Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

文化部:明年起网络音乐需审核后方可上线 (Ministry of Culture: Starting next year, all music must be inspected and approved before going online)
Xinhua, November 9, 2015
http://tech.sina.com.cn/i/2015-11-09/doc-ifxkniur2999182.shtml

New Chinese media ethics committee will promote “healthy and tasteful style”
Hong Kong Free Press, November 6, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/11/06/chinese-govt-to-establish-committee-to-uphold-media-ethics/

昆山工商违法收取查询费, 败诉两年仍未改 (Jiangsu Kunshan Industry and Commerce Department continues to collect “inquiry fees” for business registration information, even 2 years after ruling that such fees are unlawful)
Caixin, November 6, 2015
http://china.caixin.com/2015-11-06/100870814.html

China seeks to export censorship to overseas-registered domain names: Report
Radio Free Asia, November 6, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-censorship-11062015134614.html

Chinese state TV masks Ma Ying-jeou’s Taiwan flag pin
The New York Times, November 6, 2015
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/11/06/cctv-ma-ying-jeou-taiwan-flag-pin/

Taiwan independence risks rocking “boat of peace”, says China newspaper
The Guardian, November 8, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/08/taiwan-independence-risks-rocking-boat-of-peace-says-china-newspaper