News tagged with tiananmen square

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 transition will ...

dateNov 13, 2012 in Internet
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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.

dateOct 07, 2012 in Environment
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Beijing releases pollution data; US figures higher

(AP) -- Caving to public pressure, Beijing environmental authorities started releasing more detailed air quality data Saturday that may better reflect how bad the Chinese capital's air pollution is. But one expert says measurements ...

dateJan 21, 2012 in Environment
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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 Chinese ...

dateJun 03, 2009 in Internet
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