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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

Electric vehicles in China speed up again

Despite the cut in state subsidies, electric car manufacturers have sped up their production to maintain customers' interest and to compete with outsiders.
March 08, 2019

Baidu doubles down on smart lock maker

Yunding Technology completed its second fundraising this year with Baidu among the investors as the battle for the Internet-of-Things (IoT) continues to heat up.
December 18, 2018

Battle of the bands to defeat Tencent

Two Chinese internet giants have joined forces to support independent musicians and to face Tencent, the superpower in online music streaming.
November 13, 2018