Canonical and China Announce Ubuntu Collaboration
First time accepted submitter GovCheese writes "Canonical, the software company that manages and funds Ubuntu, announced that the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology will base their national reference architecture for standard operating systems on Ubuntu, and they will call it Kylin. Arguably China is the largest desktop market and the announcement has important implications. Shuttleworth says, 'The release of Ubuntu Kylin brings the Chinese open source community into the global Ubuntu community.'"
Wu Led Village to Become China's Richest
Wu Renbao, who used "capitalism with Chinese characteristics" to turn a farm community into what is now known in China as the country's richest village, died of lung cancer.
Chinese Canadians, Sam Kee and the Shallowest Commercial Building
There are 43 heritage buildings in Vancouver’s Chinatown known as Historic Sites of Canada which are witness of the Chinese community's defiance to discrimination and its impact in the growth of British Columbia; the Sam Kee Building is one of them.
Chinese Groups Slowly Carve Out Space in Work Against H.I.V./AIDS
Community organizations are slowly facing less resistance from government officials as they offer services to H.I.V.-infected people, many in the gay community, who are often stigmatized.
Smaller U.S. Colleges Try to Crack Chinese Market
Community and faith-based colleges are looking abroad for students who can pay full tuition and diversify their campuses.