“Drafting a new licensing rule for online magazines is on the agenda of China’s administration of press and publication, which will require online magazines to obtain license from the government before publishing, China Business News reported.”
“To counter the trend, here’s our list of Shanghai cafes that still keep the free wifi faith.”
“Shanghai’s efforts to build a city-wide taxi call center has suffered a body blow with the decision of Haibo, its biggest member company, to quit the 96965 hotline service, the Youth Daily reported today.”
“Allowing street business on the two streets will not only affect tourists’ impressions of the city but will also hamper traffic flow, the bureau said in a proposal about rules for street stalls, the Oriental Morning Post reported today. “
“The suspects range in age from 15 to 18 years old and all hail from Anhui Province, according to prosecutors. They allegedly couldn’t find jobs in the city and decided to steal some money to return home.”
“The ruling came amid U.S. pressure for Beijing to stop rampant copying of music and other goods.”
“U.S. complaints to the WTO over commercial piracy in China will ‘badly damage’ cooperation, Vice Premier Wu Yi warned on Tuesday, insisting that China has made great strides in protecting patents and copyrights.”
“China’s chief censor has been been removed from his post, state media reported Tuesday, following an outcry this year over a reported decision to ban eight books.”
“A Chinese college has introduced fingerprint scanners to stop students playing truant … Meiya College of International Studies at Hunan University spent 250,000 yuan (16,000 pounds) last year to install the scanners in each of its 30-plus classrooms.”
“Chinese authorities acknowledge the safety problem and have promised repeatedly to fix it, but the disasters keep coming.”
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