Monthly Archives: November 2015

Companies Battle for the Chinese Video Game Market

By | 2015-11-27T07:08:49+00:00 November 27th, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles, Mobile Game Industry, Southeast Asia|

Regulations for TV Set-Top Boxes in China The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) announced new regulations for TV set-top boxes including a list of 81 banned 3rd party apps. Taobao's Tmall division, which certifies that all products sold on Tmall are official and authentic, said that it will upgrade its operating [...]

Alibaba’s Spectacular Singles Day

By | 2015-11-23T09:29:35+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Alibaba, China, Internet Cafes|

Internet Cafes in China According to the Chinese Ministry of Culture, investment in domestic I-cafés has exceeded RMB 20 billion ($3.1 billion) in the past year. The Ministry of Culture encourages I-cafes to upgrade systems and facilities, and to improve management according to the law, sustainable development and good judgment. Five Myths About China's Economy McKinsey [...]

China Issues IP Infringement Rules

By | 2015-11-16T07:30:39+00:00 November 16th, 2015|Categories: China, Internet Cafes, Southeast Asia, Tencent, Vietnam|

Tencent Surges in Q3 Tencent had its highest profit in Q3 2015 thanks to messaging services, video and digital games. Games via PCs and mobile devices both helped boost net income to $1.2 billion for the 3-month period. While costs are rising, that is still impressive net income to say the least. There were 650 million [...]

Steam Supports Chinese RMB

By | 2015-11-02T06:31:42+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|Categories: China, Tencent|

Steam Supports Chinese RMB Steam officially announced that starting from November 3, 2015 it will support Chinese RMB. At the same time, it will also start to support currency in Hong Kong, Taiwan and India. After the launch of new currency support, USD remained in the Steam Wallet can be automatically converted to the new currencies [...]