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In cloud clash with Alibaba, underdog Tencent adopts more aggressive tactics

12:05am BST

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI For Chinese cloud services companies, the coronavirus outbreak has become a rainmaker, bringing in new business far and wide as firms shift work online and authorities develop apps and systems to help contain outbreaks and manage social restrictions.

Indian PM Modi shuts Weibo account after banning Chinese apps

02 Jul 2020

HONG KONG/NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has deleted his account on Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, an Indian government source and the company said, as tensions between the two countries continue to simmer over a border skirmish.

India's Prime Minister Modi shuts Weibo account after app ban

02 Jul 2020

HONG KONG, July 2 Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, said it has deleted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's account at the request of the Indian embassy, as tensions between the two countries continue to simmer over a border skirmish.

India's Chinese app ban seen jolting ByteDance's India plans, angers some TikTok users

30 Jun 2020

NEW DELHI/HONG KONG An Indian ban on dozens of Chinese apps following a border clash between the two nations has possibly derailed a $1 billion India expansion plan of China's ByteDance, while also sparking an uproar from users of its popular TikTok video app. | Video

India's Chinese app ban seen jolting $1 bln expansion of ByteDance

30 Jun 2020

* Tencent upset, fears could affect some of its games: sources

Tencent seeks $6 billion in bond sale as protests hit Hong Kong

27 May 2020

HONG KONG Chinese technology giant Tencent kicked off its offer of bonds worth up to $6 billion in Hong Kong on Wednesday, launching the sale even as riot police fired pepper spray to disperse protesters in the city's central business district.

Tencent to invest $70 billion in 'new infrastructure'

26 May 2020

HONG KONG Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings will invest 500 billion yuan ($70 billion) over the next five years in technology infrastructure including cloud computing, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, the company said Tuesday.

Tencent plans to sell billions of dollars in bonds globally

26 May 2020

HONG KONG Chinese social media and gaming giant Tencent Holdings is testing the market's appetite for a U.S. dollar bond deal it plans to offer, according to a term sheet reviewed by Reuters.

Tencent plans to sell billions of dollars in bonds globally

26 May 2020

HONG KONG Chinese social media and gaming giant Tencent Holdings is testing the market's appetite for a U.S. dollar bond deal it plans to offer, according to a term sheet reviewed by Reuters.

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