Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for greater cooperation among nations in developing and governing the internet, while reiterating the need to respect so-called “cyber sovereignty”.

Speaking at an internet conference in Wuzhen, in the eastern province of Zhejiang, Xi and propaganda chief Liu Yunshan signaled a willingness to step up China’s role in global internet governance, seeking to rectify “imbalances” in the way standards across cyberspace are set.

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China has punished more than one million officials for corruption over the past three years, the government says.

Another 409 people, said to be fugitives, have been detained overseas this year.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping said that the global economic economy remained treacherous as he attended a summit of BRICS leaders in India on Sunday.

“The global economy is still going through a treacherous recovery,” Xi said in a statement at the summit in the coastal state of Goa.

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China’s president has said the long-term prospects of the Brics countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – are still positive despite a precarious global economy.

President Xi Jinping said the Brics countries were among those currently enduring slower economic growth.
But he stressed that the potential and strength of the group was “unchanged”.

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China’s top internet regulator ordered major online companies including Sina Corp. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. to stop original news reporting, the latest effort by the government to tighten its grip over the country’s web and information industries.

The Cyberspace Administration of China imposed the ban on several major news portals, including Inc. and NetEase Inc., Chinese media reported in identically worded articles citing an unidentified official from the agency’s Beijing office. The companies have “seriously violated” internet regulations by carrying plenty of news content obtained through original reporting, causing “huge negative effects,” according to a report that appeared in The Paper on Sunday.

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