Tech deals down in China, despite record Didi funding in April

Mergers and acquisitions in mainland China’s technology sector saw a year-on-year decline of 12.9 per cent in the past four months, despite the massive US$5.5 billion funding round scored by ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing about two weeks ago ... ( read original story ...)

China's Uber rival takes step toward global plunge

Didi Chuxing starts rolling out an English version of its ride-hailing app in China, as it eyes an international launch. If you're visiting China but don't speak the language, you may be relieved to hear that you can hail a cab just as easily as the locals ... ( read original story ...)

Li gets close look at China-made tractor

China previously depended on overseas technology for such products. WU ZHIYI / CHINA DAILY Premier Li Keqiang called on Monday for further efforts to drive agricultural modernization and manufacturing upgrades amid China's economic transformation. ( read original story ...)

Russia blocks China's biggest messaging app

China's most popular messaging app has been blocked in Russia. Moscow's communications regulator has added WeChat to its list of prohibited websites, according to Russian state news agency TASS. The messaging app ran afoul of laws requiring companies that ... ( read original story ...)