China’s internet does not receive as much coverage as it deserves, particularly in English. Here is a list of top news sources, in English and Chinese, that our team reads to stay sharp. The list is curated rather than comprehensive; your additions are welcome in the comments.
Start following the topic Chinese internet companies. Features all-stars commenting on China tech, including Kaiser Kuo, Ben Joffe, Christine Lu, David Li, George Godula, and more.
Here are a few of my favorites: @niubi @kaiserkuo @thepekingorder @benjaminjoffe @samflemming You can’t go wrong if you start with those. Also, two longer lists created others on Twitter: China Internet and Digital China.
WSJ China Real Time Report – Technology
High-level coverage of China tech news.
Serving knowledge on China tech finance: VCs, M&A, IPOs, etc.
Venture investing and deals in China.
A blog on China’s hardware goodness, from knock-offs to innovations.
Little Red Book
Covers social media campaigns.
China Tech News
Breaking China tech news.
China Tech Events (English and Chinese)
The StartupDigest is a weekly email about the top tech events in your city. Available for Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, and 50+ more cities around the world. Example.
China tech. Owned by the Oak Pacific Interactive (OPI), owners of RenRen and Mop.com.
Profiles of Chinese startups
Social media matters!
All about Tencent!
Analysis of China tech
And of course, Sina Weibo!
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