January 2010

Yahoo welcomes Google's China move

  • Thu, 01/14/2010 - 11:00

Internet company insists it no longer has 'operational control' over Yahoo China.

Kashgar's Old City

  • Wed, 01/13/2010 - 11:00

What are the Chinese up to in the Old City of Kashgar, the Uighur "Jerusalem"?

China Plans Security Spending Hike in Xinjiang

  • Wed, 01/13/2010 - 11:00

China plans to nearly double public security spending in the predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang following ethnic rioting last year that left almost 200 people dead, a state-run newspaper reported Wednesday.

Ethical Conflicts for Firms in China

  • Wed, 01/13/2010 - 11:00

Google Inc.'s stunning announcement that it might withdraw from China follows its long struggle with the ethical implications of doing business here, an endeavor which has forced it to make painful concessions to its public embrace of freedom of information.

Google's Threat Echoed Everywhere, Except China

  • Wed, 01/13/2010 - 11:00

Google’s declaration that it would stop cooperating with Chinese Internet censorship and consider shutting down its operations in the country ricocheted around the world Wednesday. But in China itself, the news was heavily censored.

Google vs. China: Google draws line at censorship in prize market

  • Wed, 01/13/2010 - 11:00

Google challenged China censorship rules Tuesday – saying it would stop filtering its search engine results or leave the country – after it uncovered a vicious cyberattack on human rights activists.

A new approach to China

  • Wed, 01/13/2010 - 11:00

Like many other well-known organizations, we face cyber attacks of varying degrees on a regular basis.

Clinton Pledges Asia Engagement, Urges More Political Openness in China

  • Wed, 01/13/2010 - 11:00

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, discussing U.S. Asia-Pacific policy Tuesday in Hawaii, said an easing of political controls in China would be in that country's best interests. Clinton held critical talks on the future of U.S. military bases in Okinawa with Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada.

Study: China faces 24M bride shortage by 2020

  • Wed, 01/13/2010 - 11:00

Some 24 million Chinese men of marrying age will find themselves lacking wives in 2020, partly because of the country's one-child policy, which has led to the abortion of female fetuses, state media said Monday.

Swiss panel votes against taking Guantanamo inmates

  • Tue, 01/12/2010 - 11:00

Switzerland should not take in any more detainees from the U.S. Guantanamo Bay prison owing to heightened security concerns, a parliamentary security committee recommended in a 15-10 vote.