Anita Chow

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2016/01/26 | Anita Chow
Safety of Human Rights Activists in China Remains Disturbing
While China recently released Peter Dahlin, a Swedish human rights activist, dozens of people remain detained, including foreigners and Chinese citizens.
2016/01/20 | Anita Chow
UN Labor Agency: Global Unemployment to Rise by 2.3 Million in 2016
The number of unemployed people is estimated to rise by 2.3 million in 2016 and 2.5 million in 2017, which is very likely to top 200 million for the first time ever. The trend will probably cause instability in societies and leave existing jobs vulnerable.
2015/12/30 | Anita Chow
New Book Speculates China’s Former Premier to Be Gay
Zhou Enlai, who is titled as the people's premier, had a long marriage of 50 years, but he had no children. Tsoi believes that Zhou had once been in love with a male schoolmate two years his junior named Li Fujing, and he and his wife Deng Yingchao had no romantic relationship. However, Tsoi does not provide any evidence. Her thoughts are merely speculations based on Zhou and Deng's diaries, letters and articles.
2015/10/30 | Anita Chow
Is China's Two-Children Policy Too Late?
The two-child policy seems too late for the older generation. It is estimated that young people born after 1980 are the ones that can benefit from the new policy. People.cn mentions that the government should provide relevant support for education, childcare and medical equipment to improve the environment for raising children. They also have to make sure the milk powder is safe.
2015/10/04 | Anita Chow
Chinese Tourists Storm Tokyo and Taiwan During Golden Week
Weibo users title their posts with words like, "Shinjuku occupied! Akihabara occupied! Shibuya occupied! Ikebukuro occupied! Tokyo basically has been under our control!" Japan has even created a new word, bakubai, to describe Chinese tourist's crazy shopping spree.
2015/08/11 | Anita Chow
China Allowing the Middle Price of RMB to Devalue by 2%
The China Foreign Exchange Trading System announced the middle price between RMB and USD has devalued nearly 1.9 percent and US$ 1 now equals RMB$ 6.2298. People are saying this is the doing of The People's Bank of China to encourage export.
2015/06/30 | Anita Chow
China Bans Taiwan Golden Melody Award-winning Song
The Chinese government has ordered all Chinese media to delete every story relating to "Island’s Sunrise" winning an award. Some netizens say, “If 'Island’s Sunrise' really needs to be shut out, then why wasn’t it done sooner?” Others say luckily they downloaded the song before it was banned.