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Defence Ministry to Indian armed forces: Uninstall these Chinese apps immediately

Ministry of Defence in India has issued a new order to the Indian armed forces asking officers and all security personnel to remove, uninstall over 42 Chinese apps, including Xiaomi's Mi Store, Mi Community, etc

Baidu hires Weibo CFO Herman Yu as finance chief amid AI push

Baidu is trying to drive a recovery in its fortunes after a string of regulatory investigations last year hit profit. A sharper focus on mobile and artificial intelligence (AI) helped boost the firm in the latest quarter.


China investigates top local social media sites in push to control content

Regulators taken down popular celebrity gossip social media accounts and there has also been a sweeping campaign to remove virtual private network apps that allow users to circumvent China's so-called 'Great Firewall' and access foreign websites.

China's clampdown on webcasting sends Weibo, Sina reeling

Weibo, AcFun and are “broadcasting large amounts of programming that don’t meet national standards and which propagate negative opinions on public affairs,” the national broadcasting regulator said in a statement posted on its website.

Stephen Hawking joins Chinese social media platform, Sina Weibo

Stephen Hawking has opened an account on Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo, amassing over 2 million followers within 24 hours.

Walmart recalls donkey meat in China

The Shandong Food and Drug Administration earlier said the product contained fox meat.


Chinese-American billionaire blogger held on 'sex charges'

Billionaire blogger Charles Xue has been suspected of involvement in prostitution.

High-ranking Chinese politicians’ orgy pics go viral

The photos,which appeared on China’s Twitter Weibo,reportedly showed the politicians engaged in sexual acts in a hotel room.