Apple 'pulls 60 VPNs from China App Store'

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The creators of several Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have criticised Apple’s decision to remove their products from its App Store in China. The BBC understands that as many as 60... Read More

Is WhatsApp being censored in China?

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Users of the encrypted messaging service WhatsApp have reported disruptions in China, prompting censorship claims. Many reported that voice messaging and pictures wouldn’t send without a virtual private network (VPN)... Read More

Pirates sign 18-year-old pitcher from China

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PITTSBURGH — The Pirates on Tuesday signed right-hander Hai-Cheng Gong, an 18-year-old from Shanghai. Gong is the second graduate, and first pitcher, to sign with a Major League team out... Read More

China to launch Wikipedia rival in 2018

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China is to launch an online version of its national encyclopaedia next year, to compete with Wikipedia. Officials said more than 20,000 people had been hired to work on the... Read More