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China’s Self-Destructive Tech Crackdown – New York Times


New York Times

China's Self-Destructive Tech Crackdown
New York Times
Chinese officials have also proposed a law, purportedly to fight terrorism, that would require technology companies to provide the government with the means to monitor all communications over their systems in China, including those that are encrypted.

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Posted on 31 January 2015 | 3:15 am

China’s financial diplomacy – The Economist


The Economist

China's financial diplomacy
The Economist
XI JINPING, China's president, was chummy in public when he met Nicolás Maduro in Beijing in early January (pictured), praising his Venezuelan counterpart as a “good friend of the Chinese people”. Behind closed doors, negotiations must have been far …

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Posted on 31 January 2015 | 2:16 am

As Muslim Uighurs Flee, China Sees Jihad Risk – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

As Muslim Uighurs Flee, China Sees Jihad Risk
Wall Street Journal
KAYSERI, Turkey—In hindsight, it was a soccer match that kindled Mehmet's hatred of Chinese rule and set him on the path to exile. In 2002, Mehmet was at university in Xinjiang, the northwest corner of China that is home to his Uighur ethnic group and

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Posted on 31 January 2015 | 1:40 am

New species of long-necked ‘dragon’ dinosaur discovered in China – Fox News


Fox News

New species of long-necked 'dragon' dinosaur discovered in China
Fox News
A new species of long-necked dinosaur was discovered by Canadian paleontologists from bones discovered in central China, according to the "Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology." Dubbed the Qijianglong (“dragon of Quijang”), the sauropod has a neck that …
50-Foot-Long 'Dragon' Dinosaur Unearthed in ChinaDiscovery News
'Dragon' Dinosaur Fossil With Massive Neck Discovered in ChinaABC News
Long-necked Jurassic 'dragon' discovered in ChinaTelegraph.co.uk
TIME -Las Vegas Review-Journal -CNN International
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Posted on 30 January 2015 | 11:16 pm

China’s Great Firewall Gets Taller – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

China's Great Firewall Gets Taller
Wall Street Journal
China's government has unveiled a smarter and stricter Internet filter, riling web users and widening the divide between China's Internet and the World Wide Web. A recent upgrade to China's web filters, commonly referred to as the Great Firewall, has
China Further Tightens Grip on the InternetNew York Times
China steps up Internet censorship by cracking down on VPNsToronto Star
This Is Getting Serious: Intellectual Self-Isolation in ChinaThe Atlantic
Washington Post -The Independent -CIO
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Posted on 30 January 2015 | 10:22 pm

China is building a string of artificial islands to fortify its position in … – Business Insider


Business Insider

China is building a string of artificial islands to fortify its position in
Business Insider
"China appears to be expanding and upgrading military and civilian infrastructure — including radars, satellite communication equipment, antiaircraft and naval guns, helipads and docks — on some of the man-made islands," the US-China Economic and …
Philippines, Vietnam upgrade ties in show of unity against ChinaReuters
China's Lawful Position on the South China SeaThe Diplomat
China's man-made islands in disputed waters raise worriesLos Angeles Times
The Japan Times -USNI News
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Posted on 30 January 2015 | 5:43 pm

China says no room for ‘western values’ in university education – The Guardian


The Guardian

China says no room for 'western values' in university education
The Guardian
“Never let textbooks promoting western values appear in our classes,” minister Yuan Guiren said, according to a report late Thursday by China's official Xinhua news agency. “Remarks that slander the leadership of the Communist Party of China” and
The Twilight of China's Communist PartyWall Street Journal
China universities 'must shun Western values'BBC News
'Western values' forbidden in Chinese universitiesCNBC
NPR (blog) -The Diplomat -Christian Science Monitor
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Posted on 30 January 2015 | 4:33 pm

China Warns Against ‘Western Values’ in Imported Textbooks – New York Times (blog)


New York Times (blog)

China Warns Against 'Western Values' in Imported Textbooks
New York Times (blog)
“Propaganda and ideological work in higher education must make instruction in ideals and convictions its primary task,” Zhu Shanlu, the Communist Party secretary of Peking University, said at the meeting, according to China Education News, a government …

Posted on 30 January 2015 | 11:19 am

The cost of doing business in China – CNNMoney


CNNMoney

The cost of doing business in China
CNNMoney
The letter, addressed to a Chinese government council on "cyberspace affairs," was signed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers, Consumer Electronics Association and others. All have major roles in U.S.-China trade.
Security Experts Wary of China's Cybersecurity RulesTop Tech News

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Posted on 29 January 2015 | 9:28 pm

China Wary as Violence Spills From North Korea – New York Times


New York Times

China Wary as Violence Spills From North Korea
New York Times
HELONG, China — On a cold, clear winter day last month, a North Korean soldier packed a pistol and slipped across the frozen Tumen River into northeastern China. He trekked about a mile to the tiny village of Jidi Tun. Then at dusk he opened fire on

Posted on 29 January 2015 | 11:41 am

China news, all the latest and breaking Chinese news

Sexism in China: where women are second class citizens

For unmarried ‘leftover women’ in China, even a simple business meeting can throw up the most surprising of questions






Posted on 30 January 2015 | 7:30 am

China struggles to loosen one-child policy as couples urged to apply for second child

Despite the relaxation of China’s one-child policy, only 5 per cent of couples in Shanghai eligible to have a second baby have applied to do so






Posted on 28 January 2015 | 1:39 pm

China’s yuan becomes world’s fifth most used payment currency

The currency of the world’s second-largest economy is now the fifth most used for payments, according to Swift






Posted on 28 January 2015 | 9:45 am

Fresh details of ‘savage’ Tiananmen massacre emerge in embassy cables

In confidential embassy memos Canadian diplomats describe China’s rulers as “a group of vicious elderly generals” who tried to sneak money out of the country






Posted on 27 January 2015 | 1:54 pm

Chinese police punished after endangered salamander feast

Communist Party officials are paying the price for their extravagant and sometimes illegal gastronomic tastes






Posted on 27 January 2015 | 5:14 am

British minister breaks taboo with watch gift to Taipei mayor

Baroness Susan Kramer left red-faced after giving mayor of Taipei the gift of a watch – a taboo act in Chinese culture






Posted on 26 January 2015 | 3:56 pm

Communist Party official ‘attempts to throw himself to death to avoid downfall’

Chinese newspaper argues suicide makes sense for corrupt officials, as claims emerge that a senior Communist Party official tried to throw himself to his death






Posted on 26 January 2015 | 8:28 am

Chinese families encircled by flyover after refusing to move

Unable to evict residents from their homes in the city of Guangzhou, authorities build a four-lane flyover around them






Posted on 26 January 2015 | 8:24 am

Barack Obama’s personal battle against climate change

The President’s determination to tackle climate change is not merely political, says Geoffrey Lean






Posted on 23 January 2015 | 2:41 pm

Arrests in China’s Xinjiang ‘nearly doubled in 2014′

More than 27,000 suspects were arrested in the predominantly Muslim area, according to reports






Posted on 23 January 2015 | 2:35 pm