Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Spotlight on Beijing (only two and a half days to go!)

First the reports that China is censoring media internet access... (even though they promised unrestricted access)

followed by many stories about terrible air quality (even after the government has spent over $17 billion to clean up the air)

...today's news about members of the U.S. cycling team arriving in China wearing face masks:
U.S. Cyclists Are Masked, and Criticism Is Not (from the New York Times)

and now this latest news:
China revokes visa of gold medalist, Darfur activist Cheek (from Yahoo!)

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