Founded in 2001, it was involved in cyber-warfare with US hackers over the Hainan spy plane incident in 2001 and last week attacked Iranian websites in retaliation for the Iranian Cyber Army's temporary takeover of Chinese search engine Baidu.
Oh happy days are here again. Obama is going to get our money back from the banks. Jeffrey Sachs is telling Haiti how it can get its economy back in order (with other people’s money, naturally). And Thomas Friedman is offering investment advice.
Google is investigating whether one or more employees may have helped facilitate a cyber-attack that the U.S. search giant said it was a victim of in mid-December, two sources told Reuters on Monday.
"Avatar" may be too popular for its own good in China. The communist nation's state-run movie distributor, China Film Group, unexpectedly began pulling the blockbuster science-fiction picture from 1,628 2-D screens this week
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba turned on major shareholder Yahoo!, calling the American company's support of Google in its standoff with China "reckless." Google has promised to stop censoring its search results in China, threatening to
The world's largest cellphone company, and the first mainland China company to be listed on the Dow Jones, is spying on it customers and turning them over to the police. We then took a look at who's buying CNL and wondered: did AIG or JP Morgan use
On occasion we hear in the media of a recall of goods originating from China due to addition of or contamination by toxic substances. The Chinese government regulations regarding the use of toxic ingredients in consumer goods is far more relaxed th
A couple of days ago, Short-sell Guru Jim Chanos called China “Dubai Times 1000” and predicted a crash in China. Another Jim, Jim Rogers disagreed and called Jim Chanos did not know what he was talking about. Who is right?
With US industries moving to China for cheap labor and no environmental laws it is clear China and ruthless industrialists have targeted the US again. This time they plan to sell cars made in China further crippling the western industries. Knowing wh
Chinese local governments in cahoots with developers have become infamous for forcibly seeking to evict residents from their homes with little compensation and often without their consent. The holdouts are known as "nail households," since their ho
Google is threatening to pull out of China after discovering attacks seeking e-mails from human rights activists and its source code, saying that the bargain it struck with China to censor search results in return for a license to operate in China wa
China defended its extensive censorship and brushed aside hacking claims on Thursday, telling companies not to buck state control of the Internet after U.S. search giant Google threatened to quit the country.
Google will stop censoring its search results in China and may pull out of the country completely after discovering that computers hackers had tricked human rights activists into opening their e-mail accounts to outsiders. Heralds a major shift for G
Fogel should also have mentioned something about the ingrained corruption, pervasive plagiarism and creativity-stifling curricula that are the hallmarks of Chinese schooling. There’s no question the county’s educational system has made some progress
China overtook Germany in 2009 to become the world's top exporting nation, marking China's rapid rise and growing economic influence, but China achieved the top ranking because its exports fell only 16%, while Germany's exports fell more steeply.
With property prices soaring in key cities, many investors and bankers worry that China has the next great real estate bubble waiting to be popped. The Chinese government is worried, too. On Sunday, the nation's cabinet, citing "excessively rising
Chinese authorities kept concerns about the safety of a Shanghai dairy's products secret for nearly a year before announcing last week that the company had been shut for manufacturing contaminated milk, an official said Thursday. The delay in noti
A ruling Wednesday by the U.S. International Trade Commission in favor of domestic steelmakers and against Chinese exporters of tubular steel points to a likely trend in 2010 — more trade action against the export powerhouse.
China's most prominent dissident, Liu Xiaobo, was jailed on Friday for 11 years for campaigning for political freedoms, with the stiff sentence on a subversion charge swiftly condemned by rights groups and Washington.
China Daily’s Top Ten 2009 Oddest Stories--plus a few “odd” and quite funny 2009 stories from a Chinese blog.
A microblog service launched Tuesday by the Web site of the People's Daily, the mouthpiece of China's ruling Communist Party became inaccessible by Wednesday. The service was bombarding visitors with a set of pop-up messages apparently added by a hac
The Chinese government set the trial date for Liu Xiaobo for tomorrow, a dissident who has been in detention for a year for writing Charter 08, a manifesto calling for political reform, human rights and an end to one-party rule.
MISH: Problems in China continue to mount. Money supply is growing rampantly out of control, property prices are in a bubble, exports are weak, commodity speculation is pervasive, and GDP growth is more of a mirage than real.
It is getting harder for governments to buy U.S. Treasuries because the United States' shrinking current-account gap is reducing supply of dollars overseas, a Chinese central bank official said. Chinese officials generally are very careful about
Shanghai authorities are calling it a “chemical experiment gone wrong”. Others might call it a morality tale of what happens when a billionaire tries to bilk people out of money.
"What could happen in the US that would shift our relationship with China?" With only the slightest of pauses, his answer was "a long and protracted recession in the US". The exchange was certainly interesting that particular moment, when the idea
In the Dickensian depths of the Dunia Metal Works here, all is cacophony: the bam bam bam of grease-drenched punches; the rhythmic clank of unspooling steel wire; the storm and stress of glinting, freshly minted nails cascading onto a broad metal tab
Chinese authorities have offered rewards of up to 10,000 yuan (1,465 dollars) to Internet users who report websites that feature pornography, state media reported Sunday. However, the censors' latest campaign against content that harms public mora
Chinese authorities reported that two officials involved in the contaminated milk scandal of September 2008 were also executed.
Bullion, up 34 percent this year, is set for a ninth annual gain as central banks, pension funds and individual buyers seek to protect their assets from potential currency debasement and inflation. Gold may climb to $1,500 an ounce as the dollar fall