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China bans new Internet bars near schools (AP)

“China on Thursday banned new Internet bars near schools, saying “harmful cultural information” online was hurting children. New Internet services won’t be allowed within 200 meters of schools, the official China News Service reported. It didn’t say whether those already operating would be affected. Chinese leaders encourage Internet use for business and education, but have expressed […]

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China vows to curb junk e-mail

AP reported from Beijing that the Chinese government has launched a fight against junk e-mail, fearful that the spam bombarding its citizens’ in-boxes may contain pornography, anti-communist sentiments or other material objectionable to the Beijing government. According to state media, the ministries of public security, education and information industry will work together to combat junk […]

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Creativity grows in Chinese schools

While the United States emphasizes a “just-the-facts” approach in schools, China is developing a more creative approach. Although China’s national tests still require mastery of a traditional skill set, classrooms are becoming increasingly marked by a cooperative, hands-on approach. What does this transformation mean for China’s future? How will this shift in classrooms manifest itself […]

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The Story of a Chinese Internet Writer-turned Journalist

Eighteen months ago, Shen Yachuan was a greenhorn Internet writer hurting to seek cyberspace justice for a murdered high-school teacher. Now, he is a journalist and has worked at some of China’s most daring newspapers. After bringing the story to national attention through an exclusive online report, Shen said he had finally found some peace […]

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Microsoft signs .Net deal in China

After Chinese government decided to work with Sun to develop its Java Desktop System in an effort to embrace open-source technology, Microsfot signed a deal with China National Computer Software & Technology Services to co-develop products based on .Net and Office plateforms. In another deal, Microsoft China will partner with the Ministry of Education with […]

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Guangdong must go beyond manufacturing

Guangdong is China’s richest province, and also one that attracts the most foreign direct investment. In order to compete internationally, a conference was held in Guangdong to discuss th future of the province. 21 business leaders attended the conference, and they suggested that Guangdong should “boost education in technology and the sciences, improve its infrastructure […]

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German/China Co-operation in Software Development

International interest in conducting software development with China is expanding. A joint software institute will be formed between the German Ministry of Education and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology. This institute will focus on many topics including operating systems and software for mobile communications. Article from English People Daily

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Intel will build huge computer grid on Chinese compus.

Chinese official news agency Xinhua reported on September 25th, the Chinese Ministry of Education is planing to build the world largest computer grid, link over 100 leading Chinese universities on the Chinese Education and Research Net (CERNET) by 2005. American high-tech company Intel will provide development tools, assistance in the development of applications and consulting […]

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