The coronavirus outbreak in China highlighted the nation’s huge “digital divide”—the uneven distribution of information technology’s accessibility, use, and impact between different socioeconomic and demographic groups. At the...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 14, 2020
U.S. measures against China’s burgeoning tech sector are set to continue despite an anticipated truce in the two countries’ ongoing trade war, The Wall Street Journal’s Bob Davis and Katy Stech Ferek reported...
by Samuel Wade | May 15, 2018
China’s emerging social credit system has attracted an exceptional level of attention and...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 4, 2013
In an essay translated by Jason Todd, professor Yu Jianrong argues that China’s fixation on “stability at all costs” is misguided and unsustainable. He advocates the cultivation of a resilient and dynamic...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 8, 2011
Reuters reports planned cuts to state investment in strategic industries including high-speed rail and wind power, as well as other forms of green energy and information technology. Beijing originally planned to invest up to...
by Xiao Niu | Nov 13, 2008
Merging electricity infrastructure with information technology, the Smart Grid is a project that aims to reduce China’s energy consumption per unit of GDP. From Renewable Energy World: On November 9th the Chinese...
by Mo Ming | Dec 22, 2006
From The New York Times: EBay’s decision to close its Web site in China and take a 49 percent stake in an e-commerce venture with a Chinese company is the latest sign that local knowledge and connections matter in the Chinese market. While eBay’s new partner, TOM Online Inc., has suffered a series of commercial […]
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