A recent high-level Party meeting in Beijing has called for the more equitable distribution of wealth in Chinese society, possibly portending significant changes to the country’s economic and social systems. According to most...
by Joseph Brouwer | Jun 18, 2021
After decades of a nearly laissez-faire approach to tech regulation—stringent censorship measures aside—Chinese authorities have stepped up their scrutiny of the country’s internet giants. Regulators have cast a wide net...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 3, 2017
China’s long-awaited Foreign NGO Management Law took effect on January 1st, after an...
by Grace | Dec 30, 2015
According to the findings of an official investigation, bad weather was primarily to blame for the...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 30, 2012
This year, foreign journalists in China have produced a series of exposés looking at questionable financial dealings of the relatives of China’s political elite. The New York Times’ David Barboza wrote in October...
by Lisa Pickoff-White | Mar 28, 2008
A new Chinese antimonopoly law may put another hurdle in front of Microsoft’s hostile-takeover attempt against Yahoo. With this law, China is flexing its power in the global marketplace by joining the U.S. and the European Union...
by Liu Yong | Oct 10, 2005
From Interfax: China’s State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA), issued an interim regulation on October 8 to restrict Internet based pharmaceutical trading services in China, according to an official statement from SFDA. The requirements will go into effect on December 1, 2005. The Internet based pharmaceutical trading services include e-commerce activities between drug manufacturers, distributors, […]
by Liu Yong | Jul 13, 2005
From Xinhua, via People’s Daily Online: The Chinese State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) Tuesday issued a regulation banning any cooperation in channel operation between local TV and radio stations and foreign companies, Wednesday’s Beijing Morning Post reported. The regulation stipulates that all local TV and radio stations should not rent their channels […]
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- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods