The following censorship instructions, issued to the media and internet companies by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. Hello...
by Melissa M. Chan | Nov 13, 2012
China Daily reports Singles’ Day promotions have successfully draw in online shoppers. This report comes amid the shift in political power with the 18th party congress and claims of the continuing need for economic growth: By 7...
by cdtstaff | Mar 2, 2011
Popular Chinese search engine Baidu and Chinese online retailer Taobao have been criticized by the U.S. Trade Representative Office for facilitating piracy and counterfeiting of goods. From Bloomberg News: Baidu Inc. and Alibaba...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 20, 2009
The Straits Times reports on the failure of international Internet companies to compete with local Chinese counterparts: In China, most global Internet giants live miserable lives. Auction giant eBay, which once controlled as...
by Liu Yong | Jun 25, 2008
From Reuters: China’s Shaolin Temple, the birthplace of kung fu and the star of many martial arts films, has set up an online store to flog its wares. Named “Shaolin The Stage of Joy”, a Web page has been set...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 8, 2005
From Forbes: Web media company Yahoo! is in advanced talks to purchase an approximately 35% stake in China’s biggest homegrown e-commerce company for almost $1 billion, in what would be the biggest investment by a foreign company in China’s Internet industry to date, sources close to the negotiations said. Yahoo! (nasdaq: YHOO – news – […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- 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