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Lin Jun Liang: Art from Inside Out

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LIN JUNLIANG is a modern artist. He was born in Hualien, Taiwan. He studied at the National Taiwan University of Art, Department of Multimedia and Animation Arts and Shih Chien University Department of Communications Design (BA). His works including video installations, body art, post-system effects clips, expressionist portraits, and paintings. Lin Jun Liang exams the remove identity, the autonomy, the human...

The Ever Questionable Presence of Google in China

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For the longest time, it has been agreed upon that Google is one of those tech companies that stand against the restriction of the freedom of speech and the overall censorship - be it online or offline. by Eugene Michaels However, the most recent news about Google’s alleged return to China with a censored search engine has definitely shifted this idea...

China freezes game approvals amid a government shake-up

China freezes game approvals amid a government shake-up
According to a report from Bloomberg, the Chinese government has blocked the approval of new licenses for the distribution of video games on its market, amid a government shake-up. Regulators have also been concerned about violence and gambling in some games, according to Bloomberg. Online, mobile and console games have all been affected. The result of this maneuver, which could be...

Interview with Badiucao, political cartoonist, and rights activist

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Badiucao (巴 丢 草) is an appreciated Chinese political artist and rights activist. The name Badiucao was adopted to protect his real identity. Badiucao uses satire and pop culture references as tools for his criticism of the regime, overturning the stereotypes of Chinese propaganda against the status quo. Criticism of the regime and the...

Trump Trade War Arrives in the Data as China Awaits Tariffs

According to economic experts, the current trade war between the U.S.A. and China has escalated to affect the whole world. Were it not for Donald Trump’s assault, trade services between the two countries would be as smooth as they have always been. Exports from China and the U.S. have been dismayed amid the war...

Guide to Asian Online Casinos

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Asians have a great history of gambling. The Chinese developed Keno as a state-run lottery that financed building the Great Wall. In ancient India, entire empires were won and lost on rolls of dice. In time, Asian and European gambling united and games such as craps, blackjack, baccarat and Pai Gow took their modern forms. Today there are many games of both Asian...

Will China Ever Recognise Cryptocurrencies?

Will China Ever Recognise Cryptocurrencies?
China is a country full of technological advancements and is often found right at the forefront of these leading changes. Cryptocurrencies, in a sense, are no exception to this rule. However, while China has been known to make up a good chunk of the mining community, it’s quickly becoming clear that the country isn’t quite as open to these decentralised coins as most...

The Never-ending Censorship of the Online News Media in China

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With each week it is becoming more and more difficult to keep up with the news about China and another website or application being taken off the Chinese web. by Eurgene Michaels However, we should at least feel fortunate that on this side of the Great Firewall, it is not only much easier to access objective news but also to publish...

Planet China Vol.05

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Exploring the Chinese LGBTQ community in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and abroad. Exlcusive interviews with Helen Zia, Joanne Leung, Shaghai Pride, Beijing LGBT Center, PFLAG China, No. 223, Simon Chung, Lucie Liu, Chen Chen, Lin Junliang. Read Planet China online Table of Contents Helen Zia, activist and author Joanne Leung, activist Shanghai Pride, Pride festival Beijing LGBT Center, Chinese NGO PFLAG...

Taiwan will disappear from airline websites

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United and Delta are the last airlines to change the way in which they refer to the island on their websites. American Airlines Group has confirmed that it has changed the way its website refers to Taiwan, a move that should be followed by two other major US carriers in an effort to avoid Chinese sanctions. On the American Airlines website...

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Lin Jun Liang: Art from Inside Out

LIN JUNLIANG is a modern artist. He was born in Hualien, Taiwan. He studied at the National Taiwan University of Art, Department of Multimedia and...
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