The Editors suggest checking out the following links:
Times Online: Tony Parsons’ great leap forward – Parsons has just written a book set in Shanghai. A profile with some bits on China.
China Beat: Prejudice Made Plausible? Foreign criticism and Chinese sensitivity – “The idea that the nation’s interests exist independent of the state and party is, for most people, inconceivable.”
Virtual China: China’s first Apple store in time for the Olympics – Apple store in Beijing?
China Web 2.0 Review: The Secrets of Baidu’s Investment – Baidu buys Maxthon, says Sohu IT
AP: Pakistan causes worldwide YouTube outage – A government attempt at censorship caused a global YouTube outage. What’s preventing China from triggering the same?