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Gmail falls over after hitting 'Great Firewall of China' – report

Robert Helpmann??
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Gained something in translation?

"China has consistently had a welcoming and supportive attitude towards foreign investors doing legitimate business here," she said. "We will, as always, provide an open, transparent and good environment for foreign companies in China."

I don't think this was intended to be funny, but it really was. Still, I wouldn't want to play Poker with someone that could come off with a line like this and keep a straight face.

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