Shanghai

Qualcomm-NXP deal still waiting for China nod – sources

BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China is yet to approve U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc's proposed US$44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors, three people close to the talks said, dismissing an earlier media report that said Beijing had already greenlit the deal. Chinese clearance would remove a long-running ....

Minitrue: Delete News on Truck Drivers’ Strike

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. All websites in all regions, immediately delete upon discovery all news on multi-province freight truck ...

MERICS Interview: Documenting China’s Influence in Europe

The Chinese government’s growing influence over Europe is beginning to receive closer scrutiny, thanks in large part to the work of researchers such as those at the Mercator Institute for Chinese Studies (MERICS) in Berlin and the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi). MERICS and GPPi jointly wrot...

Minitrue: WeChat Group Controls for Qingdao Summit

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. Friendly reminder: with the opening of the Qingdao summit, backend inspection and control of WeChat ha...