Shanghai

Several Views on Social Credit in China

At Wired, Mara Hvistendahl explores the history and still unclear future of China’s nascent national social credit system, due to roll out by 2020, and the various private schemes that may eventually feed into it, such as Zhima (Sesame) Credit, run by Alibaba affiliate and Alipay operator Ant ...

Person of the Week: Bao Tong

CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of public intellectuals, cartoonists, human rights activists, and other people pushing for change in China. The wiki is a work in progress. 鲍彤 Bao Tong at home. (Source: Wikipedia/Renee Chiang) Bao To...

Pereira steps in to replace Villas-Boas in Shanghai

TOKYO: Former Porto coach Vitor Pereira has been unveiled as the new manager of Chinese Super League (CSL) side Shanghai SIPG, replacing fellow Portuguese Andre Villas-Boas at the helm. Pereira, who took over at Porto after Villas-Boas left the club to join Chelsea, has been handed the task of ......

TENSHUNZ: ZOMG its WAR if US navy calls at Taiwan port

Not China.Chinese diplomatic bluster once again gave us a ZOMG TENSHUNZ moment. Reuters reported, headlining China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat's invasion threat:A threat by a senior Chinese diplomat to invade Taiwan the instant any U.S. warship visits the self-ruled island has sparked a war o...

Dim Prospects for a Chinese #MeToo Movement

After serial sexual assault by American movie producer Harvey Weinstein was publicly detailed in October—having been frequently alluded to by entertainment industry insiders for decades—the #MeToo campaign was launched on English-language social media platforms to give the public a sense of how ...

Minitrue: Delete Attacks on World Internet Conference

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. Intercept, find, and delete content attacking the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen on interactive pla...