Cai Wu

All change at top in media machine

New men in charge of party mouthpieces

Tuesday, 1 April, 2008, 12:00am

Media restrictions may stay off after Olympics

The mainland's top government spokesman dropped the strongest hint yet yesterday that relaxed restrictions on foreign journalists coming to Beijing for the Olympics in August could be extended beyond the end of the Games.

28 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Defence white paper due today

Beijing will issue a white paper on the country's defence policy today, according to Cai Wu , minister of the State Council's Information Office.

29 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

New media rules may be permanent

Relaxed restrictions could extend beyond Beijing Olympics

New media rules for the Beijing Olympics are likely to become permanent, according to a top government spokesman.

The rules are aimed at reducing restrictions on overseas journalists reporting on the mainland before and during the Games and burnishing China's international image.

29 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Neighbourly tone tackles US push for China containment

When China's State Council Information Office director Cai Wu agreed to appear at Australia's National Press Club last week, many journalists expected a rare chance to learn why China felt obliged to censor the internet, imprison journalists and muzzle reports on serious health issues.

22 Apr 2006 - 12:00am