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China targets celebrities, fan groups in new month-long clean up campaign

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has launched a month-long “clean cyberspace” campaign, which it said would target online abuse, “chaos” in cele...

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China cyberspace regulator drafts new rules for internet behemoths

China’s cyberspace regulator has drafted new guidelines that will require the country’s internet behemoths to obtain its approval before they undertake any investments ...

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China drafts rules on security reviews for apps influencing public opinion

China’s cyber regulatory body has issued draft rules governing mobile apps, including a requirement for security reviews of apps whose functions could influence public opinio...

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China orders cybersecurity reviews for businesses seeking overseas listings

China has said it will put in force new rules to increase its oversight of plans by Chinese platform businesses to list on overseas stock markets in the latest move to tighten its ...

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China targets online platforms in quest to ‘clean up’ internet

China will scrutinise online platforms such as social media networks and video-sharing sites to clamp down on fake accounts and information as part of its drive to “clean up&...

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Weibo fined by Chinese regulator for publishing illegal information

Chinese social media platform Weibo has been slapped with a 3 million yuan (approximately $470,000) fine by China’s internet regulator for repeatedly publishing illegal infor...

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Beijing presses Didi to delist from US over data security fears

Chinese regulators have pressed top executives of ride hailing giant Didi to devise a plan to delist from the NYSE due to concerns about data security, two people with knowledge of...

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China says update of news-sources list meant to fix ‘chaotic dissemination’

China’s recent move to update an official list of internet news providers whose content may be reprinted by other sites is aimed at correcting a “chaotic dissemination&...

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Sources: Didi prepares to relaunch apps in China, anticipates data probe will end soon

Didi Global is preparing to relaunch its ride-hailing and other apps in China by the end of the year in anticipation that Beijing’s cybersecurity investigation into the compa...

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Chinese social media platforms to “rectify” financial self-media accounts

China’s top social media platforms, Wechat, Douyin, Sina Weibo and Kuaishou, have said they would begin to rectify irregular practices of “self-media” accounts th...

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Baidu raises $1 billion in ESG bond issue despite China tech sector woes

China’s Baidu has raised $1 billion in a two-tranche, US dollar sustainability bond, its first environment, social and governance (ESG) transaction.

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China’s Didi improves pay transparency for drivers

Didi Global Inc has said it will provide its drivers in several Chinese cities with more details on the fees they receive, the first big move by the ride-hailing giant after state ...

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Didi app takedown may hit revenue, other US-listed Chinese firms probed

Ride-hailing giant Didi Global Inc said a regulatory order that its app be removed from app stores in China could hurt revenue, while other newly US-listed Chinese firms also found...

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China orders Didi app downloads suspended over data violation

China’s cyberspace regulator has said that it had ordered smartphone app stores to stop offering Didi Global Inc’s app after finding that the ride-hailing giant had ill...

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China to restrict mobile app news notifications in internet clampdown

China’s internet watchdog has said that it will ban some mobile app notifications and tighten regulations as the CCP ramps up a campaign to rein in tech companies.

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