Feb 8, 2016

China offers rewards for terrorism tipoffs: Xinhua

China has pledged to reward people who report online “terrorist” content up to 100,000 yuan ($15,200) for each tipoff, after giving out 2 million yuan worth of rewards last year, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Monday. “The Internet has become a channel for ...

Dec 27, 2015

China's rubber-stamp legislature OKs controversial anti-terrorism law

China’s rubber-stamp national legislature approved the country’s first anti-terrorism law on Sunday, amid concerns that its requirements that tech companies share information with the government could hurt business interests and further infringe upon human rights. The National People’s Congress said its standing committee adopted ...

Dec 26, 2014

China extends high-speed rail network to Xinjiang

China tied the restive far-western region of Xinjiang closer to the rest of the country Friday, opening a high-speed rail line between Xinjiang’s capital, Urumqi and Lanzhou in neighbouring Gansu, nearly 1,800 kilometers away. A slick bullet train took off from Lanzhou West Railway ...