Number of Government Weibo Accounts Soars

According to the “2012 Government Microblog Evaluation Report” [zh], the Chinese state drastically increased its use of microblogging platforms to interact with the public last year. Caixin summarizes the government...

Can Microblogs Change China's Rulers?

BBC looks at the power of microblogs in China in light of the recent high-speed rail crash in Wenzhou: In a country where free speech is severely limited, microblogs – and the internet in general – have become an...

On Xinjiang’s New “Media Savvy” Boss

China Media Project translates an article from Shijiazhuang Daily about Zhang Chunxian (张春贤), who has recently been slated to replace Wang Lequan as Party Secretary of Xinjiang. Zhang has been called the “Internet...

China’s central government website opens formally on New Year’s Day – Xinhua

From Xinhua – English: The website of China’s central government, www.gov.cn, opened formally at zero hour Sunday following a three-month trial operation. There was no grand ribbon-cutting ceremony for the launch of the website. But according to Wu Jiang, president of the Chinese Academy of Personnel Science, this could be seen as a starting point […]

CHINA: e-Government Centre of Excellence Launched

From IN BRIEF: Shanghai-based Bleum Inc has been named the No 1 company to watch in China as part of the first annual Offshore 100 ranking of top global suppliers by Managing Offshore and offshore outsourcing advisory expert neoIT. Managing Offshore, owned by US-based media firm CMP Media, is a monthly newsletter for global-sourcing managers. […]

About China’s e-government project

From CDN blogroll this post on The Internet in Asia came to my notice. It is interesting that the People’s Daily is now reporting China’s e-government project with the title: “Nation desperately needs more CIOs to develop e-government.” I do believe that more professional knowledge is needed in the e-government project. More importantly though, this […]



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