Newsletter: The Recent Murder that Bred Fear and Grief across China

Here are the hot trending topics in China last week.

Editor’s Pick

Another murder on DiDi terrorizes China: 20-year-old woman raped and murdered by DiDi driver

The hit Chinese drama the Story of Yanxi Palace has achieved massive success with its feminist twist on a historical setting.

If NIO goes public in the United States, it will be a first for Chinese electric car companies.

Market Briefings


Australia bans Huawei and ZTE from providing 5G technology in the country.

Alibaba revenues soar 61% with booming e-commerce on Taobao.



VIPKID signs strategic cooperation agreement with HMH to bring premium English content.

Baidu and Great Wall Motors plan to mass produce autonomous cars by 2020.



BYTON showcased K-Byte concept and M-Byte at pebble beach.

Waymo sets up Shanghai subsidiary as Google attempts to break into the Chinese market.

New Releases


OPPO launches the R17 series with triple rear cameras and SuperVOOC starting at $508.

Vivo X23 is arriving in ten days, with details unveiled.

ZTE Axon 9 is to be unveiled at IFA 2018.


In this episode of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma take another close look at Tencent.