Microsoft to shut down LinkedIn in China

LinkedIn is the only major U.S.-owned social network operating in China. Microsoft is pulling the plug on LinkedIn in China nearly seven years after its launch and will replace it with a stripped-down version of the platform that would focus only on jobs. LinkedIn is the only major U.S.-owned social network operating in the country, … Read more

China sends 56 jets into Taiwan defence zone in another record incursion

Taiwan urged Beijing to stop “irresponsible provocative actions” after 56 Chinese warplanes crossed into its air defence zone on Monday in yet another record incursion. The defence ministry said it scrambled aircraft to broadcast warnings after 36 fighter jets, 12 H-6 nuclear-capable bombers and four other planes entered its southwest air defence identification zone (ADIZ). … Read more

China bans men it sees as not masculine enough from TV

China’s government banned effeminate men on TV and told broadcasters Thursday to promote “revolutionary culture,” broadening a campaign to tighten control over business and society and enforce official morality. President Xi Jinping has called for a “national rejuvenation,” with tighter Communist Party control of business, education, culture and religion. Companies and the public are under … Read more

China is years ahead of other major countries in the development of its digital yuan, giving Beijing the chance to expand its influence: Chainalysis | Currency News | Financial and Business News

China is several years ahead of other countries in developing a central bank digital currency, Ulisse Dell’Orto of Chainalysis told CNBC Monday. “We haven’t seen a national roll out” like we have seen in China, Dell’Orto said. Crypto is still a barrier to the digital yuan despite China’s crackdown that grew in May. China is … Read more

China Announces Ban On $100 Billion Dollar For-Profit Education Sector

What Happened: China has announced a set of regulations that effectively ban the operation of for-profit education companies in the country. The new rules will no longer allow companies that teach school subjects to accept overseas investment, which could include capital from offshore registered entities of Chinese firms, according to a notice released by the … Read more

Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel warns bitcoin might serve as a Chinese financial weapon against the US – and says it threatens the dollar | Currency News | Financial and Business News

Peter Thiel, one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent venture capitalists, suggested bitcoin could pose a threat to the US during a virtual seminar held by the Richard Nixon Foundation this week.”Even though I’m a pro-crypto, pro-bitcoin maximalist person, I do wonder whether at this point bitcoin should also be thought of in part as a … Read more

Caishen.Co Launches Real-Time Chinese Stock Market Data Monitoring Platform Powered By A.I.

Leading primary investment news and data platform China Money Network (www.ChinaMoneyNetwork.com) today unveiled its sister service Caishen.Co (www.Caishen.Co) to provide critical information about China’s secondary investment markets. Caishen.Co monitors real-time data for over 4600 companies listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. The platform then organizes more than 32000 monthly market … Read more