Stories by China Computerworld staff

China's Legend cuts 5 pct of its workforce

BEIJING (03/16/2004) - Legend Group Ltd., China's largest PC maker, announced Monday plans to lay off about 5 percent of its workforce as part of a broader restructuring plan revealed last month.

Multinationals reshuffle their Chinese operations

BEIJING (03/03/2004) - On Feb. 18, NEC Corp. announced plans to reorganize its Chinese operations into two companies focused on sales and service for IT and communications products. Set for completion in July, the reorganization of NEC's Chinese subsidiaries is the most significant reshuffling undertaken by NEC during its 30 years of doing business in China.

China to boost rural telephone coverage

BEIJING (03/03/2004) - China's Ministry of Information Industry (MII) earlier this year launched the Rural Communications Universal Services initiative, an effort to increase the availability of telephone services in rural China by combining the resources of the country's six telecommunications operators: China Telecommunications Corp. (China Telecom), China Netcom Corp., China Mobile Communications Corp., China United Telecommunications Corp. (China Unicom), China Satellite Communications Corp. (China Satcom), and China Railway Communications Co. Ltd. (China Railcom).