Items tagged china

A million-word novel got censored before it was even shared. Now Chinese users want answers.

Tags: china, books, free speech

How censoring China’s open-source coders might backfire

Many suspect the Chinese state has forced Gitee, the Chinese competitor to GitHub, to censor open-source code in a move developers worry could obstruct innovation.

In all honesty, we should also be worried about MS owning GitHub, and not enough people are.

Tags: china, programming, free speech

The Games Nobody Wants: How the Winter Olympics Became a Headache for China

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing were supposed to be a triumph for the Chinese government. But the COVID-19 pandemic and diplomatic boycotts have hampered its plans.

Tags: sports, pandemic, china

Japan to Fund Firms to Shift Production Out of China

Tags: japan, china, business

The Real Reason to Panic About China's Plague Outbreak

Tags: china, health

Empty trains on the modern Silk Road: when Belt and Road interests don’t align

Tags: china, trains, economics

Baoshang Bank collapse threatens China's economy and may trigger central bank response

Tags: china, finance

The Mind-Boggling Artistry of China’s Ivory Puzzle Balls

This traditional art from Guangzhou can never be produced legally again.

Tags: china, art, history

Boxed in: life inside the 'coffin cubicles' of Hong Kong – in pictures

Tags: china, housing

"Enough empty floor space to cover Madrid": so why are China's ghost cities still unoccupied?

Tags: china, cities

The Chinese residents who call Japan home

Tags: china, japan