Screens Along the Silk Road
In my ongoing quest to visit as many internet cafes in China as possible, I was on the lookout last week during our visit to Urumqi (aka: Wulumuqi), a city of about 3 million along the Silk Road in the northwest corner of China.
Internet Addiction in China
Internet addiction in China has been described as a “severe social problem that could threaten the nation’s future.”
Internet Cafes in Rural China
In China, the internet cafe has overtaken the workplace as the second most popular place after their own homes for internet users to go online. Most of the increase in internet café use is in rural areas.
Cyber Opinion in China
Reports on monitoring and censorship of Chinese internet content, particularly news and blogs, are familiar to westerners. We are less familiar with editorials praising a Party official’s meeting with a “netizen,” wishing for a day when it was les…
The online and offline travel experience in China
Many things make living in China harder than living in the US — breathing the air, drinking the water, driving the roads — but here is one exception: taking a domestic air trip.
New fireworks with China’s internet population
New fireworks with China’s internet population.
There is a new entry in Beijing’s 2008 Olympic Games: the internet.
Bloggers and Reporters on China’s Internet Population
From blogs on world health care to public radio’s The World, there were many interpretations of last week’s report on China’s internet population.
Dispatches from China
If today’s essay on China piques your interest, check out some other dispatches from Deborah Fallows.
In China, there is a virtual meeting place for people who have social connections to buy or sell.