Shining Star 2 Suspended From Chinese TV Following Complaints About Hair Dye

Shining Star 2

Mainland China has very strict rules when it comes to broadcast, telecast, or distributed media. The Ministry of Propaganda is extremely adherent to protecting what they call China’s “Socialist Values”. They have to ensure that video games, movies, music, television shows, and even cartoons adhere to said “Socialist Values” to prevent societal disruption through propaganda or inadvertent indoctrination. This even applies to completely harmless idol shows such as the 3D animated show from South Korea, Shining Star 2, which was suspended from airwaves after a provincial television bureau received complaints about the show promoting hair dye. Continue reading “Shining Star 2 Suspended From Chinese TV Following Complaints About Hair Dye”

Anime Directors Show Support For Hong Kong Protestors

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Two anime directors have come forward to air their public support for the Hong Kong protestors and their fight for freedom against the CCP. They decided to show their solidarity for those fighting for freedom by sending encouraging messages to said freedom fighters via social media. Continue reading “Anime Directors Show Support For Hong Kong Protestors”

Academics Tied to Chinese Finance Expose Their Anti Free Speech Agenda

Hubris is oft the downfall of all would-be tyrants. For it is a foolish pride that blinds one to the world around them and the consequences of their actions. No longer able to see the growing threats and changing climate that will be their downfall they continue as if conquering heroes. In this vein, we have an article from The Atlantic championing the rise of the surveillance state and Chinese Style Censorship in the United States by two academics from Harvard and the University of Arizona. Continue reading “Academics Tied to Chinese Finance Expose Their Anti Free Speech Agenda”

Facebook Fact Checker That Issues Warning About Misinformation Reportedly Worked At Wuhan Lab

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Facebook is now issuing warnings to anyone who accesses an article that their “fact checkers” have claimed contains misinformation. Before visiting the site users will see a warning label from Facebook about the site or the source if the fact checkers claim that the information isn’t correct. However, it turns out that one of the fact checkers worked at the Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China. Continue reading “Facebook Fact Checker That Issues Warning About Misinformation Reportedly Worked At Wuhan Lab”

China Reportedly Bans Zombies, Plagues, Map Editing, Interactions With Foreigners In Online Games

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The Chinese Communist Party is ramping up their censorship measures, mostly in due part to Hong Kong protestor and activist Joshua Wong using Animal Crossing: New Horizons to inform those in mainland China about the efforts to free Hong Kong and promote liberation from the CCP. Continue reading “China Reportedly Bans Zombies, Plagues, Map Editing, Interactions With Foreigners In Online Games”

University Of Queensland Student Faces Expulsion For Supporting Hong Kong, Criticizing Chinese Government

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University of Queensland student Drew Pavlou has managed to stir up the hornet’s nest by being a firm advocate and activist for freedom… in particular, the freedom for those residing in Hong Kong. His activism managed to agitate the administration of the University of Queensland, especially given the supplies and promotion of the Hong Kong protests around campus, and his criticism of the administration for being proponents of the Chinese state party. His “vexatious” behavior ended up netting him expulsion from the university. Continue reading “University Of Queensland Student Faces Expulsion For Supporting Hong Kong, Criticizing Chinese Government”

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Reportedly Banned In China

Animal Crossing Banned

There are reports going around that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is being banned by some outlets in China. The reasons why aren’t confirmed yet, but reports are indicating that it’s related to Hong Kong protestors using the custom creation features to spread the message about becoming free from the Chinese state party’s machinations. Continue reading “Animal Crossing: New Horizons Reportedly Banned In China”

Japan Creates Fund to Move Manufacturing Back to Japan or Out of China

There was a time when Japan was an economic powerhouse that rivaled even the United States in terms of economic production. This was owed to both their technology and manufacturing sectors creating a vibrant and efficient industry to drive the Japanese economy. When combined with various uniquely Japanese social and corporate structures it created a powerhouse economy that in the 80s the rest of the world was rushing to imitate. Then it all imploded as a result of economic policies started in the 70s that created a bubble economy. Continue reading “Japan Creates Fund to Move Manufacturing Back to Japan or Out of China”

Tencent Pledges To Invest In Digital Government And AI In Wuhan Now That Lockdown Is Lifting

The Chinese tech giant, best known as Tencent has pledged to invest in “digital government” assistance, “online education,” and artificial intelligence (AI) in the city of Wuhan, China. Although the tech giant will invest in other fields in the city, a new report notes that the company is eager to invest in Wuhan soon since China is lifting the coronavirus lockdown on said city. Continue reading “Tencent Pledges To Invest In Digital Government And AI In Wuhan Now That Lockdown Is Lifting”

Plague Inc. Banned In China Due To “Illegal Content”

Plague Inc

Ndemic Creations announced that the plague simulation game, aptly named Plague Inc., has been banned in China because the content is claimed to be “illegal”. Continue reading “Plague Inc. Banned In China Due To “Illegal Content””

Denmark Paper Refuses to Apologize to China Over A Cartoon

Reality is stranger and slightly more stupid than fiction. As the Kung Flu continues to rage through China after reportedly escaping a Chinese bio-technical company that features the Umbrella corp logo and whose name literally translates to “Umbrella Biotech Limited” most of the world have hesitated to propose a travel ban to and from China, let alone condemn them for developing a virus in an IP infringing laboratory tied to the Bill Gates Foundation. Probably related, but I’ll leave that to Alex Jones to properly rant about. Continue reading “Denmark Paper Refuses to Apologize to China Over A Cartoon”

Blitzchung Interview Discussing Hearthstone E-Sports Censorship Gets Censored From Reddit

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Whenever topics of censorship get censored it really makes it clear just how corrupt, forsaken, and worthless the gaming industry is… or heck, any industry that sees content janitors going out of their way to silence topics that highlight a broken vector of said industry is worth the spit a busboy uses to shine your shoes. Yet that’s exactly what happens every time any aspect of corruption bubbles up to the surface regarding the media industry, especially on Reddit. Continue reading “Blitzchung Interview Discussing Hearthstone E-Sports Censorship Gets Censored From Reddit”

“Healthy China 2030” Seeks To Limit Violence, Sex, And Gambling In Video Games

I’m sure most of you are thinking, “This will be restricted to China, right?” Well, seeing how many companies Tencent has a stake in and given how many Chinese boot-licking companies are out there, expect this new initiative billed as “Healthy China 2030” to not only stifle violence, sex, and gambling in said country but to spill out into others as well. Continue reading ““Healthy China 2030” Seeks To Limit Violence, Sex, And Gambling In Video Games”

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