Second Chinaversary: Re-orientation, learning and giving context

I continue to soul-search in my second year in China. I tried to be honest with myself, go beyond the surface, and figure out my areas of improvements. The conclusion includes: understanding the state politics of the country, knowing the critical industry terms in Mandarin Chinese, and get my head around economics and business. It’s […]

HKFP quoted me on WeChat’s digital red packets

I was interviewed by a reporter from Hong Kong Free Press about virtual red packets. It’s a favorite feature in Tencent’s all-encompassing app WeChat. Tencent introduced mobile payment two years ago to combat with Alibaba’s Alipay. Mobile payment in WeChat became popular when Tencent gave away virtual red packets to television audiences watching the annual Lunar […]