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Authorities in Beijing arrested a 22-year-old surnamed Zhao for using Twitter to "spread news of law-breaking methods", the China News Service said on Monday.Read More

Posted On June 11, 2014By StefanIn News, Government, Social Media

How China controls the Internet

The Internet has become the “main battlefield of ideology” in China and China’s ruling party is taking systematic measures to control information flows and public opinion on the Internet.Read More
The Australian Trade Commission's latest International Visitor Survey has revealed that Chinese tourists were heading to Australia in increasing numbers, spending a total of $5 billion last year alone.Read More
The Chinese government encourages Internet use for education and business but operates an extensive monitoring system: Operators of social media are required to enforce censorship rules against material deemed subversive or obscene.Read More
W Hotels is slated to open 12 new properties in the Asia Pacific region by 2019 with more than half those hotels planned for China, including new flagships in Beijing and Shanghai.Read More
The Maldives economy expanded in the first quarter of 2014, driven by tourism growth predominantly from China. Total tourism receipts in the first three months of the year increased by 10 percent.Read More
Over the past few years California has had a huge spike in tourists from China - especially in Los Angeles. The local Chinese population in Los Angeles is the largest of any county in the United States. Read More
Mainland Chinese are the biggest single group of tax free shoppers in the world. In Hong Kong and the mainland luxury brands prove themselves to be a reliable store of monetary and economic value. Read More
Six times more Indian tourists travel to China than vice versa. The Indian government is rolling out a tourism campaign in Chinese cities, joining the global pursuit of one of China’s most valuable assets: its big-spending tourists.Read More
Weibo has announced to open up its Weibo Payment for third parties, which will be able to streamline their payment process on Weibo for a better user experience and higher conversion rates.Read More