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Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-Bin's first visit to Beijing since taking office in 2006, has been planned in accordance with Taipei's participation in the upcoming Beijing International Tourism Expo 2014.Read More
Macau will reduce the maximum number of days that Chinese passport holders with transit visas can stay in the city to five from seven, in an attempt to prevent them from abusing the law.Read More
In an effort to further entice Chinese tourists to Italy, the Italian government announced that it will trim the visa processing time for Chinese citizens who want to travel to the European country to 36 hours.Read More
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 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