China Reins In Net Cafes

DEC. 9, 2015 • The Ministry of Culture in China is cracking down on internet cafes, known there as Wang Ba (网吧). Specifically, the regulator is going after those establishments that illegally [...]

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Chicago Taxes the Cloud

JULY 2, 2015 • Like most major cities, Chicago has an amusement tax levied on concerts, movie exhibition and sporting events within city boundaries. In a first for the Unites States, according to [...]

China’s JD launches Free Trade Platform

APRIL 21, 2015 • Last week China’s JD.com, Inc. launched a new cross-border ecommerce platform called JD Worldwide. The premise is to provide Chinese consumers the opportunity to purchase [...]

Thailand Government Bans Tropico 5

AUG. 4, 2014 • The Cultural Promotion Department of Thailand’s Culture Ministry has declined to allow Kalypso Media’s Tropico 5 PC game to be sold in the country. The distributor New [...]