By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba announced in early September that it is opening a sports division. Alibaba seeks to reshape China’s sports industry through the Internet. Company founder, Jack Ma, stated that it has set up Alibaba Sports Group together with Sina, a China Internet news site, and Yunfeng Capital, […]
By Joe McDonald AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China has banned drivers of private cars from offering services through ride-hailing apps, throwing up a new hurdle to Uber Technologies Ltd.’s global expansion.
By Gillian Wong The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Lawyers of a well-known Chinese general’s son accused of taking part in a gang rape are waging a rare, Western-style war of words against his critics in a reflection of the growing perception that public opinion counts.
By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) ― As a former U.S. commerce secretary and governor of Washington state, Gary Locke wasn’t considered much of a heavyweight on human rights when he became the first Chinese American ambassador to Beijing last year. Trade and maintaining smooth relations between Washington and its biggest foreign creditor […]
BEIJING (AP) — Lin Xiuying believes her daughter bled to death after being gang-raped two years ago by a group of thugs that had ties to the police in their southern Chinese town.