China Economics

Education in China: Village students often ‘forgotten’

Children from remote mountain villages in Chongqing municipality struggle against the cold weather during long walks to get to school – proof of their desire to go to school and learn […]

China Information Technology

Internet in China: super-fast connections in Shanghai by 2009

Internet 50 or 100 times faster than current speeds will be available in Shanghai in 2009 and cover 10 million families nationwide by 2010, government officials said recently. The technology, called 3TNET, will be available in the Yangtze River Delta region soon. Previously, thousands of families tested it in Shanghai’s Changning District and Pudong New Area, said the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and the local government […]