09 China search engine battle The global economic recession will not impede the growth of Chinese Internet users. This large e-commerce market has attract various search engines,such as Baidu and Google. Currently, Baidu has been challenged for its illegal links as well as transparency of their model. And Chinese government will take actions if Baidu does not change its business model. As a result, some companies are considering moving to Google. Therefore, a fierce battle will begin. 2009 will be an interesting year in China.