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07.24.2014

Alibaba: How Big a Deal Is It?

David Wolf

When Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba goes public some time after Labor Day it is expected be one the largest initial public offerings in history.

Blog

07.09.2014

The U.S. and China Are At the Table: What’s At Stake?

William Adams, Zha Daojiong

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew are in Beijing this week for the sixth session of the high level bilateral diplomatic exchange known as the Strategic and Economic Dialogue.

Culture

07.01.2014

Inside the Mind of a Chinese Hacker

Emily Parker

In May, the U.S. announced the indictment of five Chinese hackers for breaking into the computers of U.S. companies. The men went by code names like UglyGorilla and KandyGoo.

Caixin Media

07.01.2014

China Pulling the Plug on Foreign Mainframes

Caixin

E-commerce companies and banks in China are scrapping hardware and uninstalling software for mainframe servers made by American suppliers in favor of homegrown brands said to be safe, advanced, and a lot less expensive.

Sinica Podcast

05.27.2014

History of the Internet in China

Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn, Duncan Clark, Gady Epstein, Bill Bishop

The Internet has always been near and dear to our hearts here at Sinica. Four years ago, our very first show covered Google China and the fracas that followed their decision to pull out of China.

Blog

05.19.2014

Is This the Best Response to China’s Cyber-Attacks? 

Robert Daly, Chen Weihua, Rogier Creemers, Jon R. Lindsay, Graham Webster, Tai Ming Cheung

On Monday, the United States Attorney General Eric Holder accused China of hacking American industrial giant

Caixin Media

04.23.2014

Graft Inquiry at CNPC Uncovers Shady Deal

Caixin

A little-known deal related to an equally little-known, yet highly productive oilfield has come to light as a graft investigation unfolds at oil giant China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC).

Books

04.09.2014

Poseidon

Royal Navy submarine HMS Poseidon sank in collision with a Chinese freighter during routine exercises in 1931 off Weihaiwei. Thirty of its fifty-six-man crew scrambled out of the hatches as it went down.

Blog

04.06.2014

Spy Vs. Spy: When is Cyberhacking Crossing the Line?

Vincent Ni, Chen Weihua, Andrew J. Nathan, Jerome A. Cohen

Vincent Ni: For a long time, Huawei has been accused by some American politicians of “spying on Americans for the Chinese government,” but their evidence has always been sketchy. They played on fear and possibility.

Reports

04.01.2014

High Tech: The Next Wave of Chinese Investment in America

In this report, we explore the advent of Chinese investment in U.S. high-tech sectors in order to provide an objective starting point for debate about this nascent trend.

Media

03.26.2014

Media

03.21.2014

“We’ll Know It When We’re There”

Jonathan Landreth

Martin Johnson (not his real name), is a co-founder of the China-based Internet freedom advocacy collective GreatFire.org

Features

03.21.2014

Punching a Hole in the Great Firewall

Jeff South

In January, when the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published its exposé of the use of offshore tax ha

Viewpoint

03.13.2014

How Chinese Internet Censorship Works, Sometimes

Jason Q. Ng

Earlier this week, Chinese Internet services blocked searches for the phrase mìshū bāng (秘书帮).

Caixin Media

03.11.2014

Li Ka-shing’s Remedy for ‘Coddled’ Hong Kong

Caixin

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is again in the media spotlight after he mentioned in late February the possibility of publicly listing his retail business A.S.

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