Posts Tagged ‘President of the People’s Republic of China’

China editor resigns over media censorship

(Media Release) A top journalist at a Chinese newspaper says he is resigning because of the authorities’ control over the media. Yu Shaolei, an editor at Southern Metropolis Daily, posted a resignation note online, saying he could no longer follow the Communist Party line. He also uploaded a message wishing those responsible for censoring his […]

Why politicians still dream of controlling the internet

(Media Release) Who’s in charge of the internet? In the last 24 hours two political figures, one Chinese, the other American, have given their views on this issue. Both Xi Jinping and Donald Trump clearly thinks it is time for national governments to grasp control of the internet to bend it to their own political […]

China pollution: Beijing issues first red smog alert

(Media Release) Schools in Beijing are to close and outdoor construction to stop after the Chinese capital issued its first “red alert” over smog levels. The red alert is the highest possible, and has not been used in the city before, the state-run Xinhua news agency says. Authorities expect more than three consecutive days of […]

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