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CHINA VOICES | Can VIPKID make a profit?

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E-commerce in 2019: Year of the livestreamer

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EV, golf cart, sanlunche, LSEV, tuktuk, mobility

INSIGHTS | We’ve seen the future of mobility. It’s golf carts.

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VOD outlook: China streaming or China dreaming?

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SILICON | Can China make chips?

A scene from TSMC's 8-inch wafer lab. (Image credit:Taiwan Semiconductor…


JD, Jingdong, new retail, automated convenience store, robots, ecommerce

CHINA VOICES | JD's vision of the future

Entrance to a JD unmanned convenience store (Image credit: Michael Norris) This…


INSIGHTS | Will co-working survive WeWork?

(Image credit: TechNode/Jiayi Shi) This article was co-authored by Emma Lee.…


Ali earnings: E-commerce is the crown jewel, but services need polish

Daniel Zhang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alibaba, delivers a…


CHINA VOICES | Nobody wins a rat race

Students prepare for finals at the Guizhou Normal University library. (Image…


INSIGHTS | Shenzhen: Built on factories but not a factory town

Tencent’s ultra-modern headquarters, seen Nov 12, 2019, looms over Shenzhen’s…