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42 Chinese websites shut for blackmail


April 28th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) As many as 42 websites in China have been closed down for their involvement in cases of blackmail that saw them pose as accredited journalists capable ... Read more...

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‘Sex-and-money’ involved in Briton’s death in China


April 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Accounts published on Chinese websites about a British businessman murdered in a hotel claim to expose a sex-and-money scandal behind China's biggest political crisis in a ... Read more...

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Hackers claim to have defaced 500 Chinese websites


April 6th, 2012 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Hacker group Anonymous has claimed to have defaced around 500 websites in China to protest against the Chinese government's strict control of its citizens, BBC reported.The ... Read more...

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16 Chinese websites closed, six detained for spreading rumours


March 31st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) Chinese authorities closed 16 websites and detained six people responsible for "fabricating or disseminating online rumors," the State Internet Information Office (SIIO) and Beijing police said ... Read more...

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Over 8,000 cyber attacks on CWG ticketing system: Menon


August 12th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) There were over 8,000 cyber attacks on the Commonwealth Games' ticketing and scoring systems in October last year but these were repelled, National Security ... Read more...

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China allows registration of bribery-exposing websites


August 10th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Websites that report bribery cases staged a comeback in China ending a month-long limbo due to uncertainties about their legal status, a media report said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s wife becomes internet sensation


July 20th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Wendi Deng, the wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, became an instant hit on the internet after she quickly came to his aid when he was ... Read more...

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China’s online population reaches 477 mn


May 16th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 16 (IANS) The number of Internet users in China has reached 477 million, an official said Monday.Wang Jianwen, a senior official, gave the online figures till end of ... Read more...

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99 Chinese websites found offering porn novels


May 11th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) At least 99 Chinese websites have been "punished" by the country's press watchdog for offering pornographic novels.The General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) said the ... Read more...

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China acts tough on websites with illegal download offers


April 26th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) At least 14 Chinese websites that offer music downloads without having the permission to do so will be "punished", the cultural ministry has said.The illegal ... Read more...

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Video shows Chinese man skinning dog on roadside


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 16 (IANS) A video has been posted on Chinese websites that shows a man using a knife to skin a golden retriever dog on a busy street in Shanghai, which ... Read more...

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China conducts first test-flight of stealth plane


January 11th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Chengdu (China), Jan.11 (ANI): China has conducted the first test-flight of its J-20 stealth fighter.Chinese President Hu Jintao confirmed the news to visiting US Defence Secretary Robert Gates. The confirmation came after ... Read more...

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China puts history of communist party online


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 2 (IANS) Chinese websites and news portals have begun running a special column describing major events in the history of the Communist Party of China (CPC) as part of the ... Read more...

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China exposes 19 websites in latest crackdown on pornography


December 17th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 17 (ANI): Nineteen Chinese websites have been exposed by the country's watchdog for spreading obscene flash and cell phone games.China Daily quoted a statement by the General Administration of ... Read more...

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Google yet to apply for online maps in China


September 9th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) Internet giant Google has not applied to Chinese authorities to provide online map and location services, an official said. Song Chaozhi, deputy director general of the State Bureau of ... Read more...

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China mourns mudslide victims with half-mast flags


August 15th, 2010 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) Thousands of Chinese hoisted their national flag half-mast at Beijing's Tian'anmen Square Sunday to mourn the death of over 12,000 people and misery of thousands others in the ... Read more...

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Google to close down two sites in China


July 21st, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 21 (ANI): Google plans to close down two of its Chinese websites, a self-developed website ranking page and a lifestyle site, because of a lack of demand for them.According ... Read more...

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55 Chinese websites asked to delete porn contents


June 10th, 2010 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) In a massive crackdown against internet pornography, Chinese authorities have warned 55 websites of tough action if they continue to disseminate porn materials. Fiftyfive internet websites, who were found ... Read more...

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‘No standoff between Indian sub, Chinese warship’


February 9th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Feb 9 (IANS) Reports of a standoff between Chinese warships and an Indian submarine in the Gulf of Aden were false, Chinese media reports said Monday.The online edition of the ... Read more...

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Indian submarine, Chinese ship in standoff near Somalia: Chinese media


February 4th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore/New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) An Indian submarine and two Chinese warships on an anti-piracy mission were recently locked in a tense standoff in the waters off Somalia, Chinese media reports said ... Read more...

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China to curb illegal Olympic broadcasts


August 5th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 5 (DPA) China has set up a surveillance team which will monitor more than 200 websites round-the-clock to prevent illegal broadcast of Olympic events - a move it believes necessary ... Read more...

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