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NetEase to focus on games business

After selling its e-commerce platform, and attracting capital for music streaming and online education, NetEase is trying to show the world that it is focused on its game business.
September 15, 2019

China’s sports broadcasting rivalry heats up

Alibaba and Tencent are making huge bets on China’s sports broadcasting industry that was once dominated by LeEco and Sina. But they are unlikely to be profitable in the short term.
July 29, 2019

China's VIE structure has just become less risky

The vaguer terms of China's new foreign investment law has made it less likely that VIE-structured companies will be regulated by the government - a relief to Alibaba and Tencent.
July 22, 2019

Mobile payments: local business for local people

MoMo’s chairman explains why Vietnam’s first national champion could be a fintech player as countries wake up to the implications of letting foreign companies take strategic stakes in their leading e-payment providers.
May 06, 2019