Posts Categorized: Business


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Huawei Facing Second Labor Strike in Indonesia

Huawei’s Indonesian labor union (Sehati) is holding its second demonstration today to protest illegal foreign workers hired by the company...

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 5:03 pm
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Chinese Firms Well Placed to Tap Potential in Southeast Asia, but Soft Skills Necessary

Kaylene is a copy editor in a boring corporate environment, so she finds joy in food and travel instead. Find her on Instagram (kaylene_hong...

  • March 2, 2013
  • at 2:05 pm
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Lei Jun: China’s Startup Scene Needs More Angel Investors

Lei Jun wears a lot of hats (he’s Xiaomi CEO, the board chair at Kingsoft and an angel investor) and is one of the most respected figu...

  • March 1, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Tencent Opens Joint-Venture Company in Indonesia, WeChat App Sees Explosive Growth

Today, China’s internet giant Tencent (HKG:0700) and Indonesian company MNC Media announced that they have made a joint-venture company ca...

  • February 28, 2013
  • at 5:06 pm
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Shanda Games Sees Rough Q4, Revenue Drops Below Rival Changyou

Shanda is one of the pioneers of China’s gaming and internet industries, and the split-off Shanda Games (NASDAQ:GAME) has long been a ...

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Blackberry Launches ‘BBM Money’ for Cash Transfers in Indonesia

Bloomberg reports today that Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY) has announced the launch of its brand-new BBM Money feature in conjunction with Indone...

  • February 26, 2013
  • at 9:41 pm
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Maskool.in Becomes the Second Fashion Startup Portfolio Under Grupara

Indonesian venture capital firm Grupara announced today that the company has invested in men’s fashion e-commerce site Maskool.in for an u...

  • February 25, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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9 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

This week’s China tech news is made up of a mix of corruption, scandal, huge numbers, and beer. Business as usual, then. 1. A shocking...

  • February 24, 2013
  • at 6:48 pm
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Baidu’s $15 Million Lawsuit Against Qihoo 360 Headed to Court [UPDATED]

It’s no secret that Baidu and Qihoo 360 aren’t friends. So it likely shouldn’t come as a surprise that Baidu’s $15 m...

  • February 22, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Huawei’s Executive Management Structure is Based on Bird Migration (Seriously)

Chinese mobile product giant Huawei is in the news a lot, but many people don’t know that the company has the pretty interesting polic...

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Youku Tudou Sees Narrowing Losses in First-Ever Post-Merger Financials

It’s over six months since the merger between China’s top two video-streaming sites was approved by shareholders, so the newest ...

  • March 1, 2013
  • at 10:20 pm
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Expose Blasts Qihoo 360 as ‘Cancer of the Internet’; Qihoo Denies Everything

China’s Qihoo 360 has a lot of enemies. I’m not just talking about Baidu, either; lots of net users dislike the company for its ...

  • March 1, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Amobee After its $321 Million Acquisition with SingTel

Many folks in the internet industry know about SingTel’s whopping $321 million acquisition of Amobee. But Amobee’s business is a...

  • February 28, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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Apple iPhone Now Nearly 25% of China’s Smartphone Market, but Android’s Growing Faster

Market research firm Kantar has recently released its data from January 2013, and it shows Apple’s iPhone ascendant, but still a long ...

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Indonesian Telcos to Join the Chat App Battleground

The fight is on! Back in December, there was a discussion event among Indonesian telcos about what they should do regarding so-called OTT (o...

  • February 26, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Huawei Launches Ascend P2, Says it Sold 32 Million Smartphones in 2012

Chinese phone-maker Huawei unveiled its new Ascend P2 today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Then Huawei revealed some of its 2...

  • February 24, 2013
  • at 11:47 pm
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Apple Supplier Fined for Intentionally Polluting Shanghai River

China’s official state wire service Xinhua reported late last night that RiTeng Computer Accessory Company, a supplier to Apple, HP, D...

  • February 22, 2013
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Two Chinese Web Giants Get Approval for Online Insurance Business

China’s insurance regulator has confirmed approval, say sources, of a major new online insurance joint-venture between two Chinese web...

  • February 21, 2013
  • at 1:48 pm
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