Where should China's charitable giving go? Is enough of it coming back to China? Is Jack Ma taking his money overseas? In a new blog post, Ma fires back at critics and the media.
Asia’s vast and budding tech startup ecosystem is still learning about itself. Many companies in Asia dwarf their Silicon Valley counterparts, but at the same time the platform of startups is not as mature yet. Opinion pieces come from our writers and editors as well as our gracious contributors. These people would like to give a voice to understanding Asia in this dazzling time of growth. It’s with this much needed meta that we can piece together what is going on, what are the real trends and themes, and anticipate what is to come from the startups and tech companies that rule over Asia.
Chinese search engine Baidu has been the king of China’s search game for a long time, since well before Google decided to leave the Chinese market. But given the similarities between their services an...
Is it a security measure, or is it protectionism? I'm inclined to side with the latter.
Zuckerberg broke out his Chinese again to wish the Middle Kingdom a happy Spring Festival. But is he just wasting his time?
Indonesia’s support for entrepreneurship is not up to scratch. Here’s how the government can get serious
Indonesia has many problems that can be solved through entrepreneurship, yet the government’s support for startups is weak. Here’s what it should be doing.
A lack of patents is one big reason Xiaomi phones aren't coming to the US this year. But another is that Xiaomi's biggest competitive advantage in China simply doesn't exist in the US.
Alibaba and Tencent ramped up the taxi-booking battle in China by incorporating the startup services in their own mobile apps.
Zhou Hongyi let spill a couple of details about his company's $400 million dive into the smartphone market, and they don't bode well.
Browsing through the names and slogans of Asia’s tech startups, you see a lot of weird stuff. Every company wants to set itself apart, so that it can have a unique domain name and also to stand out in...
The smart money coming into the country will help create more formidable local entrepreneurs.
China is lifting further restrictions on game consoles, but don't get excited. This still doesn't mean a windfall for any foreign game companies.
ZTE isn’t tuned in to what consumers have to say – a connection that Xiaomi not only values, but relies on.
Just over 40 percent of the stuff that Chinese people buy online is fake, said a recent government-backed report.
Uber already has an uphill ride, trying to comply with radio taxi license rules in India. And now the road’s getting steeper with two of its main rivals merging.
Beijing’s mayor just said it’s ‘not a liveable city.’ Here are 5 startup hubs in China that are much nicer
Every major city in China succumbs to pollution on some level, but there are other startup hubs in China to consider.
People have been asking for a web interface for the extremely popular messaging service, and it is finally here. But does it live up to the hype?
Do Chinese people save out of fear? Is Asia mostly pessimistic? Or is that an over simplification? A critical look at Peter Thiel’s latest book, Zero to One.