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Jewel is a world-touring pop star by day and a superhero in disguise by night
It has been a long journey from a mysterious inventor’s concept to a US$200 billion economy
Binance founder Zhao Changpeng is playing a game of regulatory arbitrage to grow the world’s No 1 cryptocurrency exchange wherever it is welcome.
Tencent’s stricter controls over underage gamers come amid Beijing’s call to protect children’s health, with the government blaming the country’s widespread myopia on the playing of video games.
Chinese authorities stopped approving new games starting at the end of March and the hiatus is expected to last for another four to six months.
China’s top state media has warned against videogame addiction, as regulators vowed to restrict the approval of new games amid concerns over children’s health.
The Guangzhou Development District, which was established in the 1980s as one of China’s first special economic zones, issued a notice that banned the hosting of events promoting cryptocurrencies.
Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent block cryptocurrency-related activities on their platforms amid Beijing’s intensifying crackdown on digital money
Showgirls are still a major appeal at gaming conventions, where firms like Tencent and NetEase deploy an army of young women to entertain the mainly male attendees
Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings has pulled one of the world’s hottest video games from its WeGame platform less than a week after launch in the latest case of Beijing’s tightened controls over online content.