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03.2.15 Travels with My Censor
New Yorker
China's reading public has begun to discover nonfiction books about China by foreigners.
Education, History, Media, Politics
03.2.15 The United States Is Angry That China Wants Crypto Backdoors, Too
/ Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Media, Politics, Technology
03.2.15 Pollution Documentary ‘Under the Dome’ Blankets Chinese Internet
Wall Street Journal / Te-Ping Chen
Pollution Documentary ‘Under the Dome’ Blankets Chinese Internet
Energy, Environment, Media, Politics
03.2.15 China Orders Two Local Governments to Punish Polluting Steel Mills
Reuters / Ruby Lian
That could pile pressure on mills already struggling with weak demand-growth as the world's No.2 economy loses momentum.
Business, Energy, Environment, Technology
03.2.15 China’s Coal Use and Estimated CO2 Emissions Fell in 2014 
Huffington Post
Glen Peters of the Global Carbon Project calculates that China's CO2 emissions have also fallen, by 0.7 percent, for the first time this century.
Energy, Environment, Media, Politics
03.2.15 China Box Office Tops U.S. for First Time Ever
Hollywood Reporter / Clifford Coonan
A Lunar New Year brought in $650 million in the second-largest movie market.
Media, Politics
03.2.15 The Film That Is Going to Change China
Business Spectator / peter Cai
Chai Jing's stunning documentary on the smog problem was viewed more than 100 million times in little over two days.
Energy, Environment, Media, Politics
02.27.15 Chinese Babies Should be Trained to Play Football—President Xi
Beijing has approved the country's "football reform plan," and says being good at soccer is the "ardent wish of the whole nation."
Business, Education, Health, Society
02.27.15 Chinese Diplomat Tells West to Consider Russia’s Security Concerns over Ukraine
Reuters / Sui-Lee Wee
China's ambassador to Belgium urged Western powers to "abandon the zero-sum mentality" with Russia.
History, Law, Military, Politics
02.27.15 China’s Neighbors Build Up Militaries
Wall Street Journal / Trefor Moss
China’s neighbors are moving forward with the modernization of their militaries with new fighter jets, submarines and other hardware, even as Beijing has tried to tamp down territorial tensions in the region.
History, Law, Military, Politics