Contemporary Chinese Art: Young and Restless

At The Economist’s Analects blog, Alec Ash discusses ON / OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice. The exhibition at Beijing’s Ullens Center includes the Foxconn-focused Consumption by Li Liao, who was...

Artist Puts iPad on Pedestal

The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos talks to artist Li Liao about his piece Consumption, currently on display in Beijing in an exhibition of 50 young, post-Mao Chinese artists. The work consists of objects from Li’s 45-day...

iPad Dispute in China Settled Cheaply

The imbroglio between Apple and Proview in China has been settled with an agreement fee of $60 million, which The Wall Street Journal calls “far short of the as much as $2 billion that a Proview arm had asked for in a U.S....

Diaoyu Island Dispute, Now For iPad!

Apple’s forthcoming iOS 6 promises a raft of new features for Chinese users, including expanded Chinese language support and integration with services such as Baidu search, Sina Weibo, Youku and Tudou. In addition,...

New iPad: Made, but Not Yet Sold in China

A man outside Shanghai’s Middle Huaihai Road store attracted the attention of 10 police officers when he threatened to smash what he claimed was a defective 27-inch iMac that he had purchased, according to China Daily...

Apple’s China Problems

The New York Times traces the human element of Apple’s supply chain in a lengthy report on conditions at the Chinese factories that make its wildly popular devices: Some former Apple executives say there is an unresolved...

Chinese Muckraker Caixin Expands Its Mandate

As China’s official media attempts to expand overseas, independent news organisation Caixin is taking similar steps into the international market. From The Wall Street Journal: Hu Shuli, a prominent Chinese editor who...

China Sealing Cracks in the Great Firewall

The tightening of China’s control over Internet traffic across its borders continues, with loopholes closing and apparently punitive disruption of connections used to “jump the wall”. Flipboard is a...

Violence Breaks Out Saturday at Beijing Apple Store

Apparently staff and customers got in a fight at Beijing’s flagship Apple Store resulting in a broken window and a Chinese man being beaten up. This news is still developing and no clear picture of what happened has...

Chinese Government’s PR Arm Gets iPad App

iPad users rejoice, for China’s State Council Information Office has created it’s first app! At no cost, you can now access a variety of things from press conferences to white papers. From China Real Time Report...

Apple, at Long Last, Launches iPad in China

People waited in line overnight to be the first to buy an iPad in China, AP reports: Apple stores in Beijing and Shanghai as well as authorised retailers around the country began offering the Wi-Fi model of the touchscreen...



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