[October 4th – October 11th]
Panda Review 20 China digital news
So what happened these past 2 weeks in China ?
Read our press review below: all the best news about E-commerce, digital marketing, social media, KOL news, travel retail and tourism industries, new technologies, Chinese society and culture. And sometimes, great Chinese digital market white book or report to download that we found for you!
🛍️ E-commerce & Co.
JING DAILY – October 6, 2021
Key lessons from China brand failure
International brands often make the mistake of downplaying the local competition, which can compete very well on cost and supply chain operations.
🤳 Digital Marketing, KOL
DAO INSIGHTS – October 4, 2021
Xiaohongshu’s display ad is accused of disrespecting women
Xiaohongshu’s advertising has been pushed to the forefront of public opinion recently, by an article “Xiaohongshu’s display advertising on Hupu sells female users’ photos to men as free porn”. This was not the first time that Xiaohongshu was in controversy over the past month. This popular social media platform has twice been on the hot search list of Sina Weibo.
REST OF WORLD – October 7, 2021
Police influencers pushing a controversial anti-fraud app are going viral in China
Guoping Chen, the story goes, is an ordinary police officer in the Chinese town of Qinhuangdao, Hebei province. But it’s his second life on social media that has brought him fame. There, Chen is a cybercrime-fighting influencer for good, determined to save the Chinese public from internet fraud.
✈️ Travel Retail, Tourism
DAO INSIGHTS – October 6, 2021
Golden week boost domestic tourism close to the pre-pandemic level
Due to a lack of confidence in foreign countries’ handling of the pandemic, this year’s Golden Week becomes a great opportunity to boost domestic travel, which is characterised by short distance, rustic and patriotic trips.
👀 New Technologies
DAXUE CONSULTING – October 7, 2021
2021 becomes the year of crackdowns in China as the country’s tightening regulations spread through more spheres
In the second half of 2021, it seems almost every week we hear of a new crackdown in China, each of which impact a range of industries, throwing market dynamics for a loop.
ABC NEWS – October 10, 2021
From marriage markets to virtual AI boyfriends, love and romance are changing in China
XiaoIce a Chinese tech firm created an artificial intelligence chatbot.It is programmed to form emotional bonds with human users through text, voice and photo messages and can be customised to create the ideal virtual boyfriend or girlfriend.
🏮 Society & Culture
CHINA DAILY – October 9, 2021
Cooling-off rule leads to big decline in divorce rate
The statistical about-face came after China’s first Civil Code took effect this year. A new rule in the code’s family and marriage chapter requires couples to go through a month long cooling-off period before a divorce can be granted.
DAO INSIGHTS – October 9, 2021
League of Legends marches into the world’s largest mobile game market
League of Legends Wild Rift finally made its way to China. Tencent’s Riot Games officially launched this mobile game in mainland China on Friday. This is the tenth year since League of Legends entered the Chinese market, and Tencent is expecting a boost in its stock prices brought by this power IP.