Archive: 01/07/2012

China blocks Xi searches after Bloomberg report

China blocked web searches on Saturday for the name of leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping, a day after cutting access to Bloomberg sites following the agency's publication of a report on his family's wealth.

dateJul 01, 2012 in Internet
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Australia brings in contentious carbon tax

Australia on Sunday introduced a controversial carbon tax in a bid to tackle climate change, with Prime Minister Julia Gillard hailing the move amid opposition warnings it will stifle industry.

dateJul 01, 2012 in Environment
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