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Amendments to China’s new Cybersecurity Law, which is set to take effect on June 1, will require a...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 7, 2016
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by Josh Rudolph | Nov 1, 2016
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by Samuel Wade | Jul 9, 2015
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by Liu Yong | Jun 23, 2009
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by Paulina Hartono | Feb 28, 2009
After a string of food safety scares in 2008, China has passed its first food safety law and has created a cabinet-level commission for food safety issues. From Bloomberg: “There is a clear need to develop unified national...
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