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Chinese netizens stunned by alleged New York Times hacking: The SinoFile
"The nation's hackers hacked into The New York Times' network. This is the first time I feel this kind of domestic invasion of privacy going abroad," a Chinese net user said.
Jan 31st, 2013
After oil sands crude, beef could be next big thing for China-Canada trade: The SinoFile
A more varied trade portfolio: It's what's for dinner – in China.
Jan 28th, 2013
China and US have the same problem: inequality
Inequality in China could heighten tensions between elites and the masses. These tensions could eventually turn into social unrest, political instability, and even revolution. Sound familiar America?
Jan 23rd, 2013
Chinese lessons for Alberta oil sons: The SinoFile
Beijing's last bout with pollution took a significant economic toll -- and the implications for Ottawa are grim.
Jan 26th, 2013
Beijing celebrates Egypt revolution two years later: The SinoFile
Some keywords remain blocked, but Chinese authorities seem to see the Egyptian Revolution as a cautionary tale against itself.
Jan 25th, 2013
Sex talk slips by censors on Sina Weibo
Proof that Chinese authorities are more concerned with censoring political subversion than maintaining their idea of public decency.
Jan 24th, 2013
BC First Nation says no to China-Canada Unequal Treaty, aka FIPA: The SinoFile
A First Nation is trying to stop Chinese history from repeating itself -- in Canada.
Jan 22nd, 2013
Pundit's advice to President Obama: consider potential Chinese 'revolution' and 'war' in South China Sea: The SinoFile
Note to Obama: don't underestimate the impact of 500 'incidents' per day happening in China.
Jan 21st, 2013
Canada, an environmental safe haven for those concerned with Beijing pollution crisis: The SinoFile
As smog chokes up Beijing, Canada looks to be an environmental haven to many Chinese.
Jan 19th, 2013
Beijing's stellar Idle No More coverage: The SinoFile
Maybe this is China's way of telling Harper: 'Hey, we're not so different you and I.'
Jan 18th, 2013