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Tencent stock slumps while regulators sit on approvals

There has been a sell off of Chinese tech and entertainment stocks, led by stock market darling Tencent, the…

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New list of video games banned from live-streaming, Tencent’s new game is spared

Video platforms are now banned from streaming more than 20 electronic…

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Why did Tencent just invest in a self-media account with a history of ‘article laundering’? [UPDATE]

It was reported last Thursday that Tencent led a $4.1 million (30 million RMB) investment in Chaping 差评, a…

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A fake post purportedly from Tencent’s CEO fooled everyone, including Tencent

A WeChat story criticizing tech giant Tencent for “losing its dream” went viral on social media in China over…

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Rampant sexist job ads in China ‘do not reflect our values,’ say apologetic tech companies

On April 23, Human Rights Watch released a bombshell report exposing widespread sexism in job ads from…

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Hole in the wall 2.0: How China’s food delivery industry is changing the restaurant business

Ever wonder why ordering takeout is so cheap in China? While Alibaba and Tencent jostle for dominance…

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Tencent’s biggest investor is a little-known South African media group

A little-known fact: Perhaps the best foreign investment in China…

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China’s central bank hits pause on Tencent Credit

A written agreement of some kind between the Vatican and…

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Tencent launches a social credit system similar to Alibaba’s

Tencent has released a new product, Tencent Credit (腾讯信用 téngxùn…

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Tencent buys stake in bricks-and-mortar supermarket chain

The South China Morning Post reports that internet giant Tencent has agreed to buy a 5 percent stake for…

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Tencent’s Pony Ma now richest man in Asia

Ma Huateng 马化腾, aka Pony Ma, is the lesser known of China’s two top entrepreneurs surnamed “Ma” — the…

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A former policeman makes millions from a gay dating app, and China seizes an American underwater drone

TODAY’S TOP STORIES An app for China’s pink economy The New York Times has published a profile of Ma…

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News roundup: Tencent sues China’s trademark authority

TODAY’S TOP STORIES Tencent sues Chinese authorities for denying a signature sound’s trademark Observers of intellectual property protection in China have long…

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New Alibaba Pictures CEO warns of ‘drastic changes’ in China’s film industry

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WeChat, China’s top messaging app, no longer tells users when it censors their messages

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