Daily Archives: March 23, 2010

Stance by China to Limit Google Is Risk by Beijing

March 23, 2010

From the New York Times: Despite China’s mantra that the Google issue should not be “politicized,” it is, at the end of the day, highly politicized, especially inside China.

Photo: A sign left at Google headquarters in Beijing, by 水御龙神於

March 23, 2010

A sign left at Google headquarters in Beijing. The coins represent the “Fifty Cent Party“, by 水御龙神於

China’s Booming Internet Giants May Be Stuck There

March 23, 2010

From the New York Times: Baidu, a Google look-alike, has largely clobbered Google in China, despite giving up some ground in recent years. And Taobao.com, China’s huge e-commerce

The Ministry of Truth Limits Reporting on Google in China 03/23/10 (Updated)

March 23, 2010

In China, several political bodies are in charge of Internet content control. At the highest level, there is the Central Propaganda Department, which ensures that media and cultural

China’s Heir-apparent Pitches Russian Alliance

March 23, 2010

Reuters reports on Xi Jinping’s trip to Russia: Vice President Xi Jinping, seen as the frontrunner to succeed President Hu Jintao in 2013, told Putin Beijing wanted the power

Steel Magnate Named in Rio China Trial

March 23, 2010

Du Shuanghua, one of China’s wealthiest people and a top steelmaker, has been implicated in the trial of four Rio Tinto executives, which concluded today in Shanghai. From the Financial

Google Faces Fallout as China Reacts to Site Shift (Updated)

March 23, 2010

The New York Times reports on the initial impact of Google’s closure of its China-based search engine, which it has redirected to its service in Hong Kong: China’s biggest