September 09, 2021
The Real Cause of China’s Alibaba Crackdown
By Canghao Chen
Political intrigue? Personal grudges? There's a more basic cause for Alibaba's ill fortune: The company threatens China's monetary authority.
August 11, 2021
A Struggle for Information Control Between China’s Government and the Tech Giants
By Canghao Chen
The Chinese government risks becoming the primary obstacle to the advancement of the internet industry in China.
June 23, 2021
In China, Cashless Is King
By Edward Lehman and Jed Rothstein
From Alipay and WeChat Pay to the digital RMB, the past, present, and future of China’s digital payment services.
April 05, 2021
How Will China’s Sovereign Digital Currency Affect Fintech?
By Sara Hsu
China’s sovereign digital currency is likely to have a mainly positive impact on the fintech sector.
November 04, 2020
Market Debut of Chinese E-finance Giant Ant Group Postponed
By Associated Press
It was hoped that Ant's debut would put a spotlight on China’s economic rebound from the pandemic.
October 13, 2020
Trump Reportedly Eyes More Chinese Firms for Sanction
By Eleanor Albert
The administration is considering restrictions on Chinese digital payment platforms, on top of existing bans.
July 16, 2019
China’s Digital Payment Revolution: Lessons for Libra
By Dongyao Nie
China’s cashless revolution shows the potential impacts of Facebook’s Libra project.
August 05, 2015
The Bumpy Road to Regulating China's Internet Finance Industry
By Lincoln E. Davidson
The Chinese state's attempt to regulate the country's Internet finance industry could have unpredictable consequences.