For over a year, China’s Internet giants have been moving forward with greater clarity and speed, and companies are scaling up their digital business. At the same time, government continues to be a major player in China’s Internet ecosystem. The government is leveraging digital methods to level up its governance—particularly in the context of COVID-19, China has been leading the way with its speedy response. The Chinese Internet has always been a global focal point due to its unique makeup and development potential. Understanding the drivers behind it will be the key to success in the future.