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Tencent profits set to soar higher

Why Asia's technology giant Tencent is delighting investors with a striking increase in first half profits.

Asia's biggest technology company, Tencent, is updating shareholders on its financial performance on Wednesday, with investors braced for a surge in net profit.

The Chinese company started out with an instant messaging service called QQ, before hitting the big time through online games.

Now, it's throwing its efforts behind mobile offerings, as the BBC's Hong Kong correspondent Juliana Liu reports.

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