Pei Li

China regulator approves 95 new video games, including titles from Tencent, NetEase

Without approval, companies cannot monetise games in China, such as through in-game purchases.


Chinese regulator halts new game applications to clear backlog

Gaming firms such as Tencent – China’s most valuable listed company – were able to continue filing applications, building up a backlog.


Alibaba said to be behind hit Chinese communist party app

The app was developed by a largely unknown special projects team at Alibaba known as the “Y Projects Business Unit.”


China approves Tencent’s mobile games launch, but longer wait for blockbusters

Authorities stopped approving the release of new titles from March last year amid regulatory overhaul triggered by growing concern about violent content and game addiction.


China approves third batch of video games, Tencent, NetEase still absent

The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television approved 93 games in its third list since December.


Fresh after raising $200m, GIC-backed Luckin Coffee aims to overtake Starbucks in China

Luckin, backed by GIC and CICC, gained a valuation of $2.2 billion after raising $200 million in a funding round last month.


Bike-sharing firm Ofo’s dramatic fall a warning to China’s tech investors

Ofo’s plight is a warning for China’s tech investors, who have plowed tens of billions of dollars into bike sharing, ride hailing and food delivery.


China sets up online games review panel, raises hopes of resuming approvals

China, the world’s biggest gaming market, stopped approving new titles from March amid a regulatory overhaul triggered by growing criticism of video games for being violent and leading to myopia as well as addiction among young users.


As trading debut looms, China’s Meituan locked in battle of super-apps

The delivery platform is squaring off with Alibaba-backed rivals Alipay, Ele.me and Koubei as well as Tencent’s own WeChat.


Chinese online grocer Dada-JD Daojia raises $500m from Walmart, JD.com

The company comprises of two businesses and is partly owned by JD.com.