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Chinese authors sue Apple for copyright infringement: report

Reuters – 2012-01-09

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A group of Chinese authors has sued Apple Inc for 11.9 million yuan ($1.9 million) in compensation for allegedly providing copyright-infringing books for download through its online store, Chinese financial magazine Caixin reported.
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The Economist's Chinese competition

The Economist has introduced a weekly section devoted to the coverage of China. In a leader announcing the move, the magazine said it is the first time since 1942 - when the US section was introduced... | Guardian – 2012-01-30

NYT publishes Chinese translation of story about workers who make Apple products

The New York Times The New York Times has published a Chinese translation of its story about worker conditions inside the Chinese factories that make Apple products. “The goal was twofold: to share... | Poynter. – 2012-01-27

Chinese Writers Sue Apple for Allegedly Hosting Pirated E-books

A group of Chinese writers has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging that the company's App Store sells pirated versions of the authors' works. | PC World – 2012-01-10

Chinese e-tailer Dangdang launches e-book platform

China's biggest online book retailer Dangdang has launched its e-book platform in China, with... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-23

Chinese writers demand more book translations

More Chinese books need to be translated and more thought-provoking ideas need to be used in novels to elevate China's literary standing in the world, some of the country's top writers said Friday. | CBC – 2011-08-26

How the Chinese edition of my book about the periodic table got such a risqué cover.

I've been lucky enough to have my book published in a few countries now, and despite the universal subject matter—the periodic table—each country has had a different take on it. Some publishers... | Slate – 2011-08-17

Chinese writers to petition Apple over book downloads-report

SHANGHAI, July 7 (Reuters) - A group of Chinese authors will petition Apple Inc to stop the distribution of their books in electronic format through various applications in Apple's App Store, the... | Reuters – 2011-07-07

Apple Under Fire for Conditions at Chinese Plant

Many of the 500,000 workers at Foxconn International Holdings Ltd.’s facilities in Shenzhen and Chengdu are working excessive hours under draconian conditions, according to a report by... | Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-02

Celebrating Chinese New Year with Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

It seems like most of the subway car empties at the Grand Street stop in the heart of New York City’s Chinatown. Just as the last person makes it off, the conductor announces, “Stand clear of the... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-02-07

Chinese Journalist Forced Out

Chang Ping, a prominent newspaper columnist who challenged government censors by writing about corruption and political reform, was fired by his publisher. | The New York Times – 2011-01-27

Police Toss Out Arrest Warrant for Chinese Reporter in Hiding

For China’s investigative journalists, who grapple with censors, the case of a Shanghai reporter appears to offer a positive turn. | New York Times – 2010-07-30

Cracks in Great Chinese Firewall, even without Google

BEIJING (Reuters) - Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are out, but in China's vast and bewildering online universe you can freely read the New York Times or visit a favorite porn site. | Reuters – 2010-03-23

Chinese media chastise Google over threat to leave

China's state-controlled media intensified criticism of Google on Monday, accusing the U.S. company of playing politics by threatening to shut down its China-based search engine. | AP via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-22

Editor Is Fired After Criticizing Chinese Registration System

Zhang Hong’s dismissal is a fresh warning that journalists who challenge government policy too directly can face retribution. | New York Times – 2010-03-10

Chinese writer under house arrest in Chengdu

Chinese writer Liao Yiwu is under house arrest in the south western city of Chengdu. | ABC Radio Australia – 2010-03-03

Google is sued by Chinese author

A Beijing judge tells Chinese novelist Mian Mian, who is suing Google over its online library plan, to hold settlement talks. | BBC – 2009-12-29

Volunteers Put the Economist Into Chinese

A Chinese group has been working to translate each issue of the British newsweekly The Economist, a risky enterprise since authorities have banned the magazine in the past. | New York Times – 2009-03-02

'FT' Launches New Publication Dedicated to Chinese Investments

The Financial Times is launching an electronic newsletter and Web site covering investment opportunities in China, the pink-hued paper said today. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-25

Chinese proofreader fined after 'Such a**e-kissing!' ends up in print

A show of lèse-majesté and a lapse of concentration have resulted in an editing error in a Chinese newspaper that highlights the frustrations felt by many local journalists at the strict... | Times Online – 2009-02-23

KBA Commander for Chinese Provincial Publisher

Dazhong Daily Newspaper Group has placed an order for a two-section KBA Commander press line to print the 70-year-old Dazhong Daily, a 400,000-circulation newspaper published in Jinan, capital of... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-23

Chinese Writer Is Stabbed At A Beijing Reading

"A prominent Chinese writer known for provocative, antiestablishment Web postings was stabbed and wounded during a book reading on Saturday. | Arts Journal – 2009-02-17

Leading Chinese Editor/Blogger Stabbed

Anti-establishment figure. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-16

Chinese Plant to Install Second Goss Universal

China's Zhengzhou Daily ordered a 75,000-cph Goss Universal press to improve productivity and color capacity. The press -- the plant's second Universal -- will have 16 shaftless printing units, two... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-06

Chinese net companies apologize for lewd content

BEIJING,CHINA: Three Chinese Internet operators have apologized for failing to purge "vulgar" content following a government pledge this week to expose and shut down offending websites. | CIOL – 2009-01-07

Detained Chinese writer allowed meeting with wife

A Chinese writer detained for almost one month has been allowed a meeting with his wife, his lawyer said Monday, adding that police said they have not decided how to proceed with his case. | AP via Yahoo! Philippines News – 2009-01-05

Noted Chinese author Sun Shuyang publishes "Tibet Reader"

The renowned Chinese contemporary author Sun Shuyang, who has so far composed more than a dozen influential contemporary works, has published a new book named "Tibet Reader", after his magnum opus... | People's Daily – 2008-12-31

Petition over detained Chinese writer goes international

More than 160 prominent writers, scholars and rights advocates outside mainland China have signed an open letter to President Hu Jintao asking him to release Liu Xiaobo. | International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-23

Chinese author of book on famine braves risks to inform new generations

A book published this year in Hong Kong has been hailed as the most comprehensive account by a mainland Chinese writer of the Great Famine of 1958-62, with a toll he puts at 36 million. | International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-18

China 'bans BBC Chinese website'

China appears to have barred access to a number of websites unblocked during the Olympics, including the BBC Chinese site. | BBC – 2008-12-16

Senior Chinese official urges efforts to increase media influence

Senior Chinese official Li Changchun on Thursday urged the country's media to step up efforts to enhance their domestic and international influence. The media should, instead of mainly reporting... | People's Daily – 2008-11-14

Chinese Printer Refuses Biography for Mentioning Tibet China Border

Dharamshala October 8 – A Chinese printer has refused to print a book by Felicity Jack for University of New South Wales Press as it mentions the China-Tibet border. | Phayul – 2008-10-08

Nicky Harman: We should bring more Chinese literature to British readers

Nicky Harman: We need to bring more of China's literature to a British readership, but publishers need to understand Chinese fiction better | Guardian – 2008-10-05

Beijing unblocks BBC Chinese site

Chinese authorities appear to have unblocked the BBC's Chinese language website, amid a row over internet censorship. | BBC – 2008-07-31

Web site of Chinese newspaper censored after publishing photograph from 1989 Tiananmen protest

An aggressive tabloid newspaper has had its Web site censored and could face further punishment by China's media authorities for running a photograph from the still-taboo 1989 Tiananmen Square... | AP via Yahoo! Malaysia News – 2008-07-25

Committee calls for more content for elderly, children in Chinese TV shows

SINGAPORE : The Advisory Committee for Chinese Programmes (ACCESS) wants to see more content for the elderly and children, and fewer commercialised variety shows and dramas capitalising on... | Channel NewsAsia via Yahoo! Philippines News – 2008-07-08

Hearst Business Media And IDG Buy Chinese Tech Site EE365

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Human flesh search engines: Chinese vigilantes that hunt victims on the web

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Apple is online book pirate: Chinese writers

A group of prominent Chinese writers have demanded compensation from technology giant Apple Inc. for allegedly selling unlicensed versions ... | Hindustan Times – 2012-03-19

Chinese author group sues Apple

A group of Chinese authors are suing Apple for £2.3m over allegedly pirated titles being published in the App Store. | BBC World – 2012-03-19

12 Chinese authors file suit against Apple

A group of Chinese writers charge that Apple is selling unlicensed copies of their works. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-03-20

"The Little Red Guard": inside a Chinese family

Wenguang Huang's memoir about his childhood in Mao's China tells a universal story of the bonds of love – and the pangs of regret – which can shape a family. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-04-26

Chinese dissident author wins German book prize

Chinese dissident author Liao Yiwu Thursday won the annual German Book Trade Peace Prize, earning praise for his portrayal of what the judges called "the outcasts of modern China." | Hindustan Times – 2012-06-21

Media Decoder Blog: Blind Chinese Rights Activist Is Writing a Memoir

Chen Guangcheng, whose nighttime escape and conflict with the Chinese government led to a diplomatic crisis for the United States last spring, is writing a memoir to be published next year. | The New York Times – 2012-07-18

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng will release memoir

The lawyer, who now attends the New York University School of Law, will release a memoir in fall 2013. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-07-19

Macmillan and 21st Century in Chinese joint venture

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Chinese authorities ask booksellers to ban Japanese works

The government is also pressuring Chinese publishers to stop translating and publishing Japanese content as tension increases between the two countries. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-09-26

Anne of Green Gables makes Chinese influential novel list

Anne of Green Gables is one of the 50 most influential novels in China this year, according to the country's national publishers association. | CBC – 2012-12-20

Why the West Fails to Understand Chinese Literature

The West, argues Duncan Jepson, will continue to fail to understand China, its people, and its literature so long as it projects its own values onto the nation. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-03

NY Times: The Chinese hacked us!

The Gray Lady said Chinese hackers broke into its systems repeatedly over the last 4 months as the company published an expose on Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao. | GigaOM – 2013-01-31

Apple docked $118,000 by Chinese court for violating authors' copyrights

Apple will have to pay three Chinese authors a total of $118,000 for stocking their books in its App Store without a proper say-so, according to China Daily. A court ruled that it was Apple's job to... | Engadget – 2013-04-25

Survey Says Chinese Youth Unsatisfied with Online Literature

Internet literature may be booming in China, but a recent survey reports that a majority of readers have been disappointed and unsatisfied with the quality of the books. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-12

Chinese Nobel author trades pen for brush

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Chinese E-publishing Platform Shanda Cloudary Takes in $110m Investment

Goldman Sachs and Singapore's Temasek have invested $110 million in Shanda Cloudary, China's leading digital publishing platform, now valued at $600 million. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-10

Elle rolls out Chinese shopping guide

Hearst Magazines UK has published a shopping guide in Mandarin Chinese, which is being handed out with 10,000 copies of the latest Elle Collections luxury fashion biannual. | Media Week – 2013-07-26

Mitchell in Chinese translation competition

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HTC executives steal trade secrets for Chinese city government: report

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S&S to Distribute Chinese Language Ebooks from Yilin Press

Simon & Schuster will distribute Yilin Press ebooks to Chinese readers around the world. The distribution agreement was signed at the Frankfurt Book Fair. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-11

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Nokia leaks Lumia 1520 details on Chinese online store: 20MP PureView camera, Snapdragon 800 processor

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Would You Change Your Book to Appease Chinese Censors?

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Chinese journalist 'confesses' to publishing false reports for money

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'ABCDEFG,' The Insane Follow-Up Song To 'Chinese Food,' Is New Levels of WTF

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Why You Can't Talk About "Hair Bacon" (And Lots Of Other Things) On Chinese Social Media

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New York Times CEO says Chinese language site under review

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Penguin China’s Jo Lusby on Chinese-English Translation

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Washington Post reports servers attacked, suspects Chinese hackers

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A Chinese Publisher in New York

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How Reader's Digest became a Chinese stooge

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