China suspends Tencent from updating existing app, launching new apps

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Chinese social media and gaming giant Tencent Holdings has been suspended from updating its existing apps or launching any new apps as part of Chinese authorities' “temporary administrative guidance” against the company.

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has told app stores and platforms to implement the order from Wednesday, reported several Chinese news outlets including state-run chinastarmarket.cn.

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