CNNIC Report: 27.9% Of Chinese Netizens Live In Rural Areas

China Internet Network Information Center’s latest Internet statistics showcase the breadth of the country’s online population. Its recently published 36th Statistical Report on Internet Development in China states that by June 2015, China had 668 million netizens, representing an increase of 18.94 million netizens over the past six months. At the same time, China’s Internet […] Will Acquire 7 Chinese Clothing Websites For CNY120 Million

Hong Kong-listed B2B e-commerce platform announced that the company plans to invest CNY120 million to acquire several clothing vertical websites. According to an acquisition letter of intent submitted by to HKEx, the company plans to acquire an 80.38% stake in Zhejiang Zhongfu Network Technology for CNY120.57 million. Zhejiang Zhongfu Network Technology mainly provides […]

Internet Hiccups In China Today

Whether related to the rumored murder charges against the wife of former Communist elite Bo Xilai or the earthquakes in Indonesia and Mexico over the last day, one thing is for sure: Internet connections to websites outside of China were intermittently not available to many users in China today.

Chinese Internet Security Report Claims Viruses Decreased In 2011

Chinese Internet security company Kingsoft published its latest Chinese Internet security report, stating that the number of new viruses decreased in 2011 while the attacks targeting Internet shopping in China continued to surge.

Warehouses Will Help Alibaba’s E-commerce Push In China

E-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group is planning to push its resources offline in a move to enhance its logistics abilities.

DotAsia Includes DNSSEC Implementation For Domain Names

Afilias and DotAsia jointly announced last week that domain name system security extensions has been enabled for the .ASIA top-level domain.

Chinese Online Consumers Among Most Powerful In The World

Italy-based Translated unveiled an index showing that Chinese netizens rank among the highest in the world in their cumulative online purchasing power.

China’s To Set Up Open Platform

Chinese B2C e-commerce website plans to set up a third-party open platform to improve its services.

China’s Shanda Literature Expands Digital Footprint To Singapore

Shanda Literature, the online literature subsidiary of China’s Shanda Interactive Entertainment, has reportedly registered and established a subsidiary in Singapore, aiming to expand into the English-language digital and mobile e-book reading market.

China To Resume Personal Website Domain Name Registrations

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued to domain name registrars a circular which asks further work to be done to verify the registration information of websites in the coming weeks.

New “Official” Websites In Estonian, Lithuanian Available In China

In a cooperation between China Radio International and Radio86, the first official websites using Estonian and Lithuanian languages in China have been officially launched in Beijing.

Xinjiang Removes Firewall Around 27 Additional Chinese Websites

According to information from the press office of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, to meet local people’s demands for Internet, the region started to reopen 27 widely used and popular websites from February 6, 2010.

China’s UUCall Reopens Under Overseas Domain

According to reports in local media, the domain name system of China’s leading VoIP service provider UUCall has recovered and its website reopened on February 4, 2010. Brings New Online Travel Experience To Chinese Users, which is owned by China Travel Service (Holdings) Hong Kong Ltd., has launched its new homepage, air ticket channel and hotel channel.

China’s Alibaba Buys New Domain Name For Internet Wholesale Business

Chinese B2B e-commerce group Alibaba has bought a new domain name,, for the launch of its new online wholesale business.

Do No Evil: Google Threatens To Leave China

Because some of its Gmail users’ accounts were supposedly hacked by attackers originating from China, Google has announced it may soon leave China. Website Failure Caused By Illegal Domain Name Tampering

Chinese online search engine went down today in an episode some users suspect has to do with Iranian Internet hackers.

CNNIC Closes Overseas Registration Of .CN Website Domain Names

According to information from foreign domain name registration service providers, China Internet Network Information Center has required these providers to suspend new registrations for .CN website domain names.

Price Increase For .CN Chinese Website Domain Names

The China Internet Network Information Center has announced that it has increased the price for .CN domain names, and the new price policy went into effect on January 1, 2010.