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US Emissary to Beijing Urges Floating RMB (Caijing Magazine)

Despite his low profile, Paul Speltz is in Beijing for serious business. In an exclusive interview with Caijing on June 13, the first he has given to the Chinese press since his latest assignment started two months ago, Speltz wore a sun-beaten polo shirt and repeatedly referred to his job as conducting “private, quiet dialogues.” […]

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CDF Conference: Bu Wei on Digital Adoption

Among kids, she has found over 60 percent adoption in several large cities. Among kids who use the net, 78 percent use the net at home — a number that rises to 90 percent in Beijing. 67 percent use the net at a friend’s home, 50 percent at school, 42 percent at parents’ office, and […]

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CDF Conference: Blogs, Wikis, SMS – The Future?

Cast of characters: Mao Xianghui, Yifang Inc Fons Tuinstra, Chinabiz Andrew Lih, University of Hong Kong Madanmohan Rao, Asian Media Information and Communication Center Paul Grabowicz, moderator, UC Berkeley journalism school Mao Xianghui, who has done research with, speculated on the future. He said technology would be a “revolution by evolution – change without […]

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CDF Conference: Political Change through the Net?

Under the guidance of Randy Kluver, of Nanyang Technological University, this panel revealed that the effect of the net on Chinese political culture is terribly similar to that in the United States. There’s a digital divide — Bu Wei, of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said 28 percent of people in Beijing were net […]

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