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Is Taiwan a Country? What About Tibet? China Says They Aren't—and Wants Foreign Companies to Fall in Line

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:59:24 +0000

Multinational corporations have faced pressure to apologize for listing Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Tibet as countries on their websites, even if in reality it's a common practice.

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How Will Macau's New Cybersecurity Legislation Impact Freedom of Speech?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:54:23 +0000

The Macau Civil Servants Association (MCSA) called the proposal to monitor online data through binary code “arbitrary, disproportionate and illegal."

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Macau Journalists Told to Write More Positive Stories in Wake of Deadly Typhoon

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 03:49:25 +0000

"...we only saw the government busy clearing the noise, using ridiculous reasons to refuse entry to outside journalists; and [compelling] multiple local outlets to conduct self-censorship..."

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Macau Casinos’ Show of Communist Patriotism Leaves Many Scratching Their Heads

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:00:57 +0000

"Casinos are the product of corrupt capitalism and against the spirit of the communist revolution."

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Hong Kong Citizens Express Dismay as Macau's Border Control Turns Them Away

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 05:19:53 +0000

Some were former activists, which has led many to question whether the Hong Kong government has a broad black list, which it shares with Macau authorities and Chinese authorities.

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Taiwanese See in Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protests What a Future With China Might Be Like

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:18:23 +0000

More than a thousand people gathered in the Freedom Square in Taiwan to express their solidarity with Hong Kong protesters.

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Macau Authorities Crack Down on Pro-Democracy Activists Who Want the Right to Vote for Their Next Leader

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:16:18 +0000

Macau, a special administrative region of China, elects its top leader via a committee. Three pro-democracy groups have organized an unofficial referendum on the right to vote in 2019.

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Macau: 3,000 Surround Legislative Council To Stop the “Bill of Greeds”

Tue, 27 May 2014 10:03:14 +0000

More information see GV's previous report. Written by Oiwan Lam · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus

PHOTOS: 20,000 People Protest in Macau Against ‘Bill of Greed and Privilege’

Mon, 26 May 2014 12:42:02 +0000

A bill would give the head of government in Macau, a special administrative region of China, criminal immunity while in power and continued monthly compensation after leaving office.

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Dear #CongressOccupied Protesters, ‘Don't Let Taiwan Become the Next Hong Kong’

Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:45:04 +0000

Since protests in Taiwan began March 18 against a trade deal with China, many Hongkongers have sent many messages of encouragement and of warning to the Taiwanese.

Protests Crush Nuclear Complex Plans in Southern China

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 02:41:53 +0000

But is this victory temporary? Some worry the project may pop-up in another densely populated area.

Taiwan: Who Misled Noam Chomsky?

Mon, 04 Feb 2013 08:05:06 +0000

Noam Chomsky's support for an anti-media monopoly campaign in Taiwan has recently been spun into a story of the intentional distortion of Chomsky's position by activists because the placard has a Chinese slogan that criticizes China's manipulation of Taiwanese media.

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Portuguese, a Global Language?

Fri, 31 Aug 2012 18:39:14 +0000

A community page on Facebook, Língua Portuguesa: Uma Língua Global? (Portuguese Language: A Global Language?) [pt], provides a diversity of materials to promote the debate about the expansion of Portuguese language and its consequences. Several critical issues on the policies of this language of around 200 million speakers are addressed,...

Social Media Uprising in the Chinese-speaking World

Thu, 15 Sep 2011 03:29:09 +0000

Hong Kong In-Media, a media advocacy organization based in Hong Kong has published an e-book, Social Media Uprising in the Chinese-speaking World. The preface of the book, written by Jack Qui Linchuan is posted at, where you can also download a pdf preview of the book. Written by Oiwan Lam...

Taiwan: Let’s go poking around under the rock of ECFA

Tue, 24 Aug 2010 03:09:35 +0000

The Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) between Taiwan and China was signed. The process seems smooth and efficient at the surface, but the story is not simple. Many Taiwanese have poked around under the rock of ECFA and ask their government why.