Jane Zhang

Hong Kong

Jane Zhang

Reporter, Hong Kong and China

Jane Zhang joined the Post in 2017, working with the video team before moving to reporting. She covers business and political stories in Hong Kong and mainland China. Previously, Jane interned at CNN and Bloomberg Businessweek Chinese.

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Huawei turns to AI pig farming as the Chinese tech giant explores new growth areas outside smartphones

Huawei said it is launching an artificial intelligence pig farming project amid ongoing US sanctions that have hammered its smartphone business, joining other tech giants vying to give the industry a hi-tech upgrade.

18 Feb 2021 - 9:00PM

Huawei said it is launching an artificial intelligence pig farming project amid ongoing US sanctions that have hammered its smartphone business, joining other tech giants vying to give the industry a hi-tech upgrade.

Huawei turns to AI pig farming as the Chinese tech giant explores new growth areas outside smartphones
Chinese flying taxi maker EHang denies short seller’s fraud claims after US shares plunge 63 per cent

EHang denies short seller Wolfpack’s fraud allegations amid efforts to start its commercial flying taxi operations.

17 Feb 2021 - 5:00PM

EHang denies short seller Wolfpack’s fraud allegations amid efforts to start its commercial flying taxi operations.

Chinese flying taxi maker EHang denies short seller’s fraud claims after US shares plunge 63 per cent
Learning how to drive in an AI simulator is becoming more common in China

Simulators that realistically recreate the driving experience can save operators rental, labour and equipment costs – but the livelihoods of real instructors are at stake.

17 Feb 2021 - 10:58AM

Simulators that realistically recreate the driving experience can save operators rental, labour and equipment costs – but the livelihoods of real instructors are at stake.

Learning how to drive in an AI simulator is becoming more common in China
Anime streaming site Bilibili faces domestic boycott ahead of Hong Kong IPO over Japanese show accused of insulting women

Bilibili removed an anime show after users called it “soft pornography” that insults women, which resulted in domestic brands pulling their advertising ahead of the company’s anticipated Hong Kong IPO.

11 Feb 2021 - 5:22PM

Bilibili removed an anime show after users called it “soft pornography” that insults women, which resulted in domestic brands pulling their advertising ahead of the company’s anticipated Hong Kong IPO.

Anime streaming site Bilibili faces domestic boycott ahead of Hong Kong IPO over Japanese show accused of insulting women
China issues final version of anti-monopoly guidelines as Beijing moves to rein in Big Tech

China has issued the final version of new antitrust guidelines for internet platforms, signalling Beijing’s resolve to crack down on monopolistic practices in the sector.

9 Feb 2021 - 10:22AM

China has issued the final version of new antitrust guidelines for internet platforms, signalling Beijing’s resolve to crack down on monopolistic practices in the sector.

China issues final version of anti-monopoly guidelines as Beijing moves to rein in Big Tech
Chinese food delivery platforms Ele.me and Meituan ramp up ahead of stay-at-home Spring Festival

Meituan and Ele.me are seeing surging traffic for food deliveries as more Chinese plan to stay at home for the Lunar New Year due to Covid-19 restrictions.

5 Feb 2021 - 5:00PM

Meituan and Ele.me are seeing surging traffic for food deliveries as more Chinese plan to stay at home for the Lunar New Year due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Chinese food delivery platforms Ele.me and Meituan ramp up ahead of stay-at-home Spring Festival
Alibaba says its cloud computing business holds tremendous potential as China picks up pace on digitalisation drive

China will be spending more on cloud computing, as the nation accelerates its digitisation process, pushing the revenue in the public cloud computing market to grow at over 20 per cent per annum from 2019 to 2024, according to Bernstein.

3 Feb 2021 - 10:34AM

China will be spending more on cloud computing, as the nation accelerates its digitisation process, pushing the revenue in the public cloud computing market to grow at over 20 per cent per annum from 2019 to 2024, according to Bernstein.

Alibaba says its cloud computing business holds tremendous potential as China picks up pace on digitalisation drive
Alibaba promises cooperation with antitrust probe, Ant Group rectification plan as quarterly revenue rises 37 per cent

E-commerce giant Alibaba, which posted revenue of US$33.9 billion in the December quarter, has set up a task force to review its businesses.

3 Feb 2021 - 10:56AM

E-commerce giant Alibaba, which posted revenue of US$33.9 billion in the December quarter, has set up a task force to review its businesses.

Alibaba promises cooperation with antitrust probe, Ant Group rectification plan as quarterly revenue rises 37 per cent
Kuaishou faces copyright infringement dispute ahead of Hong Kong debut

Short video-sharing app operator Kuaishou faces music copyright issue, just days before its stock starts trading in Hong Kong.

1 Feb 2021 - 10:56PM

Short video-sharing app operator Kuaishou faces music copyright issue, just days before its stock starts trading in Hong Kong.

Kuaishou faces copyright infringement dispute ahead of Hong Kong debut
China antitrust: Beijing signals that antimonopoly action will play key role in developing a ‘high-standard’ market system

China announced a plan to ‘enhance and improve’ implementation of the country’s antitrust laws as part of a long-term goal of building a functioning market system.

1 Feb 2021 - 10:56PM

China announced a plan to ‘enhance and improve’ implementation of the country’s antitrust laws as part of a long-term goal of building a functioning market system.

China antitrust: Beijing signals that antimonopoly action will play key role in developing a ‘high-standard’ market system
Kuaishou IPO: live-streaming e-commerce holds promise for future profitability but remains clouded by regulatory uncertainty

Kuaishou’s live-streaming e-commerce business has set itself apart with celebrities and devoted fans willing to buy whatever they are selling, helping make the company Hong Kong’s hottest IPO ever.

1 Feb 2021 - 10:30AM

Kuaishou’s live-streaming e-commerce business has set itself apart with celebrities and devoted fans willing to buy whatever they are selling, helping make the company Hong Kong’s hottest IPO ever.

Kuaishou IPO: live-streaming e-commerce holds promise for future profitability but remains clouded by regulatory uncertainty
Kuaishou IPO: how newest millennial billionaires built the biggest rival to China’s TikTok

Kuaishou founders Su Hua and Cheng Yixiao will see their net worth jump above US$7 billion and US$6 billion, respectively, but their app still trails behind the popularity of ByteDance’s Douyin and TikTok.

27 Jan 2021 - 8:30AM

Kuaishou founders Su Hua and Cheng Yixiao will see their net worth jump above US$7 billion and US$6 billion, respectively, but their app still trails behind the popularity of ByteDance’s Douyin and TikTok.

Kuaishou IPO: how newest millennial billionaires built the biggest rival to China’s TikTok
Huawei ramps up wearables effort with focus on health care amid push into new growth areas

The latest effort by Huawei continues the company’s push into new growth areas amid its struggles with US trade sanctions.

25 Jan 2021 - 11:35PM

The latest effort by Huawei continues the company’s push into new growth areas amid its struggles with US trade sanctions.

Huawei ramps up wearables effort with focus on health care amid push into new growth areas
Why China’s central bank leads antitrust drive and how this may affect Alipay, WeChat Pay

Alipay and WeChat Pay, the country’s top mobile payments providers, have been put on notice by new antitrust regulation drafted by the People’s Bank of China.

22 Jan 2021 - 11:46PM

Alipay and WeChat Pay, the country’s top mobile payments providers, have been put on notice by new antitrust regulation drafted by the People’s Bank of China.

Why China’s central bank leads antitrust drive and how this may affect Alipay, WeChat Pay
Do fintech giants Alipay and WeChat Pay have monopoly power? China’s new regulation leaves experts guessing

A draft regulation from China’s central bank specifies two different markets for assessing companies’ market power, sowing confusion over the impact on China’s two fintech giants.

21 Jan 2021 - 11:23PM

A draft regulation from China’s central bank specifies two different markets for assessing companies’ market power, sowing confusion over the impact on China’s two fintech giants.

Do fintech giants Alipay and WeChat Pay have monopoly power? China’s new regulation leaves experts guessing
China’s central bank defines monopoly for the first time in antitrust curb of world’s largest online payment services market

The proposed rules, which are open to public feedback until February 19, are the most detailed yet of the financial regulators’ plan to curtail market concentration in China’s US$29 trillion e-payment market.

21 Jan 2021 - 7:52AM

The proposed rules, which are open to public feedback until February 19, are the most detailed yet of the financial regulators’ plan to curtail market concentration in China’s US$29 trillion e-payment market.

China’s central bank defines monopoly for the first time in antitrust curb of world’s largest online payment services market
Alibaba, JD.com use foreign brands to attract more Chinese consumers, as borders remain closed amid Covid-19 pandemic

Imports of consumer goods in China rose more than 8 per cent to US$242.1 billion in 2020, representing a relatively small portion of overall e-commerce but still attracting young consumers with unique needs.

20 Jan 2021 - 6:30PM

Imports of consumer goods in China rose more than 8 per cent to US$242.1 billion in 2020, representing a relatively small portion of overall e-commerce but still attracting young consumers with unique needs.

Alibaba, JD.com use foreign brands to attract more Chinese consumers, as borders remain closed amid Covid-19 pandemic
Alibaba founder Jack Ma delivers video speech to China’s rural teachers in first public appearance in three months

Alibaba founder Jack Ma makes his first public appearance in three months with a video speech to rural teachers where he praises China’s efforts to eliminate poverty.

21 Jan 2021 - 7:49AM

Alibaba founder Jack Ma makes his first public appearance in three months with a video speech to rural teachers where he praises China’s efforts to eliminate poverty.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma delivers video speech to China’s rural teachers in first public appearance in three months
TikTok for finance: ByteDance’s Douyin finds success in short videos about economics and wealth management

Amid declining growth in China’s short video industry, financial content is seeing rising popularity on Douyin, where 100 million people had engaged with such content by last November.

20 Jan 2021 - 6:00AM

Amid declining growth in China’s short video industry, financial content is seeing rising popularity on Douyin, where 100 million people had engaged with such content by last November.

TikTok for finance: ByteDance’s Douyin finds success in short videos about economics and wealth management
What the demise of music streaming platform Xiami says about China’s internet industry

A trailblazer in China’s online music streaming industry, the demise of Xiami shows how the country’s internet giants have shifted focus to the pursuit of profits

18 Jan 2021 - 2:39PM

A trailblazer in China’s online music streaming industry, the demise of Xiami shows how the country’s internet giants have shifted focus to the pursuit of profits

What the demise of music streaming platform Xiami says about China’s internet industry
Trump’s latest moves against Xiaomi, China tech will have little immediate impact, experts say

The expanded blacklist from the US Department of Defense, which includes smartphone maker Xiaomi, and updated rules from the Department of Commerce, could prove damaging if more is to come, say experts.

15 Jan 2021 - 10:46PM

The expanded blacklist from the US Department of Defense, which includes smartphone maker Xiaomi, and updated rules from the Department of Commerce, could prove damaging if more is to come, say experts.

Trump’s latest moves against Xiaomi, China tech will have little immediate impact, experts say
China’s top regulator launches probe into e-commerce platform Vipshop over alleged ‘improper competition behaviour’

The State Administration for Market Regulation announced the probe in a one-line statement on its website without providing further details.

14 Jan 2021 - 10:20PM

The State Administration for Market Regulation announced the probe in a one-line statement on its website without providing further details.

China’s top regulator launches probe into e-commerce platform Vipshop over alleged ‘improper competition behaviour’
After Alibaba probe, antitrust is at the top of 2021 agenda, China’s top market regulator says

The head of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation said enhancing anti-monopoly rules remains a top priority in 2021 after starting a probe into Alibaba at the end of last year.

11 Jan 2021 - 10:48PM

The head of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation said enhancing anti-monopoly rules remains a top priority in 2021 after starting a probe into Alibaba at the end of last year.

After Alibaba probe, antitrust is at the top of 2021 agenda, China’s top market regulator says
Alibaba antitrust probe presents new challenges for China’s regulators 12 years after implementation of anti-monopoly law

The Post reviewed over 100 antitrust cases since China’s anti-monopoly law came into effect to try and shed light on how the widely watched Alibaba probe might go.

7 Jan 2021 - 5:52AM

The Post reviewed over 100 antitrust cases since China’s anti-monopoly law came into effect to try and shed light on how the widely watched Alibaba probe might go.

Alibaba antitrust probe presents new challenges for China’s regulators 12 years after implementation of anti-monopoly law
China-US tech war: Trump’s ban on Alipay and WeChat Pay another problem for Biden to deal with

Trump’s new order banning transactions with Chinese apps including Alipay and WeChat Pay likely to have limited impact but adds to Biden administration’s workload.

6 Jan 2021 - 10:43PM

Trump’s new order banning transactions with Chinese apps including Alipay and WeChat Pay likely to have limited impact but adds to Biden administration’s workload.

China-US tech war: Trump’s ban on Alipay and WeChat Pay another problem for Biden to deal with
New York Stock Exchange to delist Chinese telco giants on US executive order

China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom Hong Kong will be delisted between January 7 and January 11.

1 Jan 2021 - 3:28PM

China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom Hong Kong will be delisted between January 7 and January 11.

New York Stock Exchange to delist Chinese telco giants on US executive order
ByteDance, Meituan and Pinduoduo: China’s second tier tech giants poised to challenge payments duopoly

Beijing’s antitrust campaign against Big Tech may provide an opening for second tier internet giants to grab a bigger share of the online payments market currently dominated by Alibaba and Tencent.

31 Dec 2020 - 9:51PM

Beijing’s antitrust campaign against Big Tech may provide an opening for second tier internet giants to grab a bigger share of the online payments market currently dominated by Alibaba and Tencent.

ByteDance, Meituan and Pinduoduo: China’s second tier tech giants poised to challenge payments duopoly
China doubles down on 5G roll-out in 2021 despite complaints about spotty coverage, hard-selling

The country plans to speed up the roll-out of the next-generation network in major cities, although 5G subscriptions still lag far behind those for 4G.

29 Dec 2020 - 5:00PM

The country plans to speed up the roll-out of the next-generation network in major cities, although 5G subscriptions still lag far behind those for 4G.

China doubles down on 5G roll-out in 2021 despite complaints about spotty coverage, hard-selling
Alibaba antitrust probe: CEO affirms commitment to regulated development after on-site investigation

Company ‘is a participant and beneficiary of the development of the internet industry and we are particularly grateful for this’, Daniel Zhang Yong tells political party conference.

26 Dec 2020 - 11:23PM

Company ‘is a participant and beneficiary of the development of the internet industry and we are particularly grateful for this’, Daniel Zhang Yong tells political party conference.

Alibaba antitrust probe: CEO affirms commitment to regulated development after on-site investigation
Alibaba antitrust probe: not a sign winter is coming but a new start for tech industry, Chinese official media says

The investigation into e-commerce giant Alibaba’s alleged monopolistic practices is necessary to ensure the healthy development of the industry, Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily says.

25 Dec 2020 - 4:40PM

The investigation into e-commerce giant Alibaba’s alleged monopolistic practices is necessary to ensure the healthy development of the industry, Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily says.

Alibaba antitrust probe: not a sign winter is coming but a new start for tech industry, Chinese official media says