Alibaba is telling vendors that they can do Singles Day sales on Tmall or JD, but not both. JD has filed a complaint with commerce officials, but Alibaba is unr...
China's ecommerce market is growing like a weed on steroids. But even at this advanced stage, fake products are still a serious problem.
On China's web, reports and photos are spreading of an Uber and Didi driver protest sparked by the violent arrest of a fellow driver.
10:30 am on Oct 8, 2015 by C. Custer
If you've come across any of the articles in the Western press recently based on an ACLU op-ed, you might be horrified about China's new credit system. But take...
10:00 am on Sep 29, 2015 by C. Custer
Are Xiaomi phones the best? The company had better hope it hasn't said so since September 1.
8:29 am on Sep 17, 2015 by C. Custer
Is Xiaomi guilty of cheating consumers by calling its mobile OS "the best"? A Chinese court says no, even though that wording is now illegal.
9:00 am on Aug 11, 2015 by C. Custer
On Tuesday, Chinese state media service Xinhua reported something interesting: soon, China will station police officers in the offices of some of China's bigges...
11:55 pm on Jul 9, 2015 by C. Custer
Tencent announced today that it has reported a major corruption case to police involving numerous employees, and sources say one Alibaba VP has been implicated.
9:00 am on Jun 18, 2015 by C. Custer
A new editorial in the CCP's official print mouthpiece suggests that a resolution for private-car apps may not be coming anytime soon.
11:06 pm on Jun 15, 2015 by C. Custer
Over the weekend, China saw at least two additional large-scale anti-authority protests sparked by private-car driver frustration with law enforcement practices...
10:00 am on Jun 11, 2015 by C. Custer
A recent protest in Guangzhou over private-car ridesharing apps highlights a new side of the debate over whether such apps should be legal in China - and the bi...
9:55 am on Jun 4, 2015 by C. Custer
This week, Uber VP David Plouffe gave an exclusive interview to the China Daily at the International Transport Forum (ITF) in Leipzig, Germany. Apparently, Plou...
8:00 am on Jun 3, 2015 by C. Custer
Another bad sign for private-car ridesharing apps as Beijing authorities order Didi to clean up its "illegal" Didi Express and Didi Zhuanche services.
8:59 pm on May 6, 2015 by C. Custer
Another week, another police raid on a local Uber office. Things are heating up in China.
11:36 pm on May 4, 2015 by C. Custer
Uber Guangzhou got raided last week, but the company still seems to be operating normally, aside from an apparent drop in the number of available drivers.
9:00 am on Apr 16, 2015 by C. Custer
Are taxi apps like Uber legal in China? Right now, authorities say no. But drivers are starting to bring their fight into China's court system.
10:00 am on Mar 24, 2015 by C. Custer
Regulators in Hangzhou are looking to clamp down hard on C2C ecommerce sellers who are manipulating online shopping platforms to boost their sales and take down...
10:54 pm on Mar 13, 2015 by C. Custer
Uber's rough ride in Taiwan gets rougher as the transport ministry reiterates that it needs to register as a regular transit company and pay taxes accordingly.
8:00 am on Mar 10, 2015 by C. Custer
Chinese authorities will be able to punish shop vendors who pay for fake product reviews on their sites starting next week. But collecting enough evidence to pr...
8:00 am on Jan 28, 2015 by C. Custer
The head of Beijing's transportation committee has said that Uber's private-car business model is illegal. But that doesn't necessarily mean Uber and similar se...