China

Ant Financial, Ant Group, Jack Ma, Alibaba

Jack Ma's fintech giant Ant: a brief history of its Southeast Asia empire building

Now we know that Ant Financial—or Ant Group, as we apparently must call it from…


China’s iQiyi ramps up Southeast Asia expansion

After its very quiet rollout in Malaysia midway through 2019, followed by…


China’s Tencent buys into Southeast Asia’s Netflix battle

China’s social media and gaming giant Tencent, perhaps best known as the maker…


World AI Conference 2020 goes live on July 9 – 11

Organized by the Shanghai government, the annual World Artificial Intelligence…


ARES Webinar 2020 – China Reopens on June 11 2020

“China Reopens” – Asian Real Estate Opportunities in the Greater China Region…


Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar

China’s Ant Financial ventures into Myanmar

Continuing its low-key expansion across Asia, China’s Ant Financial, maker of…


Jack Ma, Alibaba, AI, AIWIN

China AI contest calls for global talent

In partnership with AIWIN China’s World AI Innovation Challenge (AIWIN) is…


4 years on, cashierless stores are full of empty promises

The hype around cashierless stores started in 2016 with Amazon’s concept for…


A peek into China’s fast-changing mobile marketing scene

“Taming the beast: Understanding the different faces of mobile marketing and…