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 – US sharply criticises China in annual human rights review, the Biden administration’s first public assessment of Beijing’s record
- New York Times – How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M
- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China