On the 17 December, the deadline for the first J visa for the New York Times’s China bureau expires – but will the bureau?
BEIJING (China Daily Show) – Tens of foreign correspondents are contemplating a grim holiday season this year, as China refuses any new visas – effectively expelling them from the country.
BEIJING (China Daily Show) – An official campaign against illegal online ‘rumor mongering’ intensified this week, after state mouthpiece the People’s Daily published a series of bogus reports.
BEIJING (China Daily Show) – A freelance journalist who has prepared an in-depth scoop about the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre is simply waiting for the right time to file it, friends said yesterday.
BEIJING (China Daily Show) – The editorial writer for nationalist newspaper the Global Times has told friends that he would like to join strikers at the Southern Weekly, if only he could pick the lock on his chains.
BEIJING (China Daily Show) – A well-known Chinese economist has lost his appeal against charges of artistic evasion.
Lhasa (China Daily Show) – Tibet is to be closed for routine cleaning and repairs, the Chinese Foreign Ministry told reporters yesterday.
BEIJING (China Daily Show) – A high-profile spat between the Vatican and Chinese Communist Party has split opinion among critics who normally simply hate both.
LHASA (China Daily Show) – A self-immolating monk says he’s packing in the fireworks, after his last conflagration failed to attract a single journalist.
SHANGHAI (China Daily Show) —An American proofreader has upset his co-workers by donating too much money to the company’s disaster relief fund.