China steps up censorship on booming short video industryChina steps up censorship on booming short video industryShort video platforms which stormed into China's internet over the past two years will be subjected to stricter censorship and potentially higher costs after authorities introduced new regulations ranging from barring defaming the Communist Party leaders to sexual moaning.

Beijing turns to facial recognition to combat public housing abusesBeijing turns to facial recognition to combat public housing abusesBeijing is speeding up the adoption of facial recognition-enabled smart locks in its public housing programmes as part of efforts to clam…

Chinese movie castigating suppressive parenting resonates with young netizensChinese movie castigating suppressive parenting resonates with young netizensChinese film Einstein and Einstein depicting suppressive ‘tiger parenting’ finally hit the country’s big screen after being shelved fo…

Gaming stocks surge after Beijing resumes video game approvals after 9-month freezeGaming stocks surge after Beijing resumes video game approvals after 9-month freezeChinese gaming companies’ nightmare is apparently coming to an end after Beijing said that it would resume approvals for new video games…

Imprisonment of Chinese gay-porn writer prompts outcry against outdated judicial interpretationImprisonment of Chinese gay-porn writer prompts outcry against outdated judicial interpretationA Chinese gay-porn writer was sentenced to 10 years in jail by a court in Wuhu, East China’s Anhui province, which has instantly provoke…

Liu Qiangdong freed from felony rape charges in US but company faces challenges aheadLiu Qiangdong freed from felony rape charges in US but company faces challenges aheadThe year 2018 has been nightmarish for JD.com, China's second largest on-line shopping site following Alibaba, as well as its 45-year-old…

China releases nationwide ‘negative list’ in show of openness, but will it make any difference?China releases nationwide ‘negative list’ in show of openness, but will it make any difference?Beijing on Tuesday sought to demonstrate its willingness to open up its markets with the publication of its first unified “negative list…