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  1. Internet censors hear a discordant note in Hu Jintao's singalong

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem What could President Hu Jintao have possibly done wrong for an old clip of him in a singalong to be suddenly stripped from websites by the mainland's voracious internet ... the current strife in the Middle East. The clip appears to have fallen victim to the widespread internet clamp on anything related to the 'jasmine' protests, disappearing from the popular ...

  2. Internet outrage over Beijing property rules

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Beijing's new policy requiring non-residents to have paid city taxes for five years before they can buy a home in the capital has sparked angry criticism on the internet. The rule, announced on Wednesday, comes on the heels of a call by the State Council to cool the overheated property market and is the toughest measure yet. But it is being criticised on the internet ...

  3. 'Beijing Olympic gift' still up for bids on internet

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong An Olympic torch made of cloth and cotton was still for sale for HK$120 on a shopping website on Yahoo's Hong Kong home page hours after customs officers nabbed a woman trying to sell bogus torches on the Net. The seller called the item a ...

  4. Fresh vegetables but no internet as PLA marches into the digital age

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing What is life like as a foot soldier in the People's Liberation Army in modern China? The answer is: no internet, no cellphones and, for some soldiers, no MP3s. ... that senior officers were not subject to the ban. They were told that listening to MP3s would interrupt training and soldiers were not allowed to download anything from the internet. The ban was later ...

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    Secrets revealed after Beijing firm busted for helping cadres delete negative reports

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 11:33am by Amy Li

    ... A secretive business that uses dubious tactics to take down negative stories on the internet for clients has reaped millions of yuan, according to an investigation by  China’s Caixin ... "disappear" from the internet. The price went up sharply - into millions of yuan - if the client wanted certain keywords blocked on popular search engines, said the report. Yage Times helped a mix ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Official apologizes for providing wrong data, Beijing land sales surge

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 06:47am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Economy Bloomberg A Chinese customs spokesman apologized for providing “incorrect” data sourced from the Internet, underscoring concern at the credibility of official numbers. Caixin In Beijing, investors bought almost as much land for residential use in the first quarter of 2013 as they did all of last year. Beijing News* Unemployment rate of university ...

  7. 'Sick note' mystery over late show by Wen

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Internet users aren't buying Premier Wen Jiabao's explanation of his unusually late visit to the scene of the Wenzhou train crash. In previous disasters, from snowstorms ... with many internet users at Sina microblog, where the normally revered leader has been called 'the best actor of China'. A microblogger using the online name Zhao Shen noted sarcastically: ...

  8. Entrepreneur puts the welfare of rural people before profits

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in internet cafes. How did you find the job at Fair Field? Three years ago, I answered an internet ad seeking a salesman for a factory that makes environmentally friendly canvas bags. While I worked ...

  9. News - China

    Beijing demands action after Chinese woman allegedly raped in Delhi

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... they were collecting evidence before sending the man to trial and would ensure the woman's safety. Mainland internet users said Indian police and Chinese authorities should treat the case ...

  10. News - China

    Beijing to ban online selling of milk powder

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:13pm by Peony Lui

    ... Internet purchasers. This is because of the cheap price and great variety of products offered online. According to the Beijing Evening News report, there are currently over 17,000 items - including ...




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