State Media Welcomes Google Back to China But Said It Must Observe Law
By Michelle Guanzon, August 10, 2018 00:08 AM
People's Daily, China's state media, posted on Monday, August 6, a commentary on its Facebook and Twitter accounts welcoming the US internet giant Google back to the mainland China but stipulated that it should comply with local laws.
People's Daily said that Google's decision to exit the Chinese market was a "huge blunder which resulted in the company missing golden chances in the mainland's internet development" and added that"Google is welcome to return to the mainland, but it's a prerequisite that it must comply with the requirements of the law".
Recently, Google has been reported to be working on a filtered search engine in China after eight years of its absence from the country. Although Chines regulators will still need to approve it, Google is reportedly gearing up for its China comeback as per South China Morning Post.
It can be recalled that Google left China's market in 2010, closing down its search engine, Google Maps and Gmail when the company said that some Chinese human-rights activists experienced cyberattack and were hacked.
"During Google's absence over the past eight years, the internet landscape in the mainland has changed rapidly and the number of mobile internet users has more than doubled, increasing from 303 million in 2010 to 753 million today," a commentary stated.
However, Chinese media outlets have quoted regulators saying that officials have denied the possibility of Google's core search engine business in China.
More from CCD
[Village Chronicle] Abandoning Superstition, Witchcraft: Why My Third Uncle Suddenly Gave up Pretending To Be Possessed ?
How a rural Chinese man lost his faith in superstiton and witchcraft.
On March 13, 2019, the South Korean Consul Baek Jae Yeon in Shanghai visited the Shanghai Christian Council & Municipal Three-Self Association.
On March 9, 2019, in Anqing, Anhui Province, believers from the city and Haikou county led by Pastor Zheng Yuguo, members of the Timothy fellowships, and volunteers visited Anqing's Zhengsheng Love and Care Service Centre to plant trees.
Chinese Pastors, Believers Mourn Death of Former Foreign Teacher of China’s National Theological Seminary
Recently several Chinese pastors and believers expressed their sorrow for a former foreign teacher of China's national theological seminary who died at the age of 79.
The visitation team including Lee Taeho, second Korean vice minister of foreign affairs, visited
Editor's Notes: On November 8, 2017, a 100-year celebration was held at the Manyun Christian Church in Jinghong City, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province. For commemorating the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the Gospel for this locality. A few days ago, the Manyun Christian Church published an article about the history and status quo of the church.
In this era of continuous development and progress in society, leprosy has become history. Only a few people know the existence of leprosy patients and occasionally visit them.
On February 22, 2019, local government officials of Nanjing came to investigate the publication of Nanjing Mochou Lu Church.
A Chinese translation version of "the best biography of Samuel Pollard" was published.
Dalian, located in the southernmost part of Northeast China, witnessed the complex situation in Northeast Asia spanning/from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.