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The Beijing cop behind China's online crackdown wields a “heavy fist”

The Beijing cop behind China's online crackdown wields a “heavy fist” Fu Zhenghua, China's recently-named vice minister of public security, once promised to apply a “heavy fist” to police corruption as the head of the Beijing Police. But in recent weeks, he has taken aim at a softer target: a string of well-known … Full […]

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Beijing police detain online 'rumour-mongers' in veiled warning to liberal

Beijing police detain online 'rumour-mongers' in veiled warning to liberal … In a unusually well-publicised police operation, Chinese state media reported on Wednesday that Beijing police have detained and launched criminal investigations into four people in an attempt to “eradicate the breeding ground for internet rumours”. Full News here – Read more on South China […]

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Beijing Treaty could strengthen online copyrights for musicians and singers

Beijing Treaty could strengthen online copyrights for musicians and singers If it comes into force, the Beijing Treaty on the area of copyright for audiovisual performances is set to pave way for better online and offline rights for performers such as singers, musicians, actors and dancers so that they can be fairly … Full News […]

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Residents Decry Beijing's Shuttering of Online Doctor-Appointment System

Residents Decry Beijing's Shuttering of Online Doctor-Appointment System Citizens are writing letters to editors (in Chinese) and filling up social networking sites with calls for Beijing's municipal government to return an online appointment system that Taobao — the e-commerce arm of Internet giant Alibaba Group — set up … Full News here – Read more […]

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Beijing cops under pressure – The Star Online

Beijing cops under pressure – The Star Online Two high-profile cases bring people out to the streets to protest for prompt action and greater transparency. THE Beijing city police have been under tremendous pressure as public outcry over two high-profile cases continues to heighten. Hundreds of … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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China permits prisoners in Beijing jails to order food online – World – IBNLive

China permits prisoners in Beijing jails to order food online – World – IBNLive Beijing: China has launched a new programme for prisoners in Beijing jails under which inmates can place orders online for meals on occasions when they are visited by family, a prison official said on Wednesday. Since prisoners are able to meet […]

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Two detained in China for 'inciting unrest' online

Two detained in China for 'inciting unrest' online BEIJING — Chinese police have detained two people accused of inciting unrest in online postings, state media and a rights group said Wednesday in a sign of official concern over potential social instability. Police in south China's Guangdong province … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Online and outspoken: China's microblog craze

Online and outspoken: China's microblog craze In this photo taken on July 31, 2012, Isaac Mao, a well-known Chinese blogger and the founder of Sharism Lab, a social media research group, works on a computer in Beijing. Mao had more than 30000 users when his Weibo account was deleted in June … Full News here […]

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Beijing Targets Online Political Rumors, Following Public Outrage Over Rain Storm – PC World

A Beijing government official said this week the city would crackdown on Internet users spreading political rumors that attack Chinese Communist party leaders, after authorities arrested 5,007 people suspected of online illegal activities. The head of … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing floods unleash online criticism of government (+video) – The Christian Science Monitor

Some 500 flights into or out of Beijing Capital Airport were canceled. Reportedly 736 homes were flooded, and 66,000 residents in the hardest-hit areas had been temporarily located, many from the suburban district of Fangshan. At least 31 roads … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing Meets Critics Online in Wake of Deadly Floods – Wall Street Journal

Skies were blue and streets mostly dry on Sunday and Monday in Beijing, with only a scattering of abandoned cars as a reminder of the downpour that caused flooding throughout the sprawling capital and killed at least 37 people  on Saturday. Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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