Bonds reporter with International Financing Review. Formerly Quartz and https://t.co/Uv9V2CyEwD. A Hot Pot fanatic who can talk abt G3 bonds with you.qz.com/author/Janelil… Hong KongJoined October 2010
“Han protesters use phrases like 'compatriots', 'we are all Xinjiangers', 'I'm also trapped by the fire' to express support. But these well-meaning words in fact conceal and deny the specificities of the oppression Uyghur people suffer in China,
#NOW on #CUHK campus dozens of students gathered , with white papers in hand, to mourn the victims of the #UrumqiFire and protest China’s stringent covid measures , chanting slogans put on Beijing’s Sitong Bridge last month in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Crowd is no longer only young and students. Cars coming to see, parked on flyover to see. An old lady joined in cries of “liberate Beijing” and “liberate China” with “let the children go back to school”
Crowd of at least 100 making its way to Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Sunday night, chanting, “We want universal values,” “We want freedom, equality, democracy, rule of law,” “We don’t want dictatorship,” “We don’t want personality cult.”
Beijing tonight, right now. 京城大厦 Beijing Capital Club, a landmark 5-star mansion on the third ring road, kilos away from Liang Ma Qiao. Ppl chanting “ 不要谎言要尊严” which means we don’t want lies, we want dignity. It’s happening right now!
Some key events in the 70 days leading to 26 Nov:
A bus transferring residents from Guiyang to QT camp crashed and killed 27
A man put up large protest banners on Sitong Bridge in Beijing. He was taken away and no update of whereabouts since.
Who said Chinese ppl don’t want democracy? I’ve had too much disappointment abt too many things in the past yrs, but at least those heroic ppl have shown to me what true courage and conscience look like: twitter.com/itrulyknownchi…
At this movement in the chilly winter night, Shanghai people are chanting on the downtown street “ we don’t want dictatorship, we want democracy”.Extraordinary courage and solidarity showed. After 3 years of suffering from lockdown & control of society, people are raged.
Two slogans quoting the novel 1984 that are said to be spotted at a university in Xi’an. One reads: Under the spreading chestnut tree, I sold you and you sold me; and the other one is “We shall meet in the place where there’s no darkness.” twitter.com/whyyoutouzhele…
It’s been 3yrs and they are still doing this. No where else in the world is doing this,” he said. While those short video apps used to be quick to cut off livestreams where there are sensitive comments like this, this time the vlogger didn’t get any warning or punishment.
There seems to be some relaxation of censorship on Chinese short videos apps: was watching a vlogger livestream police cars waiting in his compound, w him speculating whether the cars were here to transfer Covid cases to quarantine centres.
In this week’s IFR Asia: China’s release of sweeping regulatory changes for the property sector is set to improve developers’ liquidity, leading to a sharp rally in their bonds. No paywall: refini.tv/3EHwbyF (@Jane_Li911)
Important: Apple limits AirDrop in China after it was used to spread protest materials. An update adds a time limit for users in China who can only have AirDrop turned on for ‘everyone’ for 10 min.
HK protestors used to spread materials via AirDrop.
This is fucking disgusting - @elonmusk when will Twitter step in and stop the Chinese government using fake bot accounts to harass critics with sickening misogyny and sexist abuse? Resharing from @xu_xiuzhong who has faced a terror campaign for years now
Li Maizi, Wu Rongrong, Zheng Churan, Wei Tingting, and Wang Man were arrested in Beijing in March 2015 for planning a protest against sexual harassment on public transportation. They became known as the Feminist Five.