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Tourist Destination: Guilin University and Guangxi Region

tourist destination: They are unheard of in most other areas, including where the school is located in the southern Guangxi region, a popular tourist destination known for spectacular scenery, not violence or terrorism, according to Vancouver Courier. That's why the planned checks worry some. The Guilin University of Electronic Technology is reconsidering a search of cellphones, computers, external hard disks and USB drives after a copy of the order leaked online and triggered such an intense backlash that it drew rare criticism in state-run newspapers.article continues below Trending Stories'Bella Dolls' sex doll brothel has opened in Vancouver Vancouver can't get enough of otter on the loose in Chinatown garden Vision Vancouver will not run a mayoral candidate for first time in party's history Vancouver group hypes 'happy hours' in B.C. Searches of electronics are common in Xinjiang in China's far west, a heavily Muslim region that has been turned into a virtual police state to tamp down unrest. Xinjiang has emerged as China's surveillance laboratory, said James Leibold, a scholar of Chinese ethnic politics and national identity at La Trobe University in Australia. Under President Xi Jinping, the government has in recent years tried to tighten controls over what the public sees and says online and stepped up political oversight of universities. It is unsurprising that some of the methods first pioneered in China's west are now being rolled out in other regions. ( As reported in the news.