China Probing Protest Outside U.S. Embassy

Chinese authorities are investigating a Tuesday incident in which a group of protesters harassed U.S. ambassador Gary Lockein his car outside the U.S. embassy. From Bloomberg Businessweek: State Department spokeswoman Victoria...

Why China’s Web Copycats Succeed

Paul Delinger gives some background on why copycat Chinese Internet applications can flourish, for China Tracker: When it comes to Internet and mobile application development, it is often said that the most popular model is...

YouTube Again Accessible

According to a New York Times briefing, YouTube access has been restored in China: The Chinese government has lifted its block of YouTube, the popular video-sharing Web site run by Google. On Friday, people in Beijing access the...

Wayne Wang’s ‘Princess’ Paves Way On Internet

The San Francisco Chronicle writes on the release of “The Princess of Nebraska,” a film centering on the experiences of two Chinese immigrants in America. Thirteen films opened in San Francisco on Friday, ranging...

YouTube Ban Only Erodes China’s Image

Cutting off access to YouTube on the Mainland in light of recent crackdowns on protests in Tibet and nearby provinces may do more harm than good to China’s image in the lead-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. From CNET:...

YouTube Access Blocked in China after Tibet Clips Appear

AFP reports on Youtube being blocked in China for broadcasting Lhasa riots: Access to YouTube in China was denied on Sunday after footage of recent deadly protests in Tibet appeared on the video posting site. Attempts to call up...

Give Us Back Our Youtube! – Kenneth Tan

From Shanghaiist: As many of you would know by now, Youtube has been blocked in China. Looks like we got happy too soon about the unblocking of Blogspot.Danwei asks if the block has come


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