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China’s Tencent Holdings has told staff it will no longer guarantee them a pay raise upon promotion, according to an internal letter seen by Reuters, as it reviews its salary policy amid a wider cost-cutting drive. The Chinese social media and gaming giant told its employees of the policy change on Tuesday, saying the decision […]

China’s Tencent Music will pursue a secondary listing of its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the company said on Monday, after reporting a 15 percent fall in revenue at its mainstay social entertainment services business While most of Tencent Music users are in its music streaming unit, social entertainment services including karaoke platforms […]

Chinese social media giant Tencent Holdings Ltd will reduce transaction fees for small and medium-sized merchants using its WeChat payments system by 10%, the company said in a statement on Thursday. The reductions will apply beginning Sept. 1, 2021, and extend up to Sept. 30, 2024, the company added. In order to qualify for the […]

China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Thursday it plans to have its operations and supply chain achieve carbon neutrality by the end of the decade. The company, whose businesses range from messaging app WeChat to games and cloud-based services, is also committing to using green power for 100 percent of its electricity use by 2030. […]

In its latest move to expand its banned list of Chinese applications, India has placed tech companies in a much more difficult position for operational oversight in South Africa. India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology added 54 Chinese tech companies to its list of banned companies under security pretenses, according to the Economic Times on Monday. […]

Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings anticipates leniency from Beijing in allowing the use of ‘metaverse’ virtual environment services throughout the country under the condition that it is in line with Chinese rules and regulations, the company said in its first public comments on the metaverse. According to a post-earnings call done on Wednesday, Tencent would […]

Amidst Beijing’s latest regulatory wave to impose dominion on its tech sector, China’s Big Tech shares drastically dropped on Monday as the country’s watchdogs intend to break down Ant Group Co.’s Alipay, at a speed the U.S. and the European Union cannot fathom or dare to indulge in.  Following a Financial Times report stating that Beijing is […]

Shares in Shenzhen-based media titan Tencent tumbled on Monday following China’s verdict to restrict its private music licensing deals with record labels around the globe, halting the platform’s efforts to show sovereignty over online music streaming in the country. On Saturday, China’s State Administration of Market Regulations (SAMR) announced that the firm is not abiding […]