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Arrested Huawei executive board member Meng Wanzhou is the daughter of the company’s founder. Photograph: Reuters

The arrest of Meng Wangzhou, chief financial officer of the electronics giant Huawei and daughter of the firm’s founder Ren Zhengfei, has sent shockwa(...)

Jack Ma started Alibaba in 1999 and transformed it into one the world’s most important ecommerce and digital payments companies. His net worth is estimated at about €35 billion. File photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

China’s richest man, the Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma, has been revealed as a member of the ruling Communist Party of China, having joined dur(...)

Not all money managers share the idea that emerging market stocks are obviously cheap, while others say they are cheap for good reasons. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Emerging markets have endured a torrid year, losing more than a quarter of their value since peaking in January. Investors are often advised to buy wh(...)

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ireland and China enjoy a warm and fruitful political, cultural, and economic relationship. We have had a succession of Irish ministerial visits to Ch(...)

Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison: The fundraise is the first time that Stripe has led a funding round although it has made a number of minor acquisitions in recent years.

Stripe, the online payments company established by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, has led an $8 million (€6.8 million) Series A funding (...)

Amazon-rival Google launched a financial services comparison site in the United Kingdom and the United States in 2016 but shut it down after only a year due to low traffic. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

Amazon. com is sounding out some of Europe’s top insurance companies to see if they would contribute products to a UK price comparison website in what(...)

The former Google China headquarters in Beijing in 2010.  The internet giant is returning to the Chinese market, US media reports say. Photograph: Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images

Google is working on plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block controversial search terms and some websites, according t(...)

Keywords Studios provides services to 23 of the top 25 most prominent games companies globally. Photograph: iStock

Irish video gaming company Keywords Studios has acquired a machine learning business from a Japanese-based developer for $1.5 million (€1.27 million).(...)

WPP’s intention to seek local partners by ceding a minority stake predates Martin Sorrell’s departure in April. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

WPP is in talks to sell a minority stake in its China-based advertising business to Alibaba, Tencent and China Media. The talks, first reported by Sk(...)

Keywords Studios chief executive Andrew Day pictured in the company’s Dublin HQ. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fast-growing Irish video gaming firm Keywords Studios has bought Canadian company Snowed In for CAD$4 million (€2.59 million), in what is its sixth ac(...)

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