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US travel giant Priceline invests $500 million into China’s Ctrip for up to 10% stake

US travel booking giant Priceline (NASDAQ:PCLN) announced last night it will invest US$500 million into China’s leading travel booking website, Ctrip …

How WeChat is shaking up the shopping experience in China

We’ve written a lot about WeChat’s stickers and gaming and other social features; but one thing often overlooked is how the popular messaging app is …

eCommerce

China probes foreign baby milk firms for price fixing

<b>China's top economic planning body has launched a probe into alleged price fixing by some foreign manufacturers of infant milk formula.</b><p>The National Development and Reform Commission said it was investigating several foreign firms for possible anti-trust violations.<p>The foreign manufacturers say they …

China

New Oriental Agent Scam Uncovered in Beijing By China Foreign Teachers Union

<b>CFTU Exposes More Employment Agent Fraud In Beijing</b><b></b><br> <br>Meet “David Wu” who three months ago was “David Chen” who six months ago was “David Wei”. What …

Scoppia sul web la guerra freddissima tra Usa e Cina

L’Amministrazione americana già da qualche anno mantiene un atteggiamento “equilibrato” nei confronti della Cina. Da una parte riconosce a quella che …

China's state media praises online exposes

Chinese state media has praised the power of the internet after an investigation was launched into a high-level state planner following an online expose, making him the most senior official to be toppled by social media.<p>Liu Tienan, deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission, …

Thousands protest oil refinery plans in China

About 2,500 people have taken to the streets to protest against plans for a new oil refinery on the outskirts of the southern Chinese city of Kunming.<p>Government officials said earlier in the week that the project, being built by the powerful state company PetroChina, would meet environmental …

Telegraph World News on Twitter: "China's People's Daily newspaper mocked over new phallus-shaped HQ http://t.co/kY6ys7MxPS http://t.co/9M8FNHqj8u"

China and Their Love Affair With European Footballers on Weibo

Mailman Group has come back with another infographic about how popular European footballers are on Twitter-esque services Sina Weibo and Tencent …

Soccer

China Telecom Lowers International Roaming Fees

China has been on an official holiday for the past three days, and there hasn’t been a lot of tech news emerging. But China Telecom has taken …

China

Chinese E-Commerce Startup Hashiji Makes Me Want to Buy Something

New e-commerce startups in China are a dime a dozen, so when I come across one it must offer something new and different (at least to me) to catch my …

eCommerce

Yongche: Car Rental Startup Gets Massive Funding Round for New Taxi Finding App

Beijing-based car rental startup Yongche has been diversifying recently, launching a taxi finding app in the form of “<p>DaChe Xiaomi”. Investors seem …

Weibo

China Takes Down Two Major Movie Piracy Websites, Makes Arrests

Chinese authorities have shut down two notorious movie pirating websites today in a strengthening clampdown on both online and offline piracy. …

Internet

Qihoo Loses 2nd Lawsuit This Week, To Search Engine Rival Baidu

Chinese web company Qihoo has lost its second lawsuit and legal tussle this week. This time, Qihoo (NYSE:QIHU) was up against search engine rival …

Baidu

5 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week (Apr 27 2013)

Oh hi, I didn’t see you there! I’m Charlie Custer, and on today’s episode of China This Week, we’re going to be looking at some tech stories from …

China

Apple: "Best Quarter Ever" in China with $8.8 Billion Revenue

“We had our best quarter ever in China,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier today. In its post-earnings conference call for Q2 of fiscal 2013, Cook …

China

Renren Fighting Back Against WeChat With New Messaging App

Once hailed as “China’s Facebook”, Renren (NYSE:RENN) has had a rough few years. First overtaken by microblogging (with new rivals Sina Weibo and …

Apps

Alibaba Works w/ Chinese Government to Bring Down Piracy in China

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba is working with five Chinese government agencies to fight piracy in China. Founder and chairman Jack Ma was on hand …

China