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How difficult is it to obtain the License for running live-streaming platforms in China?

Last week, China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television released new regulations over the country's booming live-streaming industry. The new regulations require operators to have the License for Publication of Audio-Visual Programs through Information Network (《信息网络传播视听节目许可证》) in order... Continue Reading →

Western Union Launched Promotional Campaign for WeChat’s U.S. Users

International companies, including instant messaging giants, are getting more and more interested in learning from WeChat’s success in monetizing its messaging service. While WeChat’s number of oversea MAUs is unclear and it is growing more slowly than Facebook Messenger, it demonstrates stronger abilities to turn messaging and user engagement into cash.

Mafengwo Gives Online Travel Planning a Social Twist

As more Chinese tourists are opting for independent travel over package trips, travel social network Mafengwo is on hand to help them plan their trips, handle logistics when they get there, and most importantly, record their experiences for the world to see.... Continue Reading →

When Dealing with China, Canada’s A-game Lies At Home

 Chinese Foreign Minister’s recent angry rebuttal at a Canadian reporter over a question about the country’s human rights record have triggered nationwide debate in Canada. Hardliners are quick to take the chance and emphasize that Canada ought to “regain its... Continue Reading →

Overseas Chinese Have Mixed Feelings About Returning Home

(A shorter version is appeared on the University of Nottingham's China Policy Institute Blog.) PRC Citizen Jiajie Li has decided to go to Hong Kong after completion of his Master’s program in Canada. Currently a doctoral student in law at... Continue Reading →

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