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11 Must Know News Sites to Understand China, Asia Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Happenings

In ENGLISH:

1) CCN

https://www.ccn.com

2) Coindesk.com

https://www.coindesk.com/

3) China Money Network

https://www.chinamoneynetwork.com

China Money Network is a media company that writes about all things China tech in the English- language.

Pro: The news tone is more finance-like, but the content is unique, timely, and contextual, with an easy to digest website interface.

Con: The site covers all things tech in China, so cryptocurrency is only one focus and it’s not guaranteed all the happenings coming out of China will be covered daily.

4) 8btc

https://news.8btc.com

8btc is a media company that covers China-specific Cryptocurrency news in the English-language.

Pro: The team translates a lot of articles that are originally in Chinese and publishes them more quickly than any other English-based media

Con: I suspect the team is still quite lean and as a result, they don’t publish every single day, and the number of articles published is very limited. The writing is also not as easily digestible as a native English site such as TechCrunch

5) Tech in Asia

Tech in Asia is a media company that writes about all things Asia tech in the English- language.

Pro: The news tone is more tech-like, with an easy to digest website interface.

Con: The site covers all things tech in China, Japan, Southeast Asia, etc, so cryptocurrency is only one focus

6) TechNode

https://technode.com/

TechNode is a media company that writes about all things China tech in the English- language, they have a relationship with TechCrunch to cover tech in China.

Pro: The news tone is more tech-like, with an easy to digest website interface.

Con: The site covers all things tech in China, so cryptocurrency is only one focus and it’s not guaranteed all the happenings coming out of China will be covered daily.

7) SCMP

http://www.scmp.com/

South China Morning Post is a media company based in Hong Kong that covers primarily Asia news in the English-language, with often coverage on Cryptocurrency.

Pro: The site is easily digestible, and the news is more mainstream and contextual

Con: The site doesn’t publish solely focuses on Cryptocurrency and blockchain

8) BlockAsia

http://blockasia.io

BlockAsia is an Asia-based media company that covers Global Cryptocurrency news in the English-language.

Pro: easily digestible, and they have a trending News Flash page that provides some interesting snippet of the latest news

Con: The site doesn’t publish for days at a time, which makes it hard to rely on for a day to day type of news media.

9) Abacus

An up-and-coming news site focused on China’s tech industry based in Hong Kong

10) Caixin

Arguably the best English-language media outlet devoted to covering China

11) Pandaily

A site dedicated to translating Chinese tech news into English.

In CHINESE:

12) 36KR

http://36kr.com/

If you are looking to challenge yourself beyond the English media, 36kr is a good place to start to learn about China tech in Chinese.

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