Briefing: US social media giants questioned by Congress over links to Chinese companies

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend Chinese partnerships to US Congress probe into foreign…


Briefing: More details on JD boss Liu's arrest emerge

Arrest details revealed: JD boss Liu was accused of first-degree rape, say US police, as charges are considered —SCMP…


Briefing: iQiyi files lawsuit against Bytedance over illegal streaming of hit show

China’s iQiyi seeks US$4.4 million in damages for unlicensed streaming of hit show about back-stabbing concubines -…


Blockchain could help China's push for decentralized energy

Large utility companies have long held a monopoly on electricity production. Since the late 1800s both state-owned and…


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Briefing: Alisports CEO says e-sports to become less violent in Olympic push

Esports: Move to less violent games for 2022 Asiad - Alisport CEO - Reuters What happened: Zhang Dazhong, CEO of…


Didi’s loss of trust has industry-wide consequences

The death of a 20-year-old woman who was raped and murdered while using ride-hailing firm Didi’s carpooling service…


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Briefing: ZTE expects third-quarter profit after devastating losses

China's ZTE sees third-quarter profit after first-half loss on U.S. supplier ban - Reuters What happened: Chinese…


Briefing: China's ban on cryptocurrency events extends to Guangzhou

China's ban on cryptocurrency promotional events now extends beyond the capital to Guangzhou - SCMP What happened:…


EV maker WM Motor's test vehicle spontaneously combusts

Chinese electric vehicle Weltmeister Motor (WM Motor, 威马汽车) had one of its EX5 test vehicles spontaneously combust at…


WeChat rival receives RMB 150 million funding but also criticism for racy content

WeChat's fast-rising rival Bullet Messenger (子弹短信) has received RMB 150 million ($22 million) in funding after its…