Author: Jenny Leung

Jenny Leung is a graduate student in the Group in Asian Studies at University of California, Berkeley.
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China Shuts Sexual Health Websites to Ordinary Users

In an effort to curb poronography and other illicit web content with the Green Dam filter, the Chinese government has come up against battles with WTO regulations, Google, and increasingly angry netizens. Now the Ministry of Health (MOH) is cracking down on sex-health web content. From Reuters: Ordinary web users in China will be banned from surfing sex-related medical and research

June 25, 2009

China Says Construction at Yunnan Dam Halted

From Reuters: China’s environmental ministry has won its latest battle with influential state-owned power firms after forcing two of them to stop hydropower projects in the southwest province of Yunnan, an official said. Both Huaneng and Huadian — parents of the Hong Kong-listed Huaneng Power International (0902.HK)(600011.SS) and Huadian Power (1071.HK)(600027.SS)

June 25, 2009