China primed to push advances in blockchain and 5G development

Mainland China is primed to become a global leader in the implementation of blockchain, the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrency bitcoin, as the central government reinforces the creation of digital intelligent services in the country ... ( read original story ...)

China To Speed Up Tech IPO Approvals: Reuters

Currently, there are about 700 companies waiting in line to be listed in Shanghai or Shenzhen. As a result, there are few technology companies listed in China and the publicly listed tech names have hefty valuations. The tech-heavy ChiNext Index ... ( read original story ...)

China's unicorn shortcut sidelines IPO reform

The securities watchdog is mulling faster IPO approvals for big tech names ... from Hong Kong and New York will come at the expense of genuine liberalisation. Beijing's micromanagement of the pace and pricing of new listings has fanned speculative bubbles. ( read original story ...)

China sends first senior official to Washington in Trump era

BEIJING -- China is sending its first senior official to visit the United States since President Donald Trump took office, amid uncertainties over trade relations and new security tensions in east Asia. The Foreign Ministry said State Councilor Yang Jiechi ... ( read original story ...)