Tencent cancels free meals to contract employees as part of cost-cutting drive

Tencent Holdings, China's most valuable company, will cancel free breakfast and dinner perks for its contract personnel in line with efforts to cut costs, according to two such employees who received that internal notice. Those personnel, who are outsourced by third-party firms to work at Tencent for a predetermined period and sum of money, were...

Singapore artist’s work featured in Dungeons & Dragons’ Spelljammer campaign

Singapore may be small, but local talents have the potential to make a big splash internationally. At a press briefing for Dungeons and Dragons' (D&D) upcoming Spelljammer release last month, it was revealed that local artist Julian Ng Kok Wen contributed a piece that will be published for millions across the globe to appreciate. And his artwork...

Tencent joins forces with Apple Music to bring Chinese artists to global listeners

The music-streaming arm of Tencent Holdings will make a catalogue of Chinese songs available to subscribers of Apple’s music-streaming service in a global partnership with the US giant. The tie-up will allow record labels and artists who distribute their works through TME Music Cloud, a platform owned by Tencent Music Entertainment, to launch their content...