practice for many companies and organizations, the NSF uses filtering software to block a number of websites. Such filtering typically targets pornography and illegal content, but many organizations take the practice further …. ...
Maybe we will block content in some countries, but not others. We are...– Adam Conner, a Facebook lobbyist, to the Wall St. Journal. Facebook Could Block Content To Enter China | China Digital Times (CDT)
(via 11度青春系列电影 - 时长2:45:00:00 - 2010 - 电影 - 优酷视频 - 在线观看) This short film, Old Boys, has been viewed 31 million times on Youku, China’s largest video sharing site, in the past six months. Via dgenerate films. Also related, documentary film festival in Beijing canceled due to “tense atmosphere.”
Royal Pingdom » USA vs. China on the Internet →
All the stats you need to know to compare Internet usage in the U.S. and China.
China: Daily Life - The Big Picture →
Another remarkable series of images from the Boston Globe’s Big Picture series.