NEW YORK: DON’T MISS JOHN OLIVER’S HILARIOUS BUT POINTED SIZING UP AND TAKING DOWN OF CHINA’S PRESIDENT XI JINPING

ASIA MEDIA RECOMMENDS: Courtesy of the fast up-and-coming SUPCHINA news and feature service … a not-to-be-missed skit from the popular John Oliver Show, which is Filming at The CBS Broadcast Center taped live at a CBS News studio at 530 West 57th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenue), New York,…

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CHINA: SINA WEIBO ACCOUNT, FEMINIST VOICES, CENSORED ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

MICHAELA MERTZ WRITES — The highly followed social media account, Feminist Voices, was suspended on International Women’s Day after initiating a discussion on issues of sexual harassment. The campaign began on March 6, when the account asked users to post their own photos about sexual harassment with the hashtag #March8againstharassment.…

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CHINA: ANONYMOUS NETIZENS TAKE TO SOCIAL MEDIA TO KNOCK PRESIDENT XI’S ABOLISHMENT OF THE TWO-TERM LIMIT

ASIA MEDIA WRITES — President Xi’s two-term limit has been abolished, meaning he might be President of China indefinitely. As the news sets in, Chinese citizens take to social media to express their mixed emotions. Following these reactions, the Chinese government were quick to crack down on Chinese netizens, banning…

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CHINA: FCCC CAUGHT RED-HANDED

KATRINA CROSBY WRITES – The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China (FCCC) has been under fire for the past few days and China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has only worsened the problem. To begin with, the FCCC released the results of its annual survey, and members were not impressed. 117 out…

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LOS ANGELES: SPECTACULAR ‘ASIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL’ PROJECTS THE RAW STORIES OF ASIA WITH PANACHE

ALEXIS CRUZ WRITES — The Asian World Film Festival took place this past week October 25 – November 2. The festival commenced with the opening night screening of “Ayla: The Daughter of War.” Asia Media International was honored to be able to cover the event and share reviews of our…

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CHINA: THE WAR AGAINST BITCOIN

TOMMY SUTJIPTO WRITES – It is official, China has entered a war against the digital currency, Bitcoin. China’s ban on the worldwide crypto-currency is no longer considered a rumor or fake news, but rather an official statement issued by the country’s government and financial regulators. China’s analysts and economists alike…

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