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Baidu to Invest 30 mln in Japan in 2009

DoNews, 2/20/09

Chinese online search company Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) has revealed at its Q4 2008 earnings conference that it plans to invest between USD 25 mln and USD 30 mln in the Japanese market, primarily in research and development.   Read More...

Tencent Qzone Exceeds 200 Mln Log-ins Per Month

Tencent Tech, 2/20/09

According to statistics from Chinese Internet and wireless value-added services provider Tencent (0700.HK), as of January 31, over 200 mln unique accounts were logging into its Qzone blogging service per month.   Read More...

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Taobao Influences Courier Industry Policy

Sina Tech, 2/20/09

A spokesperson for Chinese C2C and B2C e-commerce site Taobao has revealed that the company is taking advantage of its industry influence to effect changes to the courier delivery industry.   Read More...

HC International to Promote Buyer/Supplier Communication

Sina Tech, 2/20/09

Chinese B2B e-commerce service provider HC International (8292.HK) has announced that it plans to continue efforts to build a platform for direct communication between suppliers and buyers.   Read More...

Yaolan Launches English Teaching Platform for Children

China.com.cn, 2/20/09

After eight months of development, Chinese childcare portal Yaolan launched the new 'Pocket Elf,' an English teaching platform targeting children from ages 3-12 with 140 vocabulary items and educational games.   Read More...

Zhaopin Introduces New Listing Services

China.com.cn, 2/19/09

Online employment classifieds firm Zhaopin introduced a new RMB 99/month classified package, "iPin," which is advertised as allowing employers to register and post a listing within 5 minutes.   Read More...

Online Video Sites Unconcerned by CCTV.com Market Entry

CNET, 2/20/09

Youku CEO Victor Koo and P2P streaming media site Funsion's CEO Frank Luo said that they welcomed CCTV.com, the first effort by China Central Television to enter the video-sharing field.   Read More...

Oak Pacific: Acquisition of eLong a Possibility

Sohu IT, 2/20/09

Responding to reports that Oak Pacific Interactive had purchased 23.7% of online travel firm eLong's (Nasdaq: LONG) circulating shares, Oak Pacific CEO Joe Chen said that the internet platform provider had bought eLong stock because it considered eLong "severely undervalued."   Read More...

Woman Sues Qihoo for Defamation

Beijing Youth, 2/19/09

A young woman has sued Chinese online forum search provider Qihoo and Beijing Sanji Wireless Science & Technology for infringement of her portrait rights and defamation, after discovering personal photos she had previously published on her blog had been attached to an embarrassing article written by another party.   Read More...

Giant Interactive Raises Salaries

17173.com, 2/20/09

Online game developer and operator Giant Interactive (NYSE: GA) has announced it has increased employee salaries by an average of 14%, with some salaries raised up to 30%.   Read More...

Perfect World to Release New Expansion Pack for World II

17173.com, 2/20/09

Online game developer and operator Perfect World (Nasdaq: PWRD) has announced that it will release a new expansion pack for its 3D MMORPG Perfect World II (World 2 International) in March.   Read More...

NetDragon to Begin OB of New Expansion Pack

Sina Games, 2/20/09

Chinese online game developer and operator NetDragon (0777.HK) has announced that it will begin open beta testing of a new expansion pack, "Expanding Horizons", for its science fiction-based 2.5D MMORPG Zero Online on February 23.   Read More...

Perfect World to Open New Server for MMO

Perfect World PR, 2/19/09

Online game developer and operator Perfect World (Nasdaq: PWRD) has announced that it will open a new server for its MMORPG Legend of Martial Arts on February 20.   Read More...

Sohu to Open New Servers for MMO

17173.com, 2/20/09

Online game developer and operator Sohu (Nasdaq: SOHU) has announced that it will open two new servers for its 3D MMORPG Tian Long Ba Bu on February 20.   Read More...

Joyzone to Begin Third-Round CB of Casual Game

17173.com, 2/20/09

Online game operator Shanghai Joyzone has announced that it will begin third-round closed beta testing of its casual car racing game Level-R on March 5.   Read More...

Baiyou Huitong to Begin CB of MMO

17173.com, 2/20/09

Online game operator Baiyou Huitong has announced that it will begin closed beta testing of its MMORPG Shouxue Feiteng on March 3.   Read More...

 
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