Celia Chen

Celia Chen is a tech reporter for the Post, covering news on China's tech companies, such as Tencent, JD.com and Foxconn. She also writes news about start-ups and analysis of China's tech world. Prior to joining the Post, she worked for China Daily after graduating from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Celia Chen
Celia Chen is a tech reporter for the Post, covering news on China's tech companies, such as Tencent, JD.com and Foxconn. She also writes news about start-ups and analysis of China's tech world. Prior to joining the Post, she worked for China Daily after graduating from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Latest from Celia Chen

Market for bogus WeChat accounts still alive and well despite crackdown on illegal practice
China’s Greater Bay Area still has hurdles to clear if it wants to be a tech challenger to Silicon Valley

China’s ‘Greater Bay Area’ plan aims to erase barriers between cities in the region in terms of policy, financing, logistics and talent.

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China’s Greater Bay Area still has hurdles to clear if it wants to be a tech challenger to Silicon Valley

China’s ‘Greater Bay Area’ plan aims to erase barriers between cities in the region in terms of policy, financing, logistics and talent.

JD Finance apologises for potential user privacy infringement after customer screenshots stored online
Chinese surveillance camera supplier Hikvision posts slowest profit growth in a decade
Would you wait in line for more than 12 hours to get a red packet from Pony Ma? One Tencent employee did

Long line of employees started forming on Monday evening to get a red packet from Tencent’s senior management.

13 Feb 2019 - 8:31AM
Would you wait in line for more than 12 hours to get a red packet from Pony Ma? One Tencent employee did

Long line of employees started forming on Monday evening to get a red packet from Tencent’s senior management.

Why is JD.com spending US$400 million to buy this hotel in Beijing?

The five-star Jade Palace Hotel is located near Beijing’s technology hub, Zhongguancun.

12 Feb 2019 - 8:02AM
Why is JD.com spending US$400 million to buy this hotel in Beijing?

The five-star Jade Palace Hotel is located near Beijing’s technology hub, Zhongguancun.

How DJI went from university dorm project to world’s biggest drone company

The Shenzhen-based company generated sales of US$2.7 billion in 2017, an 80 per cent jump from the year before.

5 Feb 2019 - 1:00PM
How DJI went from university dorm project to world’s biggest drone company

The Shenzhen-based company generated sales of US$2.7 billion in 2017, an 80 per cent jump from the year before.

China's DJI turns its eye to enterprise uses like agriculture after conquering global commercial drone market

The industrial segment accounts for more than half of the global US$9 billion drone market

28 Jan 2019 - 9:15PM
China's DJI turns its eye to enterprise uses like agriculture after conquering global commercial drone market

The industrial segment accounts for more than half of the global US$9 billion drone market

Job-hopping days are over in China’s tech sector as start-ups feel chill winds of slowing economy

The number of venture capital deals in China dropped 25 per cent year on year to 713 in the fourth quarter.

24 Jan 2019 - 6:48PM
Job-hopping days are over in China’s tech sector as start-ups feel chill winds of slowing economy

The number of venture capital deals in China dropped 25 per cent year on year to 713 in the fourth quarter.

South Korean smart solutions firm BIStel says Made in China 2025 upgrading is why it plans to invest more
Tencent plugs holes, and boosts profits, with 163 new investments
Chinese tech unicorn ByteDance launches new social app to rival WeChat

New video-based social messaging app Duoshan lets users send text messages and stickers, as well as share images and videos

15 Jan 2019 - 10:44PM
Chinese tech unicorn ByteDance launches new social app to rival WeChat

New video-based social messaging app Duoshan lets users send text messages and stickers, as well as share images and videos

WeChat head Allen Zhang enjoys rock star fandom but all eyes are on next act for China’s everyday app

WeChat is at a significant crossroads as Tencent seeks to move focus to industrial internet.

11 Jan 2019 - 5:11PM
WeChat head Allen Zhang enjoys rock star fandom but all eyes are on next act for China’s everyday app

WeChat is at a significant crossroads as Tencent seeks to move focus to industrial internet.

Tencent takes big step to free WeChat from smartphones as battle shifts to business customers and self-driving cars

Tencent introduces Siri-like voice assistant called Xiaowei at WeChat conference in Guangzhou.

9 Jan 2019 - 11:05PM
Tencent takes big step to free WeChat from smartphones as battle shifts to business customers and self-driving cars

Tencent introduces Siri-like voice assistant called Xiaowei at WeChat conference in Guangzhou.

Chinese authorities shut education app and issue fines as part of ongoing ‘clean up’ of vulgar and pornographic content

China’s online education market is forecast to grow 20 per cent annually, reaching US$41 billion in 2019.

9 Jan 2019 - 11:07PM
Chinese authorities shut education app and issue fines as part of ongoing ‘clean up’ of vulgar and pornographic content

China’s online education market is forecast to grow 20 per cent annually, reaching US$41 billion in 2019.

Education authorities must use ‘visible hand’ to block ‘harmful’ apps from Chinese schools, says People’s Daily

China’s Education Ministry issued a notice on December 28 banning harmful apps from primary and secondary schools

8 Jan 2019 - 10:34PM
Education authorities must use ‘visible hand’ to block ‘harmful’ apps from Chinese schools, says People’s Daily

China’s Education Ministry issued a notice on December 28 banning harmful apps from primary and secondary schools

Chinese VPN user fined for accessing overseas websites as part of Beijing’s ongoing ‘clean up’ of internet

China blocks access to 135 out of 1,000 of the world’s top websites, including Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

7 Jan 2019 - 7:16PM
Chinese VPN user fined for accessing overseas websites as part of Beijing’s ongoing ‘clean up’ of internet

China blocks access to 135 out of 1,000 of the world’s top websites, including Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

2019 China tech look ahead: trade war likely to cast a shadow as AI, e-commerce, smartphone progress continues

China and the US remain on a collision course over global leadership in hi-tech innovation.

7 Jan 2019 - 3:45PM
2019 China tech look ahead: trade war likely to cast a shadow as AI, e-commerce, smartphone progress continues

China and the US remain on a collision course over global leadership in hi-tech innovation.

JD.com restructures amid rising competition, slower growth and investor concerns

The overhaul will divide JD Mall, the e-commerce company’s main revenue driver, into three segments

26 Dec 2018 - 8:23PM
JD.com restructures amid rising competition, slower growth and investor concerns

The overhaul will divide JD Mall, the e-commerce company’s main revenue driver, into three segments

JD.com CEO Richard Liu cleared in US but Chinese e-commerce giant still faces challenges ahead
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