The annual meetings of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the advisory Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) being held this week are most important for the windows they provide into the government’s economic targets and policy priorities in the coming year. But the so-called “two sessions” meetings also enable some top private enterprise executives who are […]
Major Chinese tech companies like Xiaomi and Baidu are increasing their offerings in fictional short video series, an area in which established short-video platforms Douyin and Kuaishou excel. These short dramas are typically low-budget, under 10 minutes per episode, made for verticle viewing and target mobile users. Many of these short video dramas are adapted […]
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James and Elliott are joined by Protocol’s Zeyi Yang, who shares his thoughts on Zhihu, the popular Chinese information-sharing platform that recently IPOed in New York.
In this episode, James and Elliott are once again joined by regular guest Michael Norris to discuss Kuaishou’s blockbuster IPO.
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Zhang will move to focus on long-term strategy and social responsibility of ByteDance. Co-founder Liang Rubo will take his place.