Chinese Internet Stocks Sag

TheStreet.com just published a article on Chinese Internet stocks. The article Piper Jaffray said the growth of short-message-service mobile technology has temporarily evened off in China. After the note, Sohu.com was down $2.67, or 7.5%, at $32.84, while Sina.com was down $3.68, or 8.9%, at $37.78. Netease.com was down $6.50, or 9.6%, at $61.05.

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Beijing punk comes to San Francisco – Anna-Sophie Loewenberg

From SFGate.com: When Xiao Rong started China’s seminal punk band Brain Failure, he was a teenager. That was years ago, when nobody had ever seen anything like the mohawk and the studded-leather belt Xiao sported around Beijing. Living on American fast food and pirated CDs, Xiao was one of the first Chinese youth to write […]

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China e-commerce sites set to grow

CNETAsia reported on Tuesday October 21, 2003 that e-commerce sites in China are on a growth path. The article quoted members of China’s e-commerce association. According to them, Web sites like on-line bookstore dangdang.com and Chinese domain name service provider 3721.com have proven to be successful.

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China’s immature supply chain frustrates foreign manufacturers

Multinationals looking to set up shop in China may do well to check their global supply chains at the door. Experiences shared at a recent Electronics Supply Chain Association (ESCA) roundtable in Sunnyvale, Calif., indicate that cultural differences, government red tape, and a lack of infrastructure continue to represent barriers to foreign companies that are […]

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Viruses Plague China

About 85 percent of all computers in China have been infected with viruses and widespread Internet use ensures that the number is growing, according to the country’s state media. The number of infected computers, based on a two-month survey conducted in the middle of the year, is up 1.6 percent from 2002 and 25.6 percent […]

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Making the Internet Chinese

Guangming Daily — a government owned publication — claims that once citizens of China are better enabled to use their native language to access the Internet, small-to-medium sized businesses in that country will be able to reap the economic benefits of having a web presence. Additionally, this “sinicization” of the Internet will help the web […]

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China and Engineering Grads

Interesting piece on how China is taking over as a premier creator of engineers. It’s an LA Times piece, so registration is required. China’s Technological Ambitions Take Flight Factoid: >Rob Koepp, a scholar at the Milken Institute in Santa Monica, points out a statistic. “China graduates 450,000 engineers each year ò as many as the […]

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Telecom’s Future: Made in China?

Successful Chinese companies are trying to establish their own brand image and go international. McKinsey Quarterly has an artilce that states Chinese companies are going through what Japan and South Korean has been through before, but it takes a long time and a lot of effort to establish your own brand.

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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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China Must Allow Room for Bad News

This is an op-ed piece on Korea Times. In this article: China Must Allow Room for Bad News, Frank Ching wrote: “President Hu has called for efforts to expand citizens’ orderly participation in political affairs and guarantee the people’s rights to carry out democratic elections, decision-making, management and supervision. To do these things, the people […]

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Internet Mogul Tops China’s Richest List

The Atanta Journal-Constitution posted a AP report about China’s new richest list. According to the list by Asiamoney magazine, Ding Lei, founder of NetEast.com Inc., has a fortune estimated at $900 million. He was followed by Larry Yung, head of the government-backed investment company Citic Pacific Ltd., who has $850 million. The annual list of […]

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