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Why has China failed to become the world's innovation and technology hotspot?

It is the world’s second largest economy, one of the world’s largest defence spender, and the world’s largest manufacturing powerhouse. Yes, I am talking about China, the most populous nation on Earth. 737 more words


What's In A Name?

The Chinese language is great at nicknames. Everyone seems to have one. People who have just met often give each other familial nicknames like ‘aunty’ or ‘uncle’. 780 more words


Wielki (Cyber) Mur - Nowe regulacje dotyczące cyberbezpieczeństwa wprowadzone w Chinach

Podczas gdy uwaga świata skupiona była na historycznych wyborach w Stanach Zjednoczonych (zasługujących na co najmniej cykl artykułów naukowych jeżeli chodzi o aspekt operacji wywiadowczych i ofensywnych działań cybernetycznych), w Chińskiej Republice Ludowej ogłoszono nowe regulacje których celem jest zwiększenie bezpieczeństwa infrastruktury sieciowej, a przez to zapewnienie ‘cyber suwerenności’, co zresztą było jednym z głównych punktów polityki rządu Prezydenta Xi. 701 more words

Law And Legislation / Prawo I Legislacja

Beijing said Facebook and Google are welcome back to China as long as they "respect China's laws"

Will Facebook and Google come back to China? The Chinese government says they can, as long as they “respect China’s laws.”

Yesterday at a press conference held in preparation for the… 476 more words

Chinese International Students - A New Hope?

Chinese students represent the largest number of international students in America, and they continue to enroll in higher numbers. In addition, more and more of these students are making the decision to return home for employment. 577 more words


Best way to beat the Great Firewall of China

Restrictions and geo-blocking have become abundant in the world, though some of them are stricter than others.

For many tourists it’s always inconvenient to deal with these issues, as they don’t want to be shut off from the world, but they still want to visit certain countries. 889 more words


Musings of a millenial techie in China


Last week, I went back to China for the first time in 8 years. 

What I realized when I got there is that all Google products including Gmail and Google Maps, Facebook products including Instagram and Messenger, Twitter products, Tumblr, Flickr, Medium, Reddit, SoundCloud and more don’t load in China. 233 more words