Beijing-based ByteDance is widening its e-commerce reach through its new Fanno shopping app in Europe. Photo: Shutterstock
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Chinese tech unicorn ByteDance pushes Fanno shopping app in Europe
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The latest e-commerce initiative of ByteDance was recently launched in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain.

Beijing-based ByteDance is widening its e-commerce reach through its new Fanno shopping app in Europe. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese tech unicorn ByteDance pushes Fanno shopping app in Europe

The latest e-commerce initiative of ByteDance was recently launched in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain.

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China’s regulator soothes delisting fears amid worldwide sell-off
5 Dec 2021 - 10:24PM
Metaverse hype fuels booming digital property market
5 Dec 2021 - 5:20PM
Traders work during the IPO for Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Global on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 30, 2021.  Photo: Reuters.
China’s regulator soothes delisting fears amid worldwide sell-off

The Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index – which tracks US-listed stocks that are exposed to operations in China – plunged 9.1 per cent on Friday, the most since 2008, according to Bloomberg’s data.

5 Dec 2021 - 10:24PM
Virtual Reality
Metaverse hype fuels booming digital property market

Virtual land worth more than US$100 million has recently sold on metaverse sites The Sandbox, Decentraland, CryptoVoxels and Somnium Space.

Virtual land worth more than US$100 million has recently sold on metaverse sites The Sandbox, Decentraland, CryptoVoxels and Somnium Space.

5 Dec 2021 - 5:20PM
NFTs
Can cartoon apes land these NFT owners a fortune?

Hong Kong buyers of Bored Apes non-fungible tokens see their investments explode in value in the span of months, but rather than cash in by selling, some owners think their NFTs could grow into something even bigger.

Hong Kong buyers of Bored Apes non-fungible tokens see their investments explode in value in the span of months, but rather than cash in by selling, some owners think their NFTs could grow into something even bigger.

5 Dec 2021 - 10:00AM
4 Dec 2021 - 6:29PM
‘Much earlier than expected’: China’s population set to peak in 2021
4 Dec 2021 - 11:43AM
Fund sees bright future in solar after betting against private tutoring
Can cartoon apes land these NFT owners a fortune?
5 Dec 2021 - 10:00AM
‘Much earlier than expected’: China’s population set to peak in 2021
4 Dec 2021 - 6:29PM
Fund sees bright future in solar after betting against private tutoring
4 Dec 2021 - 11:43AM
Analysis | Tencent’s music-streaming dominance endures despite end of exclusive deals

Small app operators still face an uphill battle to challenge Tencent’s lead in China’s vast music-streaming market.

Small app operators still face an uphill battle to challenge Tencent’s lead in China’s vast music-streaming market.

27 Jul 2021 - 12:01AM
Alibaba CEO says record antitrust fine made the company ‘more thoughtful’

In a public letter to shareholders, Daniel Zhang Yong said that the e-commerce giant needs to give more thought to how it creates positive value for society.

In a public letter to shareholders, Daniel Zhang Yong said that the e-commerce giant needs to give more thought to how it creates positive value for society.

15 Oct 2021 - 10:46AM
China had never said no to a tech merger until this one

Analysts say blocked merger may force Tencent to sell off its stake in one of the two streaming companies, given ongoing antitrust regulation risks.

Analysts say blocked merger may force Tencent to sell off its stake in one of the two streaming companies, given ongoing antitrust regulation risks.

15 Oct 2021 - 10:47AM

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The middle-income trap remains a challenge for China’s policymakers after a decade. Photo: AFP
Opinion | China’s plan to avoid the middle-income trap is a challenging one

In a lengthy article, Vice-Premier Liu He advocates for China to shift its growth model towards relying on technological innovation.

30 Nov 2021 - 6:00AM
Opinion | Investors aren’t as afraid of China’s tech crackdown as you might think

China’s tech world has been shaken, but bond markets are unstirred.

China’s tech world has been shaken, but bond markets are unstirred.

21 Sep 2021 - 1:36PM
Investors aren’t as afraid of China’s tech crackdown as you might think
Opinion | ‘Nanny state’ push shows how far Beijing will go to protect future workforce

An unspoken worry is that China has too few children, that they are too divided by wealth and education, and that their interests are not focused on what is best for the nation.

An unspoken worry is that China has too few children, that they are too divided by wealth and education, and that their interests are not focused on what is best for the nation.

10 Sep 2021 - 1:31PM
‘Nanny state’ push shows how far Beijing will go to protect future workforce

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