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  • Gmail access blocked in China

    BEIJING Google's email service Gmail was blocked in China Monday, according to the company and Internet monitoring organizations. Google's Transparency Report showed traffic to Gmail from China dropped sharply starting Friday and hit zero on Saturday....
  • Chinese access to Gmail cut, regulators blamed

    Chinese access to Google's Gmail has been blocked amid government efforts to limit or possibly ban access, which are popular among Chinese who seek to avoid government monitoring. Data from Google's Transparency Report show online traffic from China...
  • Normalizing relations with Cuba a positive step

    Normalizing relations with Cuba a positive step
    Before anyone gets too bent out of shape over President Obama's effort to normalize relations with Cuba, consider all the presents bought and received this holiday season with the label "Made in China." In case anyone has forgotten, China has occupied...
  • Gmail access blocked in China months after crackdown began

    Officials in China appear to have blocked access to Google email, months after a crackdown on the Internet giant’s myriad services began. According to data from Google’s Transparency Report, Gmail traffic in China dropped sharply starting...
  • In China, app aims to shame polluters by showing who is fouling air

    In China, app aims to shame polluters by showing who is fouling air
    Sitting at a desk in his small office here, Ma Jun, one of China's best-known environmental advocates, shows off his latest tool in the fight against the nation's crippling air pollution: a computer app. Displayed on a tablet, the app shows a map of...
  • Rachel Marsden: Cheap oil could be a Trojan horse for America

    "Subversion introduced from the outside." That's part of Encyclopedia Britannica's definition for a Trojan horse, the hollow structure that allowed Greek soldiers to penetrate the city of Troy and win the Trojan War. What if the drop in oil prices...
  • Witnesses, state media: Sequence of errors led to Shanghai stampede that killed 36

    On New Year's Eve of 2013, Shanghai authorities sent about 6,000 city police officers and requested help from military police to manage a 300,000-strong crowd that filled the city's famed riverfront for the annual midnight light show. According to state...
  • China eases rules for overseas listed firms to send FX home

    China will no longer require local firms which go public abroad to get approval to remit foreign exchange raised in listings back home, seen as a small step toward relaxing capital flows. With immediate effect, overseas listed firms need only register...
  • Gmail traffic slowly resumes in China; government involvement denied

    Access to Gmail seems to be slowly returning to China, after a four-day disruption knocked out virtually all access to the popular email service from Google. According to the Internet giant's Transparency Report, Gmail traffic in the country ticked up...
  • 35 killed, 46 injured in stampede at New Year's event on historic Bund waterfront

    Thirty-five people died in a stampede during New Year's celebrations in Shanghai's historic waterfront area, city officials said Thursday — the worst disaster to hit one of China's showcase cities in recent years. A Shanghai government statement...
  • Beijing raises subway fares to ease overcrowding

    Beijing raises subway fares to ease overcrowding
    When a single mother was crushed to death while trying to get onto an overcrowded subway train in November, it pointed to a problem that transit officials in the Chinese capital had already promised to address. They did so this week, raising subway...