"Sinocism is the Presidential Daily Brief for China hands"- Evan Osnos, New Yorker Correspondent and National Book Award Winner
- SEC sues four Chinese for insider trading – FT.com – Four Chinese citizens have been sued on civil charges of insider trading for allegedly making more than $2.7m in profits by buying shares of Global Education and Technology before the language-testing company announced its takeover by Pearson last month.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission said a US judge froze accounts held by the individuals, a China-based entity controlled by one of them called All Know Holdings, and unknown persons behind trades made by China Everbright, a financial services company.
- China cracks down on microblogging rumours that are ‘worse than cocaine’ | World news | The Guardian – Online rumours are drugs that damage users and harm society, the Chinese state media have claimed, as officials step up attempts to rein in the country's hugely popular microblogs.
One commentary, published by the official Xinhua news agency, warns that while heroin and cocaine damage health, internet rumours are worse because they "poison the social environment and affect social order".
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- Baidu Beat – “Brother Radish Becomes Sweet Potato Brother” is simply too good of a headline not to write about. The protagonist is Han Honggang (韩洪刚), a vegetable farmer in Henan.
- Power in Numbers – China Aims for High-Tech Primacy – NYTimes.com – If the future of the Internet is already in China, is the future of computing there as well?
Many experts in the United States say it could very well be. Because of the ready availability of low-cost labor, China has already become the world’s dominant maker of computers and consumer electronics products. Now, these experts say, its booming economy and growing technological infrastructure may thrust it to the forefront of the next generation of computing.
- Newest alien planet is just the right temperature for life – The Washington Post –
- Drone belonged to CIA, officials say – The Washington Post – disaster for us, huge win for China, which will do a lot for Iran for access to drone
- Translation Of Wang Chen’s People’s Daily Article On Microblogs | DigiCha –
- More signals on social media control – China Media Project – One of the most important in a recent spate of signals in China’s state media is an article in the People’s Daily by Wang Chen (王晨), the director of the State Internet Information Office, the internet control agency created under the State Council Information Office on May 4, 2011.
In the piece, which reflects the Party’s official position on social media, Wang makes the importance of the recent high-level Party meeting on culture clear from the outset. The Party must, he says, “conscientiously implement a number of deployment demands in the ‘Decision’ of the Sixth Plenum of the Party’s 17th Central Committee concerning the ‘development of a healthy and upright online culture,’ the ‘strengthening of public opinion channeling on the internet, singing the ideological and cultural main theme online” and ‘strengthening the channeling and control of social media and real-time communication tools (即时通信工具).’”
- Shock verdict: China jails Aussie for 13 years – Australian businessman Matthew Ng has told his presiding judge that he has been sacrificed in a larger game, after she sentenced him to 13 years in a Guangzhou jail.
The chairman of Mr Ng’s company et-China, Zheng Hong, was sentenced to 16 years jail and chief financial officer Kitty Yang was given 3.5 years, all on related embezzlement and corporate charges.
- Flipboard to Launch App in China – WSJ.com – China has been a challenging venue for many U.S. Internet companies. But Flipboard, a news-reading application for Apple Inc.'s iPad, is making the country its first overseas stop.
To enter China, Flipboard struck partnerships with two leading Chinese social-media companies. The Chinese edition of Flipboard will incorporate content from Sina Corp.'s Weibo, a large and fast-growing micro-blogging site similar to the U.S.'s Twitter, and Renren Inc., the country's largest social-networking website.
- Mrs. Fields delights Locke, fans at opening|Home|chinadaily.com.cn – Need to get Ambassador Locke to CCSweets in Beijing CBD, for tasty, healthy American cakes, cupcakes and cookies
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- China throws climate talks into confusion – FT.com – In a distinct shift in rhetoric from last week, the head of the Chinese delegation, Xie Zhenhua, told reporters on Monday that Beijing was prepared to agree to some form of legally binding agreement that would cover all countries.
But he said this could only happen if five conditions were met and probably not before 2020, when the current round of voluntary pledges agreed a year ago are due to end.
- China’s tweeting cops blog to keep peace – FT.com – Bo Shide spends all day and many nights on the internet. But he is not the average Chinese “netizen”. This young Beijing policeman is a member of the municipal force’s microblogging team.
Around the clock, at least one and at most four officers read and write on Sina Weibo, a Chinese substitute for Twitter, under the tag “Ping’an [Safe or Peaceful] Beijing”.
China’s tweeting cops are part of a vast project: making the voice of the government heard in the online cacophony that has become the country’s most important public sphere.
- ‘How Many Nukes Does China Have?’ Revisited | China Digital Times (CDT) –
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- 新浪擅自封微博账户被判违约 停止服务前需告知_中国经济网??国家经济门户 – beijing court rules sina broke user contract by shutting woman's weibo account without notice, orders Sina to pay 2520 RMB compensation
- U.S. Military Sources: Iran Has Missing U.S. Drone | Fox News – huge boon for China, probably save them many years