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Tencent Releases Metaverse-Rate Scoring System On January 12th, Tencent News and the School of Journalism, Fudan University jointly released the “2021-2022 Metaverse Annual Report”. For the first time, the report proposed the concept of “Metaverse-Rate” which will become the scoring standard for the development of… Read More

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State Administration for Market Regulation Establishes Competition Policy & Big Data Center On December 16th, the State Administration for Market Regulation held the founding meeting of its competition policy & big data center. As approved, the main responsibilities of the center are policy research on… Read More

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JD Cloud Sets Up a New Digital Economy Company with Scope of Business in Data Processing and Storage Support Services. As shown on enterprise information query platform Tianyancha.com, JD Cloud, the cloud computing brand of JD.com, has established a new digital economy Co., Ltd on… Read More

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The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Issues the “14th Five-Year Plan for Big Data industry development” On November 30th, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released the “14th Five-Year Plan for the Development of Big Data Industry” (hereinafter referred to as the Plan)…. Read More

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Beijing Looks to Set Up Digital Asset Exchange in the Sub-Center Area On November 26th, the State Council released a circular on supporting Beijing’s sub-center in pursuing high-quality development. To achieve the goals of a green city, sponge city, and smart city, related authorities will… Read More

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Cyberspace Administration of China Plans to Introduce Category-based Data Protection System On November 14th, the Cyberspace Administration of China released the “Internet Data Security Administrative Regulations” for public consultation. The regulations call for the establishment of a category and grade-based data protection system which divides… Read More

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People’s Bank of China Launches New Support Policy for Carbon Reduction  On November 8th, the People’s Bank of China launched a new policy tool to support efforts of carbon reduction in China. The PBC will use this monetary policy instrument to provide low-cost funding for… Read More

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Personal Information Protection Law Goes Into effect on November 1st On November 1st, the Personal Information Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China came into effect. According to the law, activities such as collection, processing, and trading of personal information will be strictly monitored,… Read More

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“Banking Financial Institutions Joint Declaration for the Support for the Protection of Biodiversity” Released in Kunming On October 15th, 36 Chinese banks and 24 foreign banks and international organizations signed up for the “Banking Financial Institutions Joint Declaration for the Support for the Protection of… Read More

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Enterprise Data Search Engine Arctic Data Completes 20-million -yuan Pre-A Round Financing Enterprise Data search engine Arctic Data has recently completed a 20-million-yuan pre-A round of financing. The investment was led by Vitalbridge, and participated by Plum Ventures and Incapital. Established in 2018, Arctic Data… Read More

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CBIRC Supports Domestic Insurance Companies to Issue Catastrophe Bonds in Hong Kong Market On September 27th, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) released the “Notice on Matters Related to Domestic Insurance Companies Issuing Catastrophic Bonds in Hong Kong Market”. According to the document,… Read More

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E-Sign Completes 1.2-Billion-Yuan E round of Financing On September 13th, digital signature service provider E-Sign completed a 1.2-billion-yuan E round of financing, with participation from Sequoia China, IDG Capital, Hidden Hill Capital, Guangxi Investment Group, Wenshi Investment, Fortune Capital, and Grand Flight. Established in 2002,… Read More

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Beijing Will Vigorously Support the Development of Two Types of Credit Rating Agencies On September 6th, Huo Xuewen, Director of Beijing Municipal Bureau of Financial Work gave a speech at the 2021 China Credit Forum. Huo introduced that Beijing would give priority to the development… Read More

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Data Security Law Comes Into Effect  On September 1st, the Data Security Law came into effect. Together with Cyber Security Law and Personal Information Protection Law, the three regulations shall lay the foundation for information security in China. The 29th session of the Standing Committee… Read More

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Digital RMB Used in China’s Futures Market for the First Time On August 24th, the Dalian Commodity Exchange had paid the fees to Dalian Liangyun Group Storage and Transportation Co., Ltd in the form of digital RMB, making it the first use of digital RMB… Read More

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Tencent: No Plan to Provide Palm Payment Service  This week, Tencent was reported to provide a new palm payment service, which would be the first of such functions in China and would be linked to the user’s WeChat account. However, Tencent has denied this news… Read More

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Shenzhen to Pilot Chief Data Officer System According to a notice released on its official website on August 11th, Shenzhen municipal government, governments of Futian District, Nanshan District, Baoan District, Pingshan Districts, and eight city-level bureaus (including the public security bureau and human resources bureau)… Read More

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Shanghai Taxis Began to Accept Digital RMB Payments Shanghai Qiangsheng Taxi Company has equipped its 6000 clean energy taxis with digital RMB payment capability. Customers could hail these taxis on 62580 APP. When they arrive at their destination, they could scan the QR code on… Read More

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Alibaba Establishes Digital Agricultural Subsidiary According to information from Tianyancha, Alibaba Digital Agriculture (Shandong) Co., Ltd. was established on July 12th, with a registered capital of 10 million yuan. This company is a fully owned subsidiary of Alibaba (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Its business scope includes… Read More

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WeChat Pay Offers Special Call Center Service for Users Over 60 Years Old On February 3rd, CNNIC released “The 47th Statistical Report on China’s Internet Development”. Up to December 2020, the number of mobile payment users in China stood at 853 million, up 87.44 million… Read More

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