Monthly Archives: June 2015

29 06, 2015

China’s WeChat Succeeds in Indonesia

2015-06-29T07:10:20+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Categories: Alibaba, Garena, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Tencent|

Forbes Feature on Garena A good article on history of Garena, Southeast Asia's answer to Tencent and Alibaba, and what brought Forrest Li to found it. Lisa Hanson is quoted in the article as well. Steam's Presence in China Steam Spy's data shows that an average game on Steam sells 320,000 units. Different countries have different [...]

19 06, 2015

Chinese Stock Market Tops $10 Trillion

2015-06-19T11:24:04+00:00 June 19th, 2015|Categories: Alibaba, China, Consoles|

The 2015 Chinese College Graduate Job Report A third-party education institution released a "2015 Chinese College Graduate Job Report." The report shows the 2014 income of various kinds of jobs of those who graduated between 3 months and 3 years ago. The job with the highest average monthly income is game designer (RMB 5273/month = $850/mo), [...]

13 06, 2015

China Developing New Mobile Game Regulations

2015-06-13T09:11:53+00:00 June 13th, 2015|Categories: China, Mobile Game Industry|

China Developing New Regulations for Mobile Games 17173.com reported that China's Ministry of Culture is developing a new regulatory policy to help regulate mobile games. The policy is expected to be published in the second half of 2015 and will mainly focus on virtual in-game items and services. The MOBA Genre A writer tells readers of [...]

5 06, 2015

The Chinese A-Shares Market

2015-06-05T08:31:39+00:00 June 5th, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles, Mobile Game Industry|

The Chinese A-Shares Market The Chinese A-shares market is red hot these days, with everyone from local low paid household helpers to stay at home moms to wealthy businesspeople all getting into the market and being delighted by their paper returns. Only Chinese investors may invest in A-shares, not foreigners. It is a sight to behold [...]