Doug Young

Doug Young

Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters writing about Chinese companies. He currently lives in Shanghai where he teaches financial journalism at Fudan University. He writes daily on his blog, Young’s China Business Blog (www.youngchinabiz.com), commenting on the latest developments at Chinese companies listed in the US, China and Hong Kong. He is also author of a new book about the media in China, “The Party Line: How the Media Dictates Public Opinion in Modern China.”

Latest from Doug Young

SOEs squash Ant Financial valuation
Red envelope wars in China, Xiaomi eyes US
BYD seeks jump-start with asset sale, finance JV
Lenovo watches Super Bowl, Weibo chastises WeChat
Lenovo adds Wandoujia app store to smartphone arsenal
Alibaba, Tencent draw praise and ire from controversy
Bank of China finds few bidders for Hong Kong's Nanyang unit
Huawei shows frustration, Xiaomi elation
Alibaba Yahoo dance set for new phase?
Is the Alibaba-Yahoo dance set for a new phase?
TCL's valuation envy, JD.com looks back on Dangdang
Weibo Talk: Xiaomi goes upscale; Sohu's Zhang deflects rumors
WEIBO TALK: Murdoch Back in China, Xiaomi's banner year
Troubled ZTE seeks transformation in 2015
Momo fingers NetEase, Xiaomi's copycat defense
Investors favour online travel with Tujia funding
Weibo: China tech executives work, play in US over Lunar New Year
Alibaba, Sina cast envious eyes on Tencent's 'Hongbao'
NY fund, AsiaInfo investments raise Citic's global profile
Weibo: TCL hypes Imax JV, everyone hypes Woz
Acer chairman resigns, Lenovo rebuffed by BlackBerry
China's global bank buying binge heats up
Corporate China | Weibo: Xiaomi finds fans in Facebook, Vancl

High-flying smartphone maker Xiaomi is at the centre of 2 recent strings of microblog posts, one touching on an interesting new connection with Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) and the other hinting at an increasingly cozy relationship with struggling online clothing seller Vancl.

21 Oct 2013 - 6:07PM

High-flying smartphone maker Xiaomi is at the centre of 2 recent strings of microblog posts, one touching on an interesting new connection with Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) and the other hinting at an increasingly cozy relationship with struggling online clothing seller Vancl.

Weibo: Xiaomi finds fans in Facebook, Vancl
Opinion | Sina weighs down Weibo with video

Sina needs to be careful as it chooses partners to commercialise Weibo, or risk alienating users who enjoy the platform as a tool for communication

11 Jun 2013 - 11:20AM

Sina needs to be careful as it chooses partners to commercialise Weibo, or risk alienating users who enjoy the platform as a tool for communication

Sina weighs down Weibo with video
Opinion | Sina, Alibaba resurrect tie-up talks

It looks like I may have been premature in declaring last month that talks for a tie-up between leading web portal Sina and e-commerce leader Alibaba were dead.

29 Apr 2013 - 10:55AM

It looks like I may have been premature in declaring last month that talks for a tie-up between leading web portal Sina and e-commerce leader Alibaba were dead.

Sina, Alibaba resurrect tie-up talks
Opinion | Critique lands Kai-Fu Lee in trouble

This latest brouhaha highlights the risk that people who do business in China face when they speak too candidly in public forums about major official organisations like the People's Daily, the official newspaper of the Communist Party

20 Feb 2013 - 9:35AM

This latest brouhaha highlights the risk that people who do business in China face when they speak too candidly in public forums about major official organisations like the People's Daily, the official newspaper of the Communist Party

Critique lands Kai-Fu Lee in trouble
Alibaba, Tencent, Ping An JV: insuring failure
Tencent bonds: Activision in view?
CITIC Securities Results: Set for Rebound?
Cars: BYD Keeps Trying, Dongfeng Drives Consolidation