In an age of isolation, video sharing platform TikTok has emerged as a bonding force for many. But recent headlines allege the service, owned by Beijing-based company ByteDance, is feeding users’ data to the Chinese Communist Party. Earlier this week, the Herald Sun reported that an unnamed federal MP was pushing for the app to… Read more »
Hackers are targeting Australia: Scott Morrison flags ‘state-based’ attacks – and it all points to China
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australian organisations are currently being targeted by “a sophisticated state-based cyber actor” in a media conference that appears to escalate the ongoing war of words with China. “This activity is targeting Australian organisations across a range of sectors, including all levels of government, industry, political organisations, education, health, essential service providers… Read more »
China Money Network cofounder Nina Xiang will be sharing her in-depth insights into Chinese tech as part of this year’s Visiting Entrepreneur Program (VEP).
National Australia Bank (NAB) has announced a collaboration with Chinese payment platform Alipay that will allow its merchants to take payments from customers via Alipay.
Australia’s transaction value through Alipay during China’s Golden Week holiday last week ranked 9th globally, with the number of transactions up 105 percent on 2017.
Sinorbis, whose marketing platform helps brands develops and execute their marketing for Chinese consumers, has raised a $4 million Series.
The Global Sydney Landing Pad Program will be developed and coordinated by Haymarket HQ, Australia’s only Asia-focused innovation hub, supporting businesses looking to expand and invest into Sydney.
Meditrav is looking to capitalise on the growth of medical tourism and develop the market in Australia, with an initial focus on attracting Chinese patients.
According to a report released earlier this year by ecommerce giant Alibaba, Australia is the third largest importer into China on its Tmall platform, following just Japan and the United States. With Alibaba estimating that the cross border ecommerce market could be worth $125.5 billion in China by 2019, the opportunities for Australian companies are… Read more »
Localisation is everything, but too many businesses ignore this and come with a set “China strategy” that fails to make distinctions about the different parts of the market
The Australian rideshare market continues to heat up, with Chinese player Didi Chuxing today announcing it’s set to launch in Melbourne later this month.
Australian infant formula business Bubs Australia is gearing up for growth in China, today announcing the opening of a store on Alibaba’s Tmall Global platform
From partnerships to joint ventures and wholly foreign-owned enterprises (WFOE), researching how to structure your Chinese operation is vital, but even before that, researching where to set up is key.
Austrade Trade Commissioner in Shanghai, Susan Corbisiero on the opportunities for Aussie fintechs in China
“There was no Pearl Tower, and I was the tourist attraction at Yuyuan Garden.” China has changed immeasurably since Susan Corbisiero first made her way to China in 1990, and as Trade Commissioner and Post Manager with Austrade in Shanghai now, Susan’s key piece of advice to Australians looking to do business in China is:… Read more »
Bridestowe Lavender Estate’s Bobbie the Bear took China by storm a few years ago, transforming the scented teddy bear into an overnight celebrity.