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Tencent shares jump 3 percent after regulators approve new games

Tencent, Asia’s biggest listed firm by market value, has been reeling from increased scrutiny of online gaming.

27 Jan 2019 12:06 PM

Tencent releases test version of Game of Thrones smartphone game

The launch comes just weeks after Chinese authorities gave their nod to two batches of new video games after a freeze on approvals.

18 Jan 2019 11:49 AM

China watchdog flags video game approvals; Tencent shares jump

China, the world’s biggest gaming market, stopped approving new titles from March amid a regulatory overhaul.

21 Dec 2018 11:19 AM

Japan's Line jumps 17 per cent after Nikkei reports Tencent tie-up

Line will offer mobile payment services to small to mid-sized Japanese restaurants and stores targeting Chinese tourists.

27 Nov 2018 11:12 AM

China's Tencent builds self-driving car team in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is a hub for testing and research of autonomous vehicles.

07 Nov 2018 11:01 AM


Tencent to expand underage ID check to all games

It includes a “healthy gaming” system that includes time limits on daily play and can perform facial recognition-aided ID checks.

05 Nov 2018 9:26 PM

Tencent to shift focus to industry for future growth

Tencent’s restructuring comes as the company’s main business of gaming and online services grew at a slower pace.

02 Nov 2018 9:31 AM

Tencent to hold India’s biggest PUBG MOBILE tournament

Students across 1000+ colleges in 30+ cities of India to compete for Rs50 Lakhs in prize money including scholarships

13 Sep 2018 3:30 PM

Tencent launches checks to weed out underage gaming amid China crackdown

Tencent said it will introduce a real name-based registration system for new players of its Honour of Kings game to identify minors.

06 Sep 2018 3:38 PM

PUBG MOBILE gets new War Mode, Clan system, new weapon and more

Players can now unlock achievements to earn in-game rewards and items as well.

26 Jul 2018 2:04 PM


Tencent to spin-off online music unit Tencent Music in US

The Chinese internet giant said it would seek a separate listing of its online music entertainment business.

09 Jul 2018 9:13 AM

Google announces patent agreement with Tencent amid China push

The agreement covers a broad range of products and paves the way for collaboration on technology in the future.

20 Jan 2018 10:02 AM

China shuts 128,000 websites containing ‘harmful’ information in 2017: Xinhua

Xinhua says 30.9 mn illegal publications were confiscated over the course of 2017, while 1,900 people were subject to criminal penalties.

09 Jan 2018 11:34 AM

Music streaming giants Spotify, Tencent invest in each other

The companies said it would be "strengthening relationships between the two most popular music streaming platforms in the world."

10 Dec 2017 7:26 AM

Tencent on global path as it surpasses Facebook in valuation

Tencent has also made a 'breakthrough' in gaining an e-payment license in Malaysia and plans a launch early next year.

21 Nov 2017 12:44 PM


Snapchat to introduce games? China's Tencent says so

Tencent recently bought 145.8 million of its shares on the open market, fuelling rumors about how the two companies might work together.

10 Nov 2017 11:41 AM

Ola said to raise $2 billion from SoftBank, Tencent: Bloomberg

Japan’s SoftBank has been looking to play consolidator in India’s flourishing startup ecosystem.

03 Oct 2017 9:33 AM

Tencent to boost AI after profit jumps on mobile games, WeChat

Tencent said it plans to increase investment in payment services, cloud services and artificial intelligence.

16 Aug 2017 8:51 PM

China investigates social media sites for breach of laws

Cyber surveillance is being tightened further ahead of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

13 Aug 2017 8:23 AM

Tencent steps up AI push with research lab in Seattle

Tencent, which owns the popular WeChat messenging app, is Asia's most valuable company with a market capitalisation of nearly $300 billion.

02 May 2017 4:15 PM