Latest Chinese government Stories

2008-03-17 00:15:00

More evidence of the Chinese government’s attempt to squelch protests regarding Tibet arose on Sunday when many users in the communist territory were blocked from viewing videos on YouTube.

2008-01-19 10:25:00

On Friday, the Chinese government reported that its Internet population has soared to 210 million people, putting it on track to surpass the U.S. online community this year to become the world's largest.

2006-06-09 06:25:00

Google Inc. is committed to doing business in China despite criticism the company has faced for abiding by Chinese government censorship restrictions, co-founder Sergey Brin said this week.

2006-04-11 12:45:24

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China could agree to a number of steps on Tuesday aimed at reducing piracy of American software, music and films at a high-level meeting with U.S. officials, industry officials said.

2006-02-28 01:32:51

BEIJING (Reuters) - Families of victims of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown have called on the Chinese government to renounce violent oppression of human rights.

2006-02-15 15:55:00

By Joel Rothstein and Paul Eckert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers lashed out at Google Inc.

2006-02-15 16:00:00

By Joel Rothstein and Paul Eckert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers lashed out at Google Inc.

2006-02-15 03:00:00

China is being forced on the defensive over its media censorship policies, fending off attacks from United States and even, unexpectedly, its own aging Communist Party officials.

2006-02-14 14:48:22

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department said on Tuesday it had set up a task force to help U.S. technology companies protect freedom of expression in countries like China that censor online content.

2006-02-10 02:16:38

By Joel Rothstein and Eric Auchard WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. Internet companies faced bipartisan criticism in the Congress on Thursday amid a rising controversy over Yahoo Inc.'s alleged role in the Chinese government's imprisonment of a second dissident.

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