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Tencent market cap closes in on Facebook

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings (0700.HKG) saw its market value top US$100 billion this wee

China Unicom takes 100,000 new iPhone orders

China Unicom (CHU.NYSE, 0762.HKG) announced that it has taken reservations for over 100,000 units o

China reins in popular microbloggers

The Chinese government is clamping down on prominent microbloggers who have been critical of the st

Is the new iPhone doomed on the mainland?

Apple in China

China’s smallest carriers get new iPhones

Apple (AAPL.NASDAQ) will supply its newest phones to China’s smallest mobile carriers,

Can Xiaomi use its homegrown strategy abroad?

Chinese smartphones

Why WeChat's state tie-up is an industry smiley face

Mobile internet

AMC relaunchs IPO plan

AMC Entertainment, the US movie theater chain

Xiaomi hires Google VP

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has hired a Google (GOOG.NASDAQ) vice president to develop its inte

Chinese craft to land on the moon by end of 2013

State media said China plans to land its first probe on the moon by the end of the year,

Baidu to take stake in group-buying site Nuomi

Chinese search giant Baidu (BIDU.NASDAQ) plans to buy a majority stake in domestic group-buying sit

With love, and a suitcase of cash, from Fiji

China market roundup: August 23

Chinese investor plans $500m digital media fund

Chinese media investor Bruno Wu is planning to raise US$500 million in private equity for internet

Alibaba discussing possible IPO ownership structure

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings is in talks with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to de

Ethiopia to launch $800m mobile project with ZTE

Ethiopia reached an US$800 million agreement with Chinese telecom giant ZTE (000063.SHE) on Sunday

China Mobile posts 1.5% rise in H1 profts

China Mobile (0941.HKG, CHL.NYSE) on Thursday said net earnings rose 1.5% in the first half from a

BMW the ultimate profit machine for Brilliance

China market roundup: August 16

Lenovo beats Q1 profit expectations

Chinese technology firm Lenovo's (0992.HKG) first-quarter profits surpassed analyst estimates by ma

Hollywood sees victory in China tax dispute

Hollywood studios have settled a tax dispute in China that has held up the payment of hundreds of m

China's telecos still have big questions about 4G

Mobile internet

Apple suppliers under investigation for pollution in China

Foxconn (2343.TPE) and UniMicron (3037.TPE), both Apple (AAPL.NYSE) suppliers with plants in the Ch

Apple and China Mobile heads hold talks

A meeting between the heads of Apple (AAPL.NYSE) and China Mobile (CHL.NYSE, 0941.HKG) may finally

Apple supplier accused of labor abuses

A workers-rights group has accused Apple (AAPL.NYSE) supplier Pegatron (4938.TPE) of labor abuses,

A Chinese summer blockbuster

Alibaba TV secures exclusive rights to the Bo Xilai showtrial

Alibaba unveils Smart TV system

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group unveiled a smart TV operating system and is working on a device to r

ZTE first half revenue falls

Chinese telecom equipment supplier ZTE’s (0763.HKG, 000063.SHE) first-half net profit rose 23% than

Good enough for government work

Giant abacuses, blowhards and disappointments – the state of China today

Talks on Chinese electronics tariffs hit roadblock

International talks to reduce tariffs on Chinese electronic goods reached an impasse after China su

China's telecoms to boost 4G network spending

China's three telecommunications network operators are primed to increase spending on wireless infr

Google China chief resigns

Google's greater China president has resigned, calling into question the firm’s future on the mainl


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