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As its trading debut looms, China's Meituan locked in battle of super-apps

Sep 17 2018

(This version of the story corrects $100 million to $100 billion in 13th paragraph)

A lady vanishes: In China, a movie star disappears amid culture crackdown

Sep 14 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Fan Bingbing, an A-list Chinese movie star who has appeared in the "X-Men" and "Iron Man" film franchises, has more than 62 million followers online in China and fronted campaigns for Montblanc watches and De Beers diamonds, has disappeared. | Video

Tencent shuts poker platform amid widening gaming crackdown

Sep 10 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Tencent Holdings will shut a popular Texas Hold'Em poker video game, the Chinese tech giant said to its users on Monday, in a further step to comply with intensifying government scrutiny hitting the country's gaming industry.

Delayed wages, lower profits: Chinese gaming firms fret as approval freeze bites

Aug 24 2018

(This version of the story corrects the first paragraph to say that iDreamSky is a publisher of "Gardenscapes" and "Toy Blast", not the maker)

Tencent games revenue in focus after China blocks "Monster Hunter: World"

Aug 14 2018

BEIJING/HONG KONG China's Tencent Holdings Ltd saw its stock tumble on Tuesday, wiping out around $15 billion in its market value, amid concern of a blow to its video game revenue after regulators blocked the sale of one of its blockbuster titles.

Prominent Chinese videos sites vow to cap actors' pay amid tax evasion probe

Aug 13 2018

BEIJING China's three largest video sites iQiyi Inc, Youku and Tencent Video have pledged to cap actors' pay, as authorities ramp up their tax-evasion investigation into the country's $8.6 billion film industry.

Airbnb hits wall with China Great Wall promotion

Aug 09 2018

BEIJING U.S. short-term rental service Airbnb Inc has hit a wall with its newest marketing scheme in China, after regulators objected to a promotion offering sleepovers on the Great Wall of China.

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