Briefing: Wenzhou Didi driver sentenced to death for passenger's murder

China sentences to death driver who killed passenger of ride-hailing firm Didi - Reuters What happened: A Chinese court…


Briefing: Ride-hailing giant Didi ponders layoffs

Didi Chuxing Mulls Layoffs - The Information (paywalled) What happened: Chinese ride-hailing company Didi is reportedly…


Briefing: Didi and BAIC set up joint venture to work on electric vehicles

China's Didi, BAIC set up joint venture to work on NEV projects - Reuters What happened: Chinese ride-hailing giant…


Briefing: Alibaba opens hotel to show off its AI and robots

Alibaba Opens Hotel to Showcase New Tech - Yicai Global What happened: Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has opened a…


Microsoft's search engine Bing again accessible in China

(Image credit: BigStock/sharafmaksumov) Microsoft's search engine Bing is once again accessible in China following an…


Briefing: Chinese university fires scientist who modified baby genes

Researcher who created gene-edited babies has been fired - New Scientist What happened: The Southern University of…


Briefing: Pinduoduo reports theft of online discount vouchers

China’s Pinduoduo Reports Theft Worth Millions of Yuan - Caixin Global What happened: Hackers have exploited a loophole…


Briefing: Alibaba cuts travel spending, postpones hiring as economy slows

Alibaba to Postpone Some Hiring and Cut Travel Spending - Bloomberg What happened: Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has…


NetEase to limit the amount of time China's youth spend gaming

NetEase flagship game Nishuihan. (Image credit: NetEase Gaming) Chinese giant NetEase Games has for the first time…


Briefing: Evergrande Health acquires majority stake in electric car maker NEVS

Evergrande Health pays US$930 million to buy control of carmaker in its foray into mass production of electric vehicles…