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2009-06-26 08:55:00

Chief executive of Yahoo, Carol Bartz, steadfastly defended the Internet company's business practices in China saying it is "not our job to fix the Chinese government."

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2009-06-03 06:25:00

Just two days shy of the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, China shut down access to Twitter, Flickr and other websites.

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2009-03-07 07:55:00

Free speech advocates urged Microsoft, Google and Yahoo on Friday not to censor their Web search results one day next week as a gesture to protest cyber censorship.

2008-10-04 12:00:07

Text of report by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["Foreign Ministry Spokesman Liu Jianchao Issues Statement on US Government Notifying Congress of Decision To Sell Weapons to Taiwan"] Beijing, 4 Oct (Xinhua) - Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao on 4 October issued a statement on the US Government notifying Congress its decision to sell weapons to Taiwan, saying the Chinese government and people resolutely oppose and condemn this US action that gravely harms...

2008-08-25 09:00:49

By Nicholas D. Kristof What makes the news from China is usually the bad news: the arrests, the raided churches, the blocked Internet sites, the overzealous security goons. That's the way journalism works - we cover planes that crash, not those that land.

2008-08-06 09:00:45

SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Amelia Lam, a 36-year-old teacher's assistant, emigrated from Hong Kong to San Jose five years ago. When she talks about how proud she is that China is hosting the summer Olympics, she almost glows.

2008-08-04 09:00:17

By Associated Press BEIJING -- A small group of protesters has clashed with police near Tiananmen Square in China's capital, saying they were evicted from their homes to make way for reconstruction ahead of the Olympic Games.

2008-08-03 12:00:25

By Ken McLaughlin and Linda Goldston, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Aug. 3--Amelia Lam, a 36-year-old teacher's assistant, emigrated from Hong Kong to San Jose five years ago. When she talks about how proud she is that China is hosting the Summer Olympics, she almost glows.

2008-08-02 06:00:11

Text of report by Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post website on 2 August [Report by Peter Simpson in Beijing: "Beijing Yields in Part To Pressure Over Internet Use"; headline as provided by source] The mainland government has yielded to mounting international pressure for it to loosen censorship of the internet and lifted restrictions on several banned websites -but the promise of unfettered access has still not been fulfilled.

2008-07-20 03:00:35

By Leonard, Mark 'For years we couldn't wait for the Olympics to start.


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