China’s Internet Censors Are Trying a New Trick: Revealing Users’ Locations

[ad_1] A hashtag calling for the feature’s swift cancellation had amassed 8,000 posts and had more than 100 million views before it was censored in late April. A university student in Zhejiang province sued the Chinese social platform Weibo in March for leaking personal information without his consent when the platform automatically showed his location. …

Echoes of China’s Russia’s Alternate Reality Intensify Around the World

[ad_1] When Twitter put a warning message on top of a Russian government post denying civilian deaths in Bucha, Ukraine, last week, Chinese state media rushed to defend it. “The statement by @mfa_russia on #Bucha has been censored on Twitter,” wrote Frontline, a Twitter account associated with China’s official English-language broadcaster CGTN. An article in …

China’s Xu Mengtao Receives Gold in Women’s Aircraft

[ad_1] Australia has a habit of dominating freestyle ski aerials, but China arrived at Genting Snow Park on an extremely cold night, hoping to win a medal for its home country. And China delivered. The evening temperature is minus -10 degrees Fahrenheit, with gold medal winner Xu Mengtao in a near-perfect full-on effort. Belarusian Hanna …

China’s Hockey Team Shows Weakness of a Powerhouse: Team Sports

[ad_1] “In individual sports, you can lock someone in a room for five years and say, ‘Best skater or table tennis player or whatever,’” said Mark Simon, who has coached in Chinese youth leagues for 14 years. He is the advisor of Kunlun Red Star, the Beijing men’s hockey team that eventually supplies every member …

One of China’s Picks for a Torchbearer is an Army Commander

[ad_1] China has often condemned what it calls the politicization of the Olympics, including the diplomatic boycott that the United States is trying to organize. Still, China’s selection of the first of 1,200 torchbearers came as a shock. nationalist note: A colonel fighting Indian forces at the western tip of the Himalayas. Colonel Qi Fabao, …

New variant means China’s big spenders will never travel

[ad_1] This was supposed to be year travel is back. Many countries in Europe and Asia reopened airports and hosted tourists. But they face a new reality: Variants, for example Omicron why is this happening global panicThis is prompting governments to close borders again, and the biggest spenders – Chinese tourists – won’t be back …

China’s Silence on Peng Shuai Shows the Limits of Beijing Propaganda

[ad_1] When Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai blames a former top leader sexual assault Earlier this month, authorities turned to a tried-and-true strategy. In the country, the country’s censors deleted any mention of the allegations. Abroad, several government journalists focused on trying to address concerns about Ms. Peng’s safety. Beijing seems to rely on a …

Women’s Tennis Challenges China’s Under-player Narrative

[ad_1] The senior official who oversees women’s tennis on Wednesday directly challenged Chinese state media accounts that a top professional player withdrew sexual assault allegations against a senior Communist Party official, saying she feared for his well-being. English-language broadcasting China Global Television Network, controlled by the Chinese government, said Wednesday. distributed an e-mail He said …

Federal Reserve Warns of Stress in China’s Real Estate Market

[ad_1] The Federal Reserve said turmoil in China’s real estate sector could threaten the United States. report On Monday. In its bi-annual update on the American financial system, the US central bank said it was interested both in how high debt levels in China’s corporate sector are and how Beijing is dealing with debt. The …

China’s Popular Electric Vehicles Empower Europe’s Automakers

[ad_1] FRANKFURT – The name MG was formerly synonymous with lively but meticulous sports cars from England. Today, the iconic octagon badge serves a different kind of automobile passion: China’s striving to become a big brand. player in the global automobile market. SAIC Motor, one of China’s Big Four automakers, acquired the MG brand in …