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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Meets Propaganda Czar in China Charm Drive

By Matthew Miller and Paul Carsten BEIJING, March 20 – Facebook’s co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg met China’s propaganda tsar Liu Yunshan in Beijing on Saturday as part of a charm offensive in one of the few markets where the social network cannot be accessed. The rare meeting, reported by China’s state news agency Xinhua,

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China Passes Controversial Anti-Terrorism Law

BEIJING, Dec 27 – China’s parliament passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday that requires technology firms to hand over sensitive information such as encryption keys to the government and allows the military to venture overseas on counter-terror operations. Chinese officials say their country faces a growing threat from militants and separatists, especially in

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