The United States Senate has passed a landmark, bipartisan bill to dramatically increase government spending on technological development. The bill, known as the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, allocates $250 billion to...
by John Chan | Jan 28, 2021
A new report authored by China scholars and influential voices from the U.S. tech industry, including former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, has raised eyebrows after calling for “bifurcation” between the U.S. and China...
by John Chan | Dec 16, 2020
A series of enforcement measures and proposed laws have drawn heightened attention to Beijing’s plans to rein in and remake the environment for big tech in China. Taken together, they reveal an unprecedented willingness by...
by John Chan | Nov 24, 2020
After Chinese regulators proposed sweeping antitrust regulations and took the unprecedented step of halting the IPO of Alibaba-affiliated Chinese fintech giant Ant Group earlier this month, major tech companies in China are...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 31, 2011
China’s State Internet Information Office, established in May, has flexed its young muscles and closed down several thousand websites for engaging in illegal public relations deals. The authorities’ assault on the...
by Liu Yong | Jan 13, 2008
From The Los Angeles Times: Before the 2nd National Cricket Singing Competition begins, the master of ceremonies issues a stern warning to contestants. “Don’t let your cricket take drugs. Anybody caught cheating will be disqualified.” The performers are lined up in glass bottles that look like big salt shakers. Some have socks around the bottom […]
by Michael Zhao | Apr 5, 2006
From USA Today (link): U.S. airline competition for China has heated up. Fort Worth-based American Airlines on Sunday began flying daily Chicago-Shanghai flights, marking the first service ever to China by the world’s largest carrier. American’s daily 14-hour, non-stop flight creates direct competition with United Airlines‘ 2-year-old service on the route, and underscores the frenzy […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods