The order would have slowed WeChat down and made it unusable in the United States for video chats with family and friends.
21 Sep 2020 7:05 PM
Punitive measures may include fines against the foreign entity, banning it from conducting trade and investment in China.
19 Sep 2020 4:50 PM
Using the app to communicate won’t be a banned transaction, although messaging on it could be “directly or indirectly impaired” by the ban.
17 Sep 2020 9:32 PM
“If WeChat is banned...no reason why Chinese shall keep iPhone and apple products,” foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian tweeted.
28 Aug 2020 6:18 PM
US WeChat Users Alliance says many American Chinese people rely on the app for work, worship and staying in touch with relatives in China.
23 Aug 2020 4:46 PM
China’s restrictions on foreign tech firms helped nurture homegrown tech giants. Now the US is putting its own limits on China.
08 Aug 2020 7:40 PM
Trump’s order appears to formalise his threat to shut down TikTok unless Microsoft or some other American company buys it by September 15.
07 Aug 2020 1:57 PM
'At this time, the order takes action to address one mobile application in particular, TikTok,' he said.
07 Aug 2020 8:40 AM
Some app developers themselves also voluntarily took down apps from Play Store and App Store to adhere to local laws.
02 Jul 2020 5:57 PM
The charge of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" is a catch-all that Chinese authorities use against people who criticise the regime
01 May 2020 11:56 AM
Confirmed cases in Shenzhen have climbed rapidly to 245 as of Monday.
04 Feb 2020 7:53 AM
A translation bug on the chinese app sparked discussion after it translated flag emojis, particularly Canada's, to absurd English phrases.
18 Dec 2019 3:30 PM
The student, Liu Jingyao, from China, filed a civil lawsuit against JD’s CEO in a Minneapolis court.
20 Apr 2019 4:04 PM
The company’s ambitions harken to how WeChat has become the centerpiece of digital life in China.
13 Mar 2019 12:26 PM
Inspired from China’s WeChat, Facebook is spreading its wings to be a one-stop solution for a person’s everyday needs.
10 Mar 2019 6:43 AM
The police found that some social media accounts fabricated accusations against companies and individuals.
09 Dec 2018 11:21 AM
Richard Liu, the founder of Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com Inc, was arrested on suspicion of rape, according to a report.
24 Sep 2018 1:51 PM
Bullet Messenger, a Chinese messaging app, has racked up millions of downloads since its debut just a few weeks ago.
06 Sep 2018 6:44 PM
Videos circulating on social media showed a scantily-clad dancer in hot pants shimmying up and down a pole to thumping music.
04 Sep 2018 1:12 PM
The first program comprises a sketching game in which players tie up with AI and compete against their friends.
18 Jul 2018 2:11 PM