LONDON (AP) — The BBC says it has received reports that its world service English shortwave radio frequencies are being jammed in China and condemns what it called efforts to disrupt free access to news and information. The broadcaster said while it can’t attribute the source of the jamming definitively, “the extensive and coordinated efforts...
BEIJING (AP) — China has dismissed as “groundless” detailed allegations pointing to a Chinese military unit in Shanghai as the source of massive computer hacking of U.S. targets. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei was responding to a 60-page report by Internet security company Mandiant that said it traced 141 major hacking attempts to a People’s...
China’s Communist Party Chairman Xi Jinping began the lunar new year with a bold statement. The Communist Party “should be able to put up with sharp criticism, correct mistakes if it has committed them and avoid them if it has not,” he said at a new year reception for non-party members last Wednesday in Beijing....
BEIJING (AP) — Nearly 40 minutes have been chopped from China’s version of the soon-to-be-released Hollywood film “Cloud Atlas,” deleting both gay and straight love scenes to satisfy local censors despite a movie-going public that increasingly chafes at censorship. It premiered Tuesday in Beijing in a red-carpet ceremony with actor Hugo Weaving and China’s own...
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese weekly newspaper whose editorial staff had a rare but short-lived revolt against overbearing censorship has issued a correction for mistakes that helped fuel the dispute. Journalists at the Southern Weekly said the mistakes resulted from last-minute changes made by censors who ignored a usual review by the paper’s editorial department....
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