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The Chinese Disconnect

By Paul Krugman Oct 23, 2009 – 7:06:24 AM Senior monetary officials usually talk in code. So when Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chairman, spoke recently about Asia, international imbalances…

DDOS attacks paralyzed Boxun News Web

By Han Jie Oct 21, 2009 – 1:15:49 PM Bo xun was under series of attacks from DDOS. Attacks began at 11 pm yesterday and continued till 3 am. Actions…

World Press Ranking released by RSF

By RSF Oct 20, 2009 – 9:37:23 AM ASIA-PACIFIC Authoritarianism prevents press freedom progress in much of Asia Fiji falls furthest, but big advance by Maldives Check your country ranking…

China Carbon Truths: Authoritarian Government Makes Greenhouse Emissions Worse

By Sep 17, 2009 – 5:44:32 AM China Carbon Truths: Authoritarian Government Makes Greenhouse Emissions Worse China is the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels, and countries…

Internet fuels rise in number of jailed journalists

By CPJ New York, December 7, 2006—The number of journalists jailed worldwide for their work increased for the second consecutive year, and one in three is now an Internet blogger,…

Restrictions loosened for foreign journalists ahead of Olympic Games

By RSF Reporters Without Borders has hailed a foreign ministry decision, taken under international pressure, to loosen regulations for foreign journalists working in China. From the beginning of January 2007…

Sun Xiaodi Receives International Nuclear Activism Award

Sun Xiaodi Receives International Nuclear Activism Award

By HRIC Boxun Photo: Sun Xiaodi-On the left in rear Gansu-based activist Sun Xiaodi, who has spent more than a decade petitioning the central authorities over radioactive contamination from the…

Jailed Chinese Journalist Shi Tao Wins WAN Golden Pen of Freedom

  Shi Tao, the Chinese journalist who was imprisoned after the American search engine company Yahoo provided information to the Chinese authorities that led to his arrest,  has been awarded…

PEN Canada presents concerns on Canada-China bilateral dialogue on human rights to Parliamentary Subcommittee

By PEN Canada Nov 22, 2006 Ottawa, 21 November 2006 – PEN Canada today addressed the Parliamentary Subcommittee on International Human Rights looking into the ongoing Canada-China government bilateral dialogue.…

RSF calls on organising committee to guarantee free flow of information during 2008 Olympic Games

By RSF  Nov 21, 2006 Email this article  Printer friendly page The following is a 16 November 2006 RSF press release: ORGANISERS OF BEIJING GAMES URGED TO TRANSLATE PROMISES INTO…

Abonded Giant Building in North Korea

Nov 3, 2006 – 12:07:23 AM The building was designed to compete with World Trade Center of New York, was constructed in 1980s, and could not finish because of lacking…