Tiananmen Square

British trio New Delinquents make a bold impression with debut single “F.T.S.”

Check out the London collective’s brand new visual.<p>New Delinquents, a London-based trio consisting of musicians, producers, and directors. have …

Searing

Google’s search engine for China would link searches to phone numbers

Google’s “Dragonfly” search engine prototype for China will reportedly link users’ searches on an Android app to their personal phone numbers, making …

Human Rights

Bull Creek: Oberthur Primary School students set for new experiences ahead of China study tour

STUDENTS from Oberthur Primary School in Bull Creek will have new experiences when they travel to China as part of a study tour.<p>A total of 34 Year 5 …

Perth, Australia

Baltimore Health Commissioner Named New Planned Parenthood President

Planned Parenthood has chosen Baltimore health commissioner and Chinese immigrant Leana Wen as its new president, <i>The New York Times</i> reports. “For the …

Planned Parenthood

China wants to bury the truth about Tiananmen. Will Google help?

In the spring of 1989, students and others took to the streets of Beijing, China demanding reform, and seeking a shift from authoritarianism to …

China

Admirers remember Mao’s death

People line up outside the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall to pay their respects on the 42nd anniversary of his death. Photo: Zhang Han/GT<p>The Chairman Mao …

China

A Postcard from Beijing: Forbidden City

The Forbidden City holds its name for a reason. The large complex housed the Chinese Imperial family for over 500 years and was off-limits for the …

China

Cotton-like clouds float above Beijing’s landmarks

Fluffy, white clouds pepper the sky above the Notional Swim Center, also known as the Water Cube, at the Olympic Park in Beijing on September 5. …

News (China)

Ramaphosa arrives in China on official state visit

The president’s trip comes after he hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping on a state visit in July ahead of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg.

China

President Ramaphosa arrives in China - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Beijing, China on a state visit. The President will also co-chair the two day meeting of the Forum on China …

South Africa

China has hottest summer since 1961 by national average temperature

The national average temperature in China this summer reached 22 degrees Celsius, the highest since 1961, with 55 weather monitoring stations posting …

Climate Change

John McCain and the power of mourning

<b>U.S. Sen. John McCain,</b> the former Vietnam POW who became a symbolic opponent of President Donald Trump and his dominance of the national Republican …

Donald Trump

Forbidden Feeds: Government Controls on Social Media in China

Based on extensive interviews with writers, poets, artists, activists, and others personally affected by the government’s grip on online expression, …

Social Media

If Google goes to China, will it tell the truth about Tiananmen Square?

Today’s extremists and conspiracy-mongers don’t need a match to destroy the truth; they prefer to bury it with search engine optimization<p>Google’s plan to relaunch search in China, the world’s largest market, is facing pushback from employees, human rights defenders and politicians. With good …

Opinion (UK)

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘No Country for Old Men’ and ‘Summer Palace’

<i>“No Country for Old Men” arrives on Netflix. And “Summer Palace” tells a teenage love story in the context of the Tiananmen Square protests.</i><p><b>What’s Streaming</b><p><b>NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN</b> (2007) <i>on iTunes,</i> <i>Amazon</i><i>,</i> <i>Google Play</i><i>,</i> <i>Netflix</i><i>,</i> <i>Vudu</i> <i>and</i> <i>YouTube</i><i>.</i> This Oscar-winning thriller by the Coen brothers, adapted …

The Arts

Google reportedly using Chinese site it owns to develop search term blacklist

We now know more about how Google is developing its censored search engine for China. To comply with Chinese authorities, Google has been using search samples from a Beijing-based website it owns to make blacklists, according to <i>The Intercept</i>, which broke news of Google’s work on the censored search …

Technology

REPORT: Dianne Feinstein and the 'Butchers of Beijing'

On September 24, 2015, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) proposed legislation that would rename the street across from Red China’s embassy after pro-democracy …

Human Rights

China and censorship

China: student declaration, the September 1989 issue of Index on Censorship magazine.Subscribe to Index on Censorship magazine hereIndex has covered …

Is China holding Uighur Muslims in secret camps? | Uighur

China has been accused of detaining more than a million Uighur Muslims in what UN human rights experts say resembles "a massive internment camp, shrouded in secrecy, a sort of no-rights zone".<p>The camps are believed to be in the western region of Xinjiang. China denies such camps exist, but says …

Asia Pacific

Explosion outside near US Embassy in Beijing

Beijing, July 26 (IANS) An explosive was detonated on a street outside the US Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, close to the main compound, rattling …

Human Rights

Man injured after explosion at US embassy in Beijing

Chinese officials work near the site of a reported blast just south of the US Embassy in Beijing on Thursday. (AP photo)<p>BEIJING: An explosive device …

China

Man injured by explosion at US embassy in Beijing

Chinese officials work near the site of a reported blast just south of the US Embassy in Beijing on Thursday. (AP photo)<p>BEIJING: An explosive device …

China

Sir Alan Donald, ambassador to Beijing during Tiananmen Square massacre – obituary

Sir Alan Donald, who has died aged 87, was one of the Foreign Office’s impressive specialist élite of sinologues who dealt with Chinese affairs after the Communist regime took over in Peking in 1949.<p>Fittingly, Donald ended his career as Ambassador in Beijing from 1988 to 1991. But perhaps his most …

China

Mao mausoleum’s UN heritage application ‘justifiable’: observers

Chairman Mao Memorial Hall. Photo: VCG<p>Experts defended the inclusion of Chairman Mao Memorial Hall in applying a list of 14 heritage sites for …

China

Iconic War Photography, With All The People Erased

Pavel Smejkal gives us a new way to look at some of history’s most indelible images.<p>If I say “Tiananmen Square,” what pops into your head? Probably the iconic image of a protester standing in front of a column of tanks. Even if you don’t know anything about the circumstances surrounding it, you …

Vietnam War

Beijing eyes UNESCO status for Mao Zedong's Mausoleum and Tiananmen Square | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

Beijing wants to have Mao Zedong’s Mausoleum and Tiananmen Square, powerful and controversial symbols of Chinese communist might, inscribed on the …

China

Beijing eyes UNESCO status for Mao tomb, Tiananmen Square

Beijing wants to have Mao Zedong's Mausoleum and Tiananmen Square, powerful and controversial symbols of Chinese communist might, inscribed on the …

China

Beijing's historic Central Axis seeks UNESCO World Heritage status

The photo shows Yongdingmen, the south starting point of the Beijing's Central Axis and was originally built in 1553 during the Ming Dynasty. It is …

China

Beijing eyes adding Central Axis, including Tiananmen Square, to UNESCO heritage list

Beijing is preparing 14 heritage sites along the city's Central Axis, including Tiananmen Square and Chairman Mao Memorial Hall, in a bid to apply …

China

Sir Alan Donald, British ambassador to Beijing during Tiananmen Square killings, dies aged 87

Sir Alan Donald, the British ambassador to China at the time of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989 and who also played a critical role in the …

Hong Kong