The sound of silence


The work of several pop music artists from Taiwan and Hong Kong is reported to have recently disappeared from the directories of various Chinese online music platforms, according to the Global Times, an English language wing of the publication People’s Daily. Over the weekend, names and songs from Taiwan and Hong Kong pop artists, such as Vivian Xu and Anthony Wong, were reported missing from major music streaming platforms such as NetEase Cloud Music, QQ Music, Kugou Music and Baidu Music.