Li Yizhong

Google ‘99% Certain’ to Shut China Search Engine

The Financial Times has the latest in the ongoing saga of Google in China: Google has drawn up detailed plans for the closure of its Chinese search engine and is now “99.9 per cent” certain to go ahead as talks over...

Minister: Google Must Obey Laws to Stay

Cui Xiaohuo reports in the China Daily: Internet giant Google must obey Chinese law if it still wishes to continue to operate in the country, said Li Yizhong, Minister of Industry and Information Technology. “If Google...

Minister: China Won’t Force Internet Filter

From Wall Street Journal: China’s industry minister Li Yizhong said Thursday that China won’t force the mass installation of the Green Dam Internet filtering software on personal computers and other consumer...

Corruption Hurts Mining Safety Efforts – Xinhua

From Xinhua, via China Daily: The death toll is down in China’s accident-plagued coal industry, but local officials who collude with bosses of dangerous mines are hurting safety efforts, government officials said in Beijing Thursday. Dozens of officials have been punished for corruption or negligence in fatal accidents in the past year, said Li Yizhong, […]



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