Infographic on China BAT: Baidu Alibaba Tencent

Dec 14

Infographic on China BAT: Baidu Alibaba Tencent

China BAT is the collective term used to describe three largest software conglomerates: Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent. These three companies today practically run Chinese internet. Baidu is the Chinese version Google. It is the largest search engine and is, in terms of business interests, as diverse. Alibaba is the world largest ecommerce operator that runs Taobao and...

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China Expat Population: Stats and Graphs

Nov 30

China Expat Population: Stats and Graphs

Last decade of China’s rapid economic growth has attracted large number of expatriates from various countries. Despite recent slowdown of the economy, China expat population continues to grow, although not as fast as in the past. According to China’s most recent National Census of 2010, the first to record the number of foreign residents, there were at least...

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5 Takeaways From The Latest China Cybersecurity Law

Nov 09

5 Takeaways From The Latest China Cybersecurity Law

On November 7th, the latest China cybersecurity law aimed at tightening state control over the internet has been approved by the government. Although some of the practices that the law describes are not new and have already been implemented informally by many companies operating in China, this act prescribes specific guidelines and punishments for non-compliance....

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Microsoft in China: 20 Years of Playing By The Rules

Jun 01

Microsoft in China: 20 Years of Playing By The Rules

Microsoft’s 20 plus years of official presence in China has been a story of compliance and accommodating every demand and request by Chinese government. Unlike in the cases of other tech giants, Google and Facebook, any online services provided by Microsoft in China have never been blocked. By all counts, Microsoft was expected to do well, first by entering...

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10 Interesting Facts About China’s Richest Man Jack Ma

May 18

10 Interesting Facts About China’s Richest Man Jack Ma

Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, has recently overtaken Wang Jianlin of Dalian Wanda Group as China’s richest man. There are many things that make Jack Ma unique among China’s business elite, such as his humble upbringing and lack of political connections from the start. Also, as opposed to most founders of successful...

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6 Bizarre Body Image Weibo Trends That Went Viral

Apr 13

6 Bizarre Body Image Weibo Trends That Went Viral

Last couple of years have seen the rise of several bizarre body image challenges that went viral on Weibo, one of the most popular Chinese social media networks. Those Weibo trends attracted millions of views, likes and retweets as well as great deal of criticism and mockery. Let’s have a look at some of the most popular ones. Six most popular body image Weibo...

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