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China launches the world’s first Tibetan-language search engine, which censors results on the Dalai Lama and ‘Tibetan tea’

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
he Yongzin search engine has a logo with a design and colors reminiscent of Google's, but a comparison of results returned for various search terms shows bigger differences.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.