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BBC debate to be broadcast from Shanghai; BBC website unblocked, sort of

From the China Daily:

The British Broadcasting Company's (BBC) flagship political debate programme, Question Time, will broadcast a special edition from Shanghai later this month...

...The project has been given the go-ahead for March 10 by the Shanghai Municipal Foreign Affairs Office.

Chinese Government spokesman Liu Jianchao, Wild Swans author Jung Chang, EU Commissioner Chris Patten, founder of the Chinese fashion brand Shang Tang, David Tang, and secretary-general of the Boao Forum and goodwill ambassador to the UN Industrial Development Organization, Long Yongtu, will serve on a panel on the night, answering questions before a live studio audience, the BBC said on its website...

...Question Time's webpage has been made accessible in China to facilitate audience participation. (Emphasis added)

Bbc.co.uk is currently accessible in Beijing, but not the news section at bbc.co.uk/news. Gee thanks Nanny.

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