Posts Tagged: npc

National Peoples Congress get off your phone

No Weibo. No games. No texting. China National Congress imposes grade school smartphone rules on Party members

It’s quite common for officials to be caught on camera hunched over their smartphones as the ceremony goes on around them.

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 11:25 am
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China internet law legalizes censorship

China’s New Internet Law Legalizes Deletion of “Illegal” Content, Bad News for Sina Weibo

China’s tightened internet controls were passed into law earlier today. As well as requiring broadband and mobile internet providers to ha...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 7:38 pm
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ridiculous

NPC Rep: Chinese Telecoms Make $17.9 Billion Extra By Charging Per-Minute For Calls

A few weeks ago, a government department up in Harbin called on Chinese telecoms to stop fleecing customers by charging for seconds those cu...

  • March 6, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Baidu, Tencent, Xiaomi CEOs Propose New Legislature to Strengthen China’s Tech Sector

It’s spring in Beijing, and China’s yearly celebrity parties legislative conferences (the “Two Meetings”) are being ...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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China real name internet law

China Approves Law Requiring Real Name Web Access

As was suspected might happen earlier this week, authorities in China have approved a law requiring ‘real name’ registration in ...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 4:37 pm
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