China in Focus (Sept. 4): Resistance Rising in Inner Mongolia

Protests continue in Inner Mongolia against Beijing’s language policy. Even Mongolian people working for state-run media are beginning to fight back. Tanks are seen on the streets.

A post on Wuhan’s Ghost Festival has gone viral on Chinese social media. And many internet users noticed one thing unusual about the mourning tradition this year.

Xi Jinping, the head of the Chinese Communist Party, delivered a speech at a symposium, emphasizing five things that “Chinese people will never agree to.” Xi was speaking in the name of Chinese people, which has triggered some strong reactions.

A Su-35 fighter jet crashed in China. Rumors claimed that Taiwan shot it down. Taiwan denied it. And China gave no comment.

And in China, facial recognition technology is now part of people’s daily lives. But recently, the Chinese are finding their personal data and photos being sold online at an incredibly low price.

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