Lhamo Tsering is a young Tibetan woman who lives in a village with her family in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Dechen. In 2003 I did anthropological research for my master’s thesis and Lhamo and her family graciously offered me to live with them. I stayed with them for seven months.
Most village houses have electricity for lighting, but…
Xinhua [official Chinese news service] reports: Tsinghua Tongfang Co Ltd, in partnership with microprocessor supplier
AMD, will sell PCs to Internet cafes in China. There are roughly
113,800 such hotspots around the country…Tongfang said the Internet cafe’s PC market size in China is between 6
million and 10 million units, and these PCs are upgraded every 18
China Tech News notes that Shenzhen is one of the cities officially allowed to ramp up Internet cafe development.
According to a representative from
the Shenzhen Municipal Cultural Bureau, Shenzhen has been listed as one
of the nine trial cities in China to set up Internet cafe long-term
management mechanisms and been approved to develop…