China opens anti-trust investigation against Ericsson as 5G race heats up

(Image credit: Ericsson) The Chinese regulators have launched an anti-trust…


Briefing: China building SME credit database to open funding access

China to include businesses in credit score database plan - Financial Times…


Briefing: China requiring anti-addiction parental controls for all short video apps

短视频平台试点防沉迷系统:每天限40分钟 禁打赏 - Xinhua What happened: China’s internet watchdog will…


One of Lu Benwei’s old videos is seen on Weibo on April 12, 2019. Lu was banned from all video and live-streaming platforms after verbally insulting another content creator and causing a “very bad social influence” in 2017. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

The stars who vanished from China's live-streaming galaxy

One of Lu Benwei’s old videos on Weibo, accessed on April 12, 2019. Lu was…


Briefing: Regulators shut down 33,600 apps, target gaming and education

国家网信办持续推进APP乱象专项整治 关停清理违法APP3万余个 - Cyberspace Administration of China What…


Top watchdog censures China's biggest stock photo platform amid public outrage

First image of a black hole (Image credit: European Southern Observatory).…


A concierge collating documents at the Shanghai Stock Exchange located at the Lujiazui Financial District in Pudong, China on April 4, 2019. (Image Credit: TechNode/Eugene Tang)

Briefing: Unicorn startups go for Shanghai IPOs instead of Hong Kong

Shanghai Takes on Hong Kong in a Battle for Unicorn IPOs - Bloomberg What…


Briefing: US Senators criticize Microsoft for China AI research

Senior Republicans criticise Microsoft’s China work - Financial Times What…


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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…


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Briefing: Chinese surveillance cameras in UK parliament spark concerns

Cameras linked to Chinese government stir alarm in UK parliament - The…