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At Mao-style conclave, China embraces Twitter age

(AP)—During China's last party congress, the cadres in charge of the world's most populous nation didn't know a hashtag from a hyperlink. But five years on, there's a new message from Beijing: The political ...

Nov 13, 2012
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Beijing to give clearer indication of air quality

(AP)—Beijing authorities have completed a network of monitors that will more accurately measure air quality in the smog-ridden city after being pushed into it by public pressure and pollution reports from the U.S. embassy.

Oct 07, 2012
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Tiananmen security tight on crackdown anniversary

(AP) -- Police saturated Tiananmen Square with security Thursday, the 20th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy activists, and an exiled protest leader was blocked from returning home to confront ...

Jun 03, 2009
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Google disruption in China seen as government crackdown

When Yi Ran is working on new designs for his Yinshen Clothing company, he often turns to Google to search for pictures to use as inspiration. "The results are more complete and objective than Chinese search services," the ...

Jun 20, 2014
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China heightens crackdown on WeChat messaging

China's ruling Communist Party is launching a new crackdown on popular instant messaging platforms including Tencent's WeChat, state media said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of moves to stifle online ...

May 28, 2014
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China trying new form of 'Internet censorship'

China is experimenting with more subtle methods to censor Internet search results ahead of the 24th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, according to a group that monitors blocked websites in the ...

Jun 01, 2013
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