Here you will find English translations of official Chinese government laws, policies, and press releases related to mobile technology - particularly mobile apps and mobile games in China. Each includes a link to the original post on the web.
These are useful for developers who are publishing apps for the Chinese market, to ensure they are compliant with the latest laws and regulations.
Chinese regulation outlining 39 different app types, identifies their basic functionalities, and what personal info is necessary to collect, if any, from user
E-commerce regulations providing standards and guidance, including that online marketplaces cannot force exclusivity agreements.
Approval for publishing domestic online game works
Approval for publishing Internet game works authorized by overseas copyright owners
Implementing Measures of the People's Bank of China for Protection of Financial Consumers' Rights and Interests in China.
Changes to the anti-monopoly law of China keeping firms from sharing consumer data, exclusivity arrangements, and other anti-competitive practices 经营者集中审查暂行规定
A draft of the new law proposed for handling and protecting PII (Personally Identifiable Information) in China. Released 10-21-2020. 个人信息保护法（草案）征求意见
Announcement of app inspection and rectification against improper use and collection of PII, user harassment, cheating, and other illegalities by China gov.
Draft of China's Data Security Law
The "Negative List" of what is not allowed for companies with certain levels of foreign investment.
Link to a list of the game licenses issued each year by SAPPRFT for mobile iOS and Android, console and online games, by both foreign and domestic companies.
Chinese law to protect the rights and interests of foreign investors, and regulate the administration of foreign investment in China.