China 24

TikTok app takes social media world by storm

TikTok is the latest social media darling. The video app is reportedly already up to 800 million users a month and is seeing a number of key Instagram influencers move over, lured by the huge potential of an emerging international online market.

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Who runs China?

The National People’s Congress (NPC), the country’s top legislature, is the highest organ of state power. Every March, NPC deputies gather in the Chinese capital of Beijing from every corner of the country to discuss affairs of the state. Who are these deputies? How old are they? Which ethnic groups do they belong to? What’s their educational background? We use 2,975 dots to represent the deputies from 35 delegations to take a look at their commonalities and individualities.

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LEGO plans to build on its success in China

Danish toymaker LEGO has opened a new flagship store in Beijing, and the company plans to double its presence in China this year. The company sees the country’s growing affluence as a good opportunity amid the growing gloom in the industry.

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