China will lift part of its 'Great Firewall' to give foreigners access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter on a tropical island dubbed 'Hawaii of the East'

Business Insider | 6/24/2018 | Tara Francis Chan
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China's Hainan island has released plans to give tourists access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter in parts of two cities.

A partial lifting of the county's "Great Firewall" is part of an attempt to make the southern island a free trade zone and tourist hub.

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It's unclear whether locals would be able to access the otherwise-blocked sites.

The local government's plan is no longer available online.

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China plans to lift part of its "Great Firewall" and give foreigners access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter on the holiday island of Hainan.

China wants to transform the island, which is the size of Belgium and has been dubbed the "Hawaii of the East," into an international free trade zone and a sprawling hub for...
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