Monthly Archives: December 2015

171 Chinese Game Companies Went IPO in 2015

By | 2015-12-31T13:08:38+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Categories: China, Consoles, NetEase|

Top Policy Changes in China This Year The USA version of China's English language newspaper, China Daily, published the Top 10 policy changes in China in 2015. According to the article, various new policies have been introduced in China in 2015. From the two-child policy to a unified pension system, from household permits for all to [...]

Tencent Now Owns 100% of Riot Games

By | 2015-12-18T13:13:14+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Categories: China, Tencent, Vietnam|

Tencent Owns Riot Games Tencent has purchased the shares in Riot Games that it previously did not own, bringing the ownership up to 100%. The Chinese gaming, messaging and Internet behemoth already has the license to operate Riot's hit League of Legends in China and has generated a good portion of its gaming revenue from that [...]

Google Tests Out China’s Free Trade Zone

By | 2015-12-11T12:47:10+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Categories: China, eSports, Southeast Asia, Tencent|

Google Tests Out China's FTZ There have been many rumors brewing recently about Google possibly reentering China in 2016, leading with Google Play. We cannot confirm these rumors to be true at this time, but we did take note of something mentioned in Sinocism this week, that had come from the Wall Street Journal. The WSJ [...]

The9 Obtains Exclusive License for Crossfire 2 in China

By | 2015-12-04T10:33:55+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Categories: China, Southeast Asia, The9|

IMF Includes Renminbi as a Main World Currency The IMF's announced its decision to include the Renminbi as a reserve currency in the Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket of currencies alongside only the Yen, Dollar, Euro and Pound. This is a reflection of the opening up of the Chinese economy and the release of currency controls, [...]