Asia Pacific Are Google and Gmail really the enemy of China?

First it's access to Facebook and Twitter – and now the world's largest e-mail service? The targeting of the ubiquitous Gmail service is part of a broader struggle to separate the Middle Kingdom from the modes and means of the West. 

By , Correspondent

Andy Wong/AP

China has cemented another brick into the Great Firewall of censorship that blocks its citizens’ access to large swaths of the Internet, sealing off Google’s Gmail service.