• China games console ban lifted

    China games console ban lifted

    China has lifted a ban on the sale of video games consoles that has been in place for the past 15 years. The ban was instituted in 2000 amid worries that Chinese children would waste too much time playing video games. This has resulted in a boom in PC gaming across the country. Manufacturing pressure
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  • China blocks access to Gmail

    China blocks access to Gmail

    China is among the world’s more restrictive countries when it comes to internet access. The “Great Firewall of China” is famous for the restrictions it places on the online activities of its citizens.

  • China catching up with Silicon Valley

    China catching up with Silicon Valley

    Chinese tech firms are catching up to their American counterparts in terms of online revenue, according to a study conducted by Strategy Analytics.

  • China loosens internet restrictions for World Internet Conference

    China loosens internet restrictions for World Internet Conference

    Beijing has decided to relax its restrictive firewall for the upcoming World Internet Conference that will be held in Wuzhen from November 19 to 21, according to a report from Bloomberg.

  • Instagram blocked in China amid Hong Kong protests

    Instagram blocked in China amid Hong Kong protests

    According to various internet censorship tracking organisations, Instagram appears to be blocked in mainland China after photos of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong circulated widely.

  • The rise of smart appliances in China

    The rise of smart appliances in China

    A whopping 97 per cent of the Chinese population prefers smart home appliances, particularly television sets, according to the latest survey conducted by China Household Electrical Appliances Association (CHEAA).