Ant Financial's 'mutual aid' healthcare platform drew 50 million users since Oct

Ant Financial’s online healthcare platform Xiang Hu Bao has reached 50 million users since its launch in October. The…


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China's proposed cryptocurrency mining ban is unrealistic and reaction overblown

On Monday, China’s state planning body, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), said it was seeking…


Briefing: PewDiePie to stream exclusively on decentralized platform DLive

PewDiePie Picks DLive as Exclusive Live-Streaming Platform, Will Donate Up to $50,000 to Other Creators - Variety What…


Briefing: Chinese regulators aim to phase out crypto mining

China says it wants to eliminate bitcoin mining - Reuters  What happened: China’s National Development and Reform…


Briefing: China to become world’s largest cloud market by 2023, says IDC

中国将于2023年成为全球最大的私有云IT基础架构市场 - IDC China What happened: China’s spending on public and private cloud is increasing at a…


Chinese-led blockchain startup wants to fix privacy issues, only not in China

(Image credit: TOP Network) Messaging apps have made the communication between people effortless. Yet, as users, we…


Briefing: Investors gather to protest losses after P2P lender Tuandai collapses

Chinese city calls in riot police as angry investors protest outside P2P lender’s headquarters - South China Morning…


Briefing: Regulators to pilot P2P lender registration program in back half of 2019

Exclusive: P2P Registration System May Roll Out in Second Half - Caixin What happened: China is expected to start…


Briefing: Alipay expands facial recognition payment to Hong Kong

支付寶刷臉支付進軍香港機場免稅店 成中國境外首家 – HK01.com What happened: Chinese visitors can now use Alipay's self-service facial…


Briefing: Shanghai regulators to introduce stricter P2P lending rules

网贷监管又有了新信号! 上海要求行业余额和数量削掉半壁江山 - 21jingji.com What happened: Regulators in Shanghai may force the peer-to-peer (P2P)…