What Will Happen to Uber in China?

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SHANGHAI — Ride-sharing app Uber has expanded around the world at a blistering pace, launching in a new city every one or two days. At first glance, China would appear the ideal fit for the Silicon Valley …

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How to Buy Banned Chinese Books on Alibaba

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On Oct. 10, rumors began to circulate on Weibo, China’s Twitter, that a new group of scholars had been banned from publishing their books in the mainland, while booksellers there would be prohibited from selling works by …

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For Alibaba’s Small Business Army, a Narrowing Path

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange expected to raise approximately $20 billion as early as Sept. 18, celebration is surely in order for the company’s executives. But for millions of …

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Clash of the State-Owned Titans

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In a rare incidence of one Chinese state behemoth directly attacking another, China Central Television (CCTV), with access to over one billion viewers, ran a report on July 9 accusing the Bank of China (BOC), the nation’s largest foreign …

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