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Exclusive: China preparing an antitrust investigation into Google - sources

Sep 30 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE/SHENZHEN, China China is preparing to launch an antitrust probe into Alphabet Inc's Google, looking into allegations it has leveraged the dominance of its Android mobile operating system to stifle competition, two people familiar with the matter said.

How ByteDance's CEO balked at selling TikTok's U.S. business

Sep 15 2020

ByteDance founder and CEO Yiming Zhang's decision to drop his pursuit of a sale of TikTok's U.S. operations to Microsoft Corp in favor of a partnership with Oracle Corp was the culmination of pressure from the Beijing-based firm's investors as it searched for a deal to appease the United States and China, according to people familiar with the deliberations.

INSIGHT-How ByteDance's CEO balked at selling TikTok's U.S. business

Sep 15 2020

Sept 15 ByteDance founder and CEO Yiming Zhang's decision to drop his pursuit of a sale of TikTok's U.S. operations to Microsoft Corp in favor of a partnership with Oracle Corp was the culmination of weeks of pressure from China's government and the Beijing-based firm's investors, according to people familiar with the deliberations.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-China would rather see TikTok U.S. close than a forced sale - sources

Sep 13 2020

Sept 12 Beijing opposes a forced sale of TikTok's U.S. operations by its Chinese owner ByteDance, and would prefer to see the short video app shut down in the United States, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

Exclusive: China would rather see TikTok U.S. close than a forced sale

Sep 11 2020

Beijing opposes a forced sale of TikTok's U.S. operations by its Chinese owner ByteDance, and would prefer to see the short video app shut down in the United States, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. | Video

Exclusive: Taking power - Chinese firm to run Laos electric grid amid default warnings

Sep 04 2020

The poor, small Southeast Asian country of Laos is set to cede majority control of its electric grid to a Chinese company, as it struggles to stave off a potential debt default, people with direct knowledge of the agreement said.

EXCLUSIVE-Taking power: Chinese firm to run Laos electric grid amid default warnings

Sep 04 2020

Sept 4 The poor, small Southeast Asian country of Laos is set to cede majority control of its electric grid to a Chinese company, as it struggles to stave off a potential debt default, people with direct knowledge of the agreement said.

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