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Will China Be the First Country to Phase Out Cash?

Today, many young Chinese believe they could be the first to stop using cash.

by Liu Sha | Oct. 11 2017

Mobile Wallets in China: Click to Pay

Mobile wallets are taking off in China but it is too early to say what they mean for the use.

by Li Hui | Jul. 30 2015

Who’ll Win? Visa and MasterCard Versus UnionPay

Long kept at arm’s length, will foreign bank card companies finally get a fair crack at the China market.

by Chris Russell (Additional reporting by Milo Zhang) | Mar. 31 2015

Yidao Yongche: Is China’s Uber Better than Uber?

In just about three years, Yidao Yongche has carved a niche for itself in China’s car rental market. And.

by Major | Jan. 7 2015

Is Mobile the Future of Banking?

Mobile banking is proving to be a disruptive force for traditional branch banking. What is the future of banking as.

by Neelima | Dec. 10 2014

Will WeChat Succeed in Mobile Commerce?

WeChat, China’s wildly popular social messaging app, is experimenting with mobile commerce in a bid to become an.

by Li Hui | Aug. 26 2014

China Round-up: More Chinese IPOs in the US; Alibaba Buys UCWeb; and Inflation Woes

The week that was: Alibaba continued to make waves with its UCWeb buy and China Post tie-up; Baidu tied.

by Major Tian | Jun. 13 2014

China’s innovation ability is massively underrated

  Centuries ago, China was known as a greater inventor, famous for the Big Four inventions: the compass, gunpowder, papermaking.

by Neelima Mahajan and Major Tian | Sep. 17 2013

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