China

An investigation spurred by an online post finds a Guangzhou official owning more houses than his income allows which resulted in his suspension and further investigation. In a statement Friday, the Communist Party of China (CPC) discipline inspection committee of Panyu, said it suspended Cai Bin, an official of Panyu district in Guangzhou, for falsely reporting... Read more »

October 13, 2012 at IST / Tech News.

New data estimates that Facebook has 63 million users in China and Twitter has 35 million — in spite of strict government bans and censorship on social media. Apparently, China’s “Great Firewall” is permeable. Social media use in the Far East country has reportedly skyrocketed over the last three years despite the government’s strict bans... Read more »

September 28, 2012 at IST / Social Media.