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  1. Jamie McKane

    ByteDance launches censored Google-like search engine in China

    ByteDance launches censored Google-like search engine in China China’s ByteDance Ltd. launched a search engine that bears a striking resemblance to Google’s clean, uncluttered home page but produces heavily sanitized results in keeping with one of the world’s most rigidly censored internet...
  2. Jamie McKane

    The billion-dollar race to corner China's streaming market

    The billion-dollar race to corner China's streaming market Cameras flashed and fans screamed, as Liu Mou stepped into the spotlight on a sweltering summer evening. In the industrial heartland city of Wuhan, tens of thousands of spectators jam-packed the waterside strip that bore witness to...
  3. Jamie McKane

    US accuses China of manipulating currency

    US accuses China of manipulating currency The Trump administration formally labeled China a currency manipulator, further escalating its trade war with Beijing after the country’s central bank allowed the yuan to fall in retaliation for new U.S. tariffs. While the Treasury Department’s...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Huawei CEO advocates China launching a competitor to Facebook's cryptocurrency

    Huawei CEO advocates China launching a competitor to Facebook's cryptocurrency Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei has called for China to announce a competitor to Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency. Speaking in a recent interview with Italian publication L'Economica, Ren said that China should not wait for...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Chinese shares plummet due to IPO concern

    Chinese shares plummet due to IPO concern Chinese stocks fell on concern a flood of new listings will overload the market, adding to Monday’s risk-off sentiment in emerging markets. The Shanghai Composite Index slid as much as 3.1%, the worst among the region’s major benchmarks. The tech-heavy...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Trade talks resume between the US and China

    Trade talks resume between the US and China The Trump administration said trade talks with China are starting up again as Beijing reiterated that it’s essential the U.S. removes all existing tariffs for a deal to be reached. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed last...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Americans could be hit hard by the US-China trade war

    Americans could be hit hard by the US-China trade war Over the last year, technology companies were hopeful they might remain at least somewhat shielded from an intensifying bilateral trade war. After numerous exemptions, a far-reaching tax hike is finally poised to reach tech products. If it...
  8. Jamie McKane

    China warns companies of "dire consequences" for cooperating with US ban

    China warns companies of "dire consequences" for cooperating with US ban Chinese government officials have warned a number of US tech companies of "dire consequences" for cooperating with the US government's ban on Huawei. The Chinese government reportedly warned major tech companies including...
  9. Jamie McKane

    China Commits to Trade Talks Amid ‘Groundless’ Huawei Suspicions

    China Commits to Trade Talks Amid ‘Groundless’ Huawei Suspicions Beijing is committed to striking a trade deal with the U.S. but it’s ready to respond with more countermeasures, said China’s Ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai, as he called the blacklisting of Huawei an “unusual” act of state...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Former top Chinese securities regulator under investigation

    Former top Chinese securities regulator under investigation Liu Shiyu, the former head of China’s securities regulator, is under investigation for suspected law violations and has turned himself in, authorities said on Sunday. Liu, who remains a senior Communist Party official, is cooperating...
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    Inside China's Massive Surveillance Operation

    https://www.wired.com/story/inside-chinas-massive-surveillance-operation/
  12. Jamie McKane

    The US and China may not want a deal

    The US and China may not want a deal In order to make peace, first you have to want it. That’s a major barrier to any de-escalation of the simmering U.S.-China trade war. [Bloomberg]
  13. Jamie McKane

    China's new stocks will be a gamble for the first time in years

    China's new stocks will be a gamble for the first time in years For the first time since 2014, China’s new stocks could go either way on their trading debut. In the country’s volatile equity market, one thing’s been a certainty: initial public offerings are valued at no more than 23 times...
  14. Jamie McKane

    China's president now rules Apple's Chinese App Store

    China's president now rules Apple's Chinese App Store Chinese leader Xi Jinping has progressively tightened his grip on China in his years at the helm. Now he reigns supreme even in mobile apps. “Study Powerful Country,” a guide to the ins and outs of his ruling doctrine, now tops Apple Inc.’s...
  15. Jamie McKane

    EU considers response to China-linked cyber attacks

    EU considers response to China-linked cyber attacks European Union member states are considering a possible joint response to cyber attacks allegedly conducted by a Chinese state-linked hacker group after the U.K. presented evidence last month about network infiltration, according to people...
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    Importing Electric Motorcycle From China Into South Africa

    Hello, I hope this isn't too off topic but I'm trying to import an electric motorcycle from Alibaba. I'm a bit new to importing from overseas but i'm not new enough to know what's a scam and what isn't. The bike i want is legit but i'm not sure what the currant laws and VAT charges are on...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Chinese venture capital funds are investing heavily in startups

    Chinese venture capital funds are investing heavily in startups If you’re impressed by Masayoshi Son’s $100 billion Vision Fund, China’s $856 billion in “guidance funds” will blow your mind. The country is quickly becoming a major player in the venture capital world. [Bloomberg]
  18. RedViking

    Goods stuck in Customs - Please Advise

    I'm trying to get some advice for a friend with an online shop. A local company was used to import products (bedding, blankets etc.) from China. The local company was paid (a big sum of money) by my friend and promised the goods will be here in a couple of weeks. It is now months later and the...
  19. Jamie McKane

    China accuses United States of trying to contain its rise

    China accuses United States of trying to contain its rise The arrest of Huawei Technologies Co.’s chief financial officer in Canada provoked outrage from China at a critical point in trade talks with the U.S. Wanzhou Meng faces extradition to the U.S. over potential violations of American...
  20. MJG

    Alibaba shipping vs Local freight forwarder

    Hello. This will be my first time ordering from Alibaba. The supplier can ship the products for much cheaper than someone like Rohlig can. The cost difference is vast and am just wondering if anyone has any experience in this.
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