The rapid growth of social networks and e-commerce platforms has transformed the way people communicate and transact around the world. Integrating digital payments into these growing networks and platforms has presented vast opportunities to drive economic opportunity, financial inclusion, transparency, security, and growth. In practically all countries individuals, businesses, and policymakers are recognizing these opportunities […]
The Chinese government continued to increase its efforts to combat environmental violations in 2016 with a total number of 137.8 thousand cases investigated and fines totaled 6.633 billion yuan on 124.7 thousand cases, a record high according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection.
This research explores the digital adoptions among Chinese enterprises including internet usage, proportions of enterprises using trending technologies (mobile broadband, cloud computing, CRM, ERP), top channels for digital marketing and mobile marketing, and their expectations to solve problems.
The American election provided the world a sudden shake-up. And, as the dust settles, the fortitude of recently established global alliances and newly laid foundations for economic opportunities are emerging. Take China, for example.
China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”) starts tightening its control on internet access market from today till 31 March 2018. Setting-up or leasing VPN is not allowed unless approved by MIIT.
This is the part 1 of a series of posts that gives you insights on Chinese netizens behaviors from Sina Weibo. Part 2, Part 3, Part 4. Sina Weibo launched its 2013 Weibo User Development Report on December 6, based on massive Weibo user accounts information and consumption behavior to offer enterprises effective data support […]
Recently, Beijing police cracked down six Chinese online PR companies, which colluded with agents and web workers to delete online content illegally for cash. More than ten suspects were involved and arrested for the crime of illegal business operation, bribing non-government workers and non-government workers accepting bribes. 19 suspects had been approved to arrest, involving […]
I know there are a lot of things the Chinese government should do to improve; but the incidents in Huili county of Sichuan Province surprised me; twice. Huili is a small county in southwest Sichuan Province with less than half a million residents. Its website recently published a piece of news of three government officials […]
Here is a post on website visibility / accessibility in China that could benefit people who want to run a website in China. .CN Chinese Domain Registration If you want to register a China Country code top level domain (ccTLD), .CN for Chinese market, it requires the following documents:
When Sina claimed 50 million users on its microblogging platform, it was four months ago. Today, the number doubled to 100 million. As more and more businesses realize the power of engaging users on weibo, Chinese government authorities don’t want to fall behind. According to Sina, there are over 1,300 verified government related accounts, among […]
A recent survey by Nielsen and CEMAC (Chinese Economic Monitoring & Analysis Center) showed consumer confidence slowing among those in cities, but steadily increasing among consumers in rural villages, who have a greater willingness to spend compared to those in larger cities.
via FT.com, Foreigners would be banned from operating online gaming within China through wholly foreign-owned investments, joint ventures or any other forms of co-operation with local companies, the country’s publishing regulator said.
via NYTimes.com: News Web sites in China, complying with secret government orders, are requiring that new users log on under their true identities to post comments, a shift in policy that the country’s Internet users and media have fiercely opposed in the past.
via New America Media, Xinhua published an article titled “Ten Suggestions for Local Governments on How to Respond to Internet Opinion.” In a commanding tone, the article argued that local governments should release information early, “reporting facts fast, reporting causes with caution.” Crisis management is actually “crisis communication management,” it asserted. It cites that the […]
via WSJ, China plans to require that all personal computers sold in the country as of July 1 be shipped with software that blocks access to certain Web sites, a move that could give government censors unprecedented control over how Chinese users access the Internet.