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Gambling could be next industry targeted by Xi's crackdown: China analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The arrest of gambling group CEO Alvin Chau in Macau is probably the start of a new crackdown on China’s gambling sector, according to veteran China watcher Bill Bis...

China kills off murder mystery games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Murder mysteries are the latest billion-dollar industry to be struck down in broad daylight by Chinese authorities after state-run media painted a target on the sector&rsq...

Hong Kong market regulators get increased requests for crypto ETFs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has received multiple requests from locally-listed companies about offering cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds (ETF...

Business Highlights: Retail sales, Wall Street's big week

___ Retail sales climb despite rising prices, supply issues NEW YORK (AP) — Americans continued to spend at a solid clip in September even while facing sticker shoc...

China crackdown on Apple store hits holy book apps, Audible

Amazon's audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the Apple store in mainland China, the latest examples of the impact of the...

U.S. becomes largest bitcoin mining centre after China crackdown

HONG KONG, Oct 13 (Reuters) - The United States has overtaken China to account for the largest share of the world's bitcoin mining, data published on Wednesday by Britain's Cambridge Centre fo...

China crackdown: How much pain can the economy take?

The future of China's economic miracle has been preying on investors' minds this year in the wake of a far-reaching crackdown by Beijing on many of its key industries. Billions of dollars hav...

EXCLUSIVE Didi co-founder Liu told associates she plans to leave - sources

Didi Global Inc (DIDI.N) co-founder and President Jean Liu has told some close associates that she intends to step down, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the Chinese ride-hailing giant fa...

In fresh regulatory move, China tells tech giants to stop blocking rivals' links

BEIJING, Sept 13 (Reuters) - China fired a fresh regulatory shot at its tech giants on Monday, telling them to end a long-standing practice of blocking each other's links on their sites or face co...

India, U.S. seeing fund inflows after China crackdown - Mark Mobius

MUMBAI, Aug 11 (Reuters) - India, the United States and parts of other emerging markets have seen fund inflows redirected from China as recent regulatory crackdowns in the world's second-biggest e...

China steps up supervision of overseas-listed firms after Didi IPO drama

BEIJING, July 6 (Reuters) - China will step up supervision of Chinese firms listed offshore, its cabinet said on Tuesday, days after Beijing launched a cybersecurity investigation into ride-hailing gi...

Thousands flee Hong Kong for UK, fearing China crackdown

LONDON (AP) — Cindy had a comfortable lifestyle in Hong Kong: she owned several properties with her husband, they had a good business going. But last year she made up her mind to leave it all be...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. NAVY ADMIRAL TO STAND DOWN The extraordinary downfall of ...

What does China want to achieve by 'modifying' Islam?

On Sunday, Chinese authorities announced their plan to Sinicize Islam through a five-year plan. According to a report published in the state-run Global Times newspaper, on January 4, representatives o...

Uighur woman shares 'horrendous' China crackdown details with US Congress

A hearing organized by the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) on Wednesday examined the state of religious freedom in China and the growing restrictions imposed by authorities on re...