Law & Policy

China Forms National RFID Tag Standards Working Group

The China National Standardization Administration has formally announced the establishment of the National RFID Tag Standards Working Group. The Chinese government has signaled it...

Nanjing Standardizes Internet Cafes

China's Nanjing Internet Service Association, founded in December 2002, officially opened a new website to assist local officials and merchants who deal with Internet...

TSMC Sues Chinese Chip Maker

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is suing China mainland-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) for stealing patents and industrial secrets. The U.S. District Court of...

Website Company Sina Wins Piracy Case Against Rival Sohu in China Court

Sina.com yesterday won a landmark court case in China against competitor Sohu.com for Sohu's copyright infringement and improper competitive practices. As a result, Sohu...

Search Engine Wars: Baidu Defeats 3721 in Chinese Court

Baidu.com, one of China's leading online search engines, accused its competitor 3721.com of inhibiting users of the 3721 service from also accessing Baidu's online...

China's Foreign Minister Goes Online

China's foreign minister Li Zhaoxing answered questions from China's netizens yesterday in an online forum via the Foreign Ministry's website. The unprecented and open...

Court Grants Online Chinese Gamer Virtual Property

After having his weapons and assets stolen by a hacker in an online game, a Chinese court has awarded Li Hongchen, 24, all of...

China Reaffirms Importance of Monitoring the Internet

China's government-run newspaper People's Daily reports that a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said that China should monitor netizens' Internet activities.Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu...

Vice Premier Urges Further Development Of Information

Chinese Vice Premier Huang Ju recently urged the country's information technology professionals to seize the current strategic opportunity to vigorously develop the country's information...

Zhejiang Courts R&D Academies

Representatives of Zhejiang Province invited research institutes and universities world-wide to set up their branch units there at a press conference in Beijing. Jiang...

National Standard for Sci-Tech Project Appraisal

China has issued an administrative regulation on standardizing appraisals for government-sponsored scientific and technological projects said Shi Dinghuan, a senior official with the Ministry...

IPR Laws To Be Extended

China's Ministry of Science and Technology is reviewing draft law for protecting intellectual property rights covering biological and information technology, and is also considering...

China To Support Reform And Development Of Media?

According to Liu Binjie, deputy director of the State Administration of Press and Publication. China's government intends to create conditions and adopt preferential policies...

Beijing's Judicial Files Concerning IPOs Available Online

Zhu Jiang, deputy president of Beijing Supreme Court, recently announced that all judicial files concerning intellectual property rights, from all three levels of Beijing's...

Civil Servant Detained After Internet Posts

Reuters reports that Mr. Du Daobin, from Yingcheng in Hubei province, was detained this week after placing banned information on the Internet.The report quotes...

China — A Place Of Business For New Zealand's High-Tech Companies

Hi-tech New Zealand firms and researchers are being encouraged to look at setting up in Beijing's Zhongguancun Science Park, while at the same time,...

China And Germany Jointly Develop Software Industry

Xinhua News Agency recently reported that China and Germany have launched an inter-governmental collaboration to jointly develop high-end software products, known as the Sino-German...

High-Tech Cooperation Between China And Britain Speeds Up

British Minister for Science and Innovation David Sainsbury called the establishment of the UK-China Innovation Park in Cambridge, the first of its kind between...

Pacificnet Presents China Investment Strategy At The Fifth China Hi-Tech Fair

PacificNet Inc. CEO Tony Tong today presented the company's investment and acquisition strategy at the Overseas Listing Introduction Section of the fifth annual China...

High-Tech Training For Senior Military Officers

A military academy in Anhui Province recently held a group of senior officers from the People's Liberation Army (PLA), who were present for high-tech...

South East Asia and China Get Together on IT

China has signed an agreement with the Association of South East Asian Nations to increase cooperation on information and communications technology. The agreement spans...
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