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China, Technology & the Environment: Emissions goal “will cost China $30b”

Researchers have been busy calculating what China’s carbon emissions target announced last year will mean for the average family […]

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China, Technology & the Environment: emission target costs money, triggers lifestyle changes

China’s announced target to cut carbon intensity would cost the country 30 billion U.S. dollars each year during the next decade, a report carried by China Daily said […]

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Living in China: Report Shows Severity of Pollution

China’s government unveiled its most detailed survey ever of the pollution plaguing the country, revealing that water pollution in 2007 was more than twice as severe as official figures that had long omitted agricultural waste […]

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China Information Technology Software

Internet in China: Timeline of the Pre-Installed Internet Filter required for All New Computers

China announced recently it would have all new computers in China pre-installed with a filter software, in a bid to “protect minors” from “unhealthy information” from the Internet. All computers produced or sold in China after July 1 would be installed with such software, said the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MITT). Check a round up of news about the Green Dam internet filter (and how conflicting the information is, depending if the source is Chinese or from abroad):

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Intellectual Property: Copyright challenges are “being addressed” by China

The world’s largest online community is grappling with challenges it faces in protecting intellectual property rights (IPR), says an expert. The US Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus on held recently listed China as one of the world’s five-worst offenders in violating copyright […]

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China Economics Innovation

China to Implement Intellectual Property Strategy

A symposium on implementing Intellectual Property Strategy Higher Education in China has just concluded at Renmin University on October 22. The forum aimed to further implement intellectual property strategies and develop an innovative economy, as well as providing an overview of the intellectual property education system. Binying Wang, assistant director-general of the World Intellectual Property Organization ( WIPO ) explained the importance of the forum…

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China Needs More Intellectual Property Rights Experts

China is facing a damaging shortfall in the numbers of professionals working in the field of intellectual property rights, leading academics claim: a Forum on Intellectual Property Rights(IPR) in Higher Education heard that China will need the skills of between 55,000 and 60,000 experts in the field by 2010. The claim came from Professor Zheng Shengli, dean of the IPR School at Peking University, in his latest research on the IPR profession…