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    Anti-Uber empire grows as Didi invests in Careem

Anti-Uber empire grows as Didi invests in Careem

Photo credit: khongkitwiriyachan / 123RF. China’s top ride-hailing app, Didi Chuxing, today revealed that it has invested in Uber arch-rival Careem, which is focused on the Middle East and North

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    Brief: Chinese P2P lender Dianrong scores $220m in round led by Singapore’s GIC

Brief: Chinese P2P lender Dianrong scores $220m in round led by Singapore’s GIC

Dianrong CTO Ling Kong. Photo credit: Tech in Asia. Dianrong is a Chinese peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform founded in 2012 by Soul Htite, a co-founder and former head of technology at US P2P

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    Why everybody listens when Jack Ma talks (it’s not just because he’s rich)

Why everybody listens when Jack Ma talks (it’s not just because he’s rich)

Screengrab of Jack Ma at World Economic Forum. As a video producer for Tech in Asia, my job these days entails a lot of listening to tech CEOs and entrepreneurs

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Brief: Didi invests in European ride-hailing startup Taxify

  Brief: Didi invests in European ride-hailing startup Taxify

Photo credit: Taxify. The news: Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has partnered with Estonia-based ride-hailer Taxify, the two companies announced

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Amid crackdown on foreign shows, China’s youth flock to Bilibili with their own content

  Amid crackdown on foreign shows, China’s youth flock to Bilibili with their own content

Teenagers going wild at Bilibili’s annual concert. Photo credit: Bilibili. At the Mercedes-Benz stadium in Shanghai, the rows are packed

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Singapore Press Holdings sets up another freelance services venture with Chinese unicorn

  Singapore Press Holdings sets up another freelance services venture with Chinese unicorn

Photo credit: Pexels. Media company Singapore Press Holdings announced today that its subsidiary, Singapore Press Holdings Interactive (SPHI), has entered

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Paypal goes after China’s increasingly adventurous shoppers

  Paypal goes after China’s increasingly adventurous shoppers

Image credit: Pexels. While China’s shoppers have no shortage of online shopping options on their doorstep, Paypal wants them to

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Brief: WeWork opens China subsidiary with $500m funding

  Brief: WeWork opens China subsidiary with $500m funding

Inside WeWork’s new space in Hong Kong’s Tower 535. Photo credit: WeWork. The news: Co-working maven WeWork is taking China

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‘AI English teacher’ gets $100m

  ‘AI English teacher’ gets $100m

A classroom in Xingtai city, Hebei province, China. Photo credit: dewater / 123RF. A Chinese language learning startup that specialises

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