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· June, 2010

Stories about China from June, 2010

China: Shanghai World Expo

  30 June 2010

Maple Xu blogs about her experience in the Shanghai World Expo. The post is translated from Chinese into English by Xujun Eberlein.

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China: Gamers need not worry over new real name rules

  29 June 2010

This summer will see the introduction of real name regulations for e-commerce entrepreneurs and online gamers. With a series of past failed attempts in China at implementing similar rules, one blogger looks at the logistics of real name requirements and doesn't expect these new regulations to stick.

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China: Debate over RMB evaluation

  28 June 2010

One week before the G20 summit, the Chinese central bank announced the increase of flexibility of RMB exchange rate. The People's Bank of China asserted that the exchange rate regime reform could help China, but not everyone is convinced in online forums.

China: The citizens’ pledge

  21 June 2010

C. Custer from China Geek translated a citizens’ pledge written by a blogger, Tiger Temple, and circulated around the Internet. The pledge is a moral statement against social and political corruption.

China: Online map service policy

  18 June 2010

China Hush translated a blog post from sina forum explaining China government's policy towards online map services to address national security issue.

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China: Southern Media Group bid on Newsweek rejected

  18 June 2010

Little is known regarding the reason why a prominent mainland Chinese media group's bid to purchase the American magazine Newsweek ended in failure and an interview this week with the man who reportedly led the bidding process leaves observers with yet more questions.

China: Post 80s rural worker

  15 June 2010

A recent wave of labour strike in China has attracted local and foreign media's attention. While local media has been harmonized by the propaganda department in order to stop workers from copying each others’ spontaneous protests, foreign media, such as The New York Times, believe that it is a beginning...

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Oi wan Lam is the North East Asia editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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