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2018/07/10 | Global Voices
Is Your Phone Spying on You? Inside Chinese Camera Backdoors
Chinese internet giant Tencent was quick to defend a 'feature' in which a smartphone camera self-activates when messaging apps are opened, leaving the country's mobile users worried.
2018/06/08 | AsiaGlobal Online
Forget Belt and Road, China's Economic Future Is All About Silicon Valley
China's growth depends on new technologies not redirecting industrial overcapacity to western deserts.
2018/03/23 | The Conversation
China's 'New Retail' Breathes New Life into Physical Stores
China is streets ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to integrating online and offline retail.
2018/02/28 | Penny Lau
Tencent Takes on Staff-less Retail as Competition with Alibaba Hots up
Competition to lead in 'new retail' in China threatens to shape the shopping experience of the future.
2017/08/04 | Sun Jing
China’s ‘King of Games’ is Popular, But Not Good
By prioritizing profit over social responsibility, Tencent may have created the most widely-played video game ever.
2017/07/11 | Oiwan Lam
How China's Biggest Video Game Became the Target of the Chinese Communist Party
Chinese Communist Party media and commentators have objections to the game that go beyond its supposedly addictive nature. They are concerned about the game's storyline, which they say 'subverts Chinese history,' writes Oiwan Lam.
2017/06/06 | ZiQing Low
China Issues New Rules for What People Can and Can’t Say in Online TV, Movies
'Programs should promote the revolution, the advanced culture of socialism and patriotism as a core value, as well as praise the motherland and celebrate national heroes.'