Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi launches service in Russia

By Jill Shen

China’s biggest ride-hailing platform Didi Chuxing said on Tuesday that it has launched ride-hailing services in the Tatarstan Republic, part of the Russian Federation, as it resumes its global expansion following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

China’s top must-have apps: 2020

By Wang Boyuan

App of the year: Health code

Who’d have thought the app of apps, the one that defines 2020 in China would be web-based? Now in most Chinese cities, QR code-scan checkpoints are at the entrances of just about everywhere you go. There’s no getting thr…

Didi suspends inter-city ride-hailing in Beijing lockdown

By Jill Shen

Chinese ride-hailing platform Didi Chuxing on Monday suspended inter-city transport to and from Beijing only a week after the service resumed in late May, as the capital banned inter-city ride-hailing amid rising Covid-19 cases.

Why it matters: Didi…