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Tepid IPO debut for Sina Weibo

Weibo (NASDAQ:WB), the microblogging service owned by Beijing-based Sina (SINA:NASDAQ), had a tepid

Australian broadcaster in landmark China deal

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Australia's national public broadcaster, has forged

First bitcoin ATM installed in China

The first bitcoin ATM has been installed in China despite caution from regulators about the use of

Q4 profits rise at Alibaba ahead of IPO

Alibaba Group reported strong fourth-quarter 2013 profit as China’s largest e-commerce company prep

Tencent sets up US$5 billion bond program

Tencent Holdings (0700.HKG) has launched a program to issue up to US$5 billion worth of bonds over

Alibaba to buy stake in video company for $1.05bn

An investment vehicle controlled by the founders of Alibaba Group Holding agreed to buy a 20% stake

Imax sells 20% stake in Chinese business to local investors

Imax (IMAX.NYSE) agreed to sell a 20% stake in its Chinese business to two local investors,

Weibo's US IPO to raise at least $340 mln

Sina Corporation's (SINA.NASDAQ) Weibo microblogging service will raise at least US$340 million in

Huawei earnings up 34% in 2013

Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies on Monday reported a 34% increase in

China condemns US for Huawei spying

Chinese defense ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng rebuked the US for allegedly spying on Huawei Tech

Tencent to buy stake in game company for $500mn

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings (0700.HKG) agreed to acquired a 28% stake in South Korea's

People's Bank to cap mobile payments

The People's Bank of China on Monday said that it would cap the amount of money that can be spent u

Tencent to buy into property services company

Tencent Holdings (0700.HKG) agreed to acquired a 15% stake in property services firm Leju Holdings

Huawei criticizes NSA for alleged spying

Huawei Technologies has condemned the US National Security Agency for reportedly spying on it, 

Feeding the new urban starving millions

Market roundup: March 21

China Mobile records first profit drop in 14 years

China Mobile’s (CHL.NYSE, 0941.HKG) first drop in annual profits in 14 years has prompted the compa

Alibaba invests in US messaging firm Tango

Alibaba acquired a stake in US mobile messaging app service Tango for US$215 million, ahead of the

Tencent sees slower profit growth

Tencent’s (0700.HK) profit growth bottomed out after heavy investments into WeChat and its e-commer

Twitter CEO plans first visit to China

Twitter (TWTR.NYSE) CEO Dick Costolo is scheduled to meet Shanghai government officials, academics

New law enacted to protect Chinese online shoppers

China put into effect a new law stipulating a seven-day refund period for online purchases on Satur

ChangYou launches $600m mobile games push

Chinese online games developer and operator ChangYou (CYOU.NASDAQ) plans to spend up to US$600 mill

Alibaba won't budge on partnership structure

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will not change its partnership structure in order to meet l

Alibaba to take control of ChinaVision

Alibaba Group Holding is set to take control of ChinaVision Media Group (1060.HKG) in a deal valued

Tencent buys into JD to compete against Alibaba

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings (0700.HKG) has agreed to buy a 15% stake in online retail p

Huayi Brothers plans to invest up to $150m in Studio 8

Bejing-based entertainment company Huayi Brothers Media (300027.SHE) plans to buy a US$120 million-

IBM workers in China protest Lenovo sale

More than 1,000 workers at an IBM (IBM.NYSE) factory in southern China have protested against a pro

Baidu outdoes itself once again

Market roundup: February 28

President Xi to head internet security body

Chinese President Xi Jinping will head a central government body for internet security,

China Unicom to spend $13bn on 4G this year

China Unicom (CHU.NYSE, 0762.HKG) said on Thursday that it plans capital expenditure of US$13 billi

Baidu tops fourth-quarter revenue estimates

Baidu (BIDU.NASDAQ), China's largest search engine by revenue, beat its own fourth-quarter revenue


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