Radio Netherlands Worldwide

SSO Login

More login possibilities:

Close
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • Twitter
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
Home
Sunday 21 December  
Using the Free Weibo app
Using the Free Weibo app
Map
Beijing, China
Beijing, China

Apple blocks app developed by Chinese activists and RNW

For almost two months, the FreeWeibo app offered readers an uncensored version of China’s most popular social media network, Sina Weibo. Thanks to a smart technological workaround, developed by

RNW on Facebook

RNW Player

Showing items for English on RNW

Article: In response to NSA revelations, the internet’s engineers set out to PRISM-proof the net

Greatly disturbed by the recent revelations of mass internet surveillance, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) have announced plans to ramp up online security.

Article: Bad cellphone reception? No Internet? Here’s how to build a better connection yourself

Sick of waiting around until the telecoms bring you cellphone reception and a solid Internet connection? Techies believes there’s no need to wait around anymore.

Article: New app frees China’s biggest social network from censorship

Tweets on politically sensitive topics in China are routinely censored. The new FreeWeibo app unblocks them.

Raja Felgata on a motorcycle in Morocco
Morocco Morocco Video: Ladies on the move

Video: Ladies on the move

RNW is keen on featuring inspiring women in our target countries, women who make a difference, who are not afraid to speak out, who inspire others and who bring about change in their immediate surroundings and further afield.  

Article: Apple kowtows to China’s censors; removes circumvention app

Trying to jump the Great Firewall of China? There’s an app for that. At least there was, until Apple took it down. Apple removed OpenDoor, a censorship circumvention tool, from its app store with no explanation or notification.

Video: What about men?

In many countries, men don't stick around to raise their children. This is a missed opportunity.

Video: Behind the scenes at TEDx Hague Academy

Ever heard of TED Talks - the ones where one inspiring person shares a big idea and it's shared on the internet for the whole world to see?

Article: Dutch DJ gets the Netherlands rocking to Egyptian rap music

Dutch DJ Joost Heijthuijsen plays Egyptian Electro Sha’bi music at dance parties in the Netherlands. “The people here love it. Dutch and Egyptian youths are much more alike than they think.” Michel Hoebink

Video: Cuban blogger tackles Dutch foreign minister

Bloggers from various countries have been invited by the Dutch government to take part in the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the  Peace Palace in The Hague.

Video: International bloggers visit RNW

A group of international bloggers spent a day at RNW earlier this week. They are in the Netherlands at the invitation of The Hague to join in today's celebrations of 100 years of The Peace Palace.

Video highlights

Ladies on the move
RNW is keen on featuring inspiring women in our target countries, women who...
What about men?
In many countries, men don't stick around to raise their children. This is...