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Caixin China Biz Roundup: China’s Peer-to-Peer Crackdown Claims New Casualty

In today’s episode: peer-to-peer platform linked to Hong Kong-based Phoenix TV is under investigation; Beijing prepares to tighten food labeling rules amid mounting concerns about unhealthy diets; and the EU-China investment agreement hangs in the balance.

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Commodity Prices Surge to Record High

    In today’s episode: demand for raw materials is booming as more major economies contain their Covid crisis; the online feud between a whistleblower and Shanghai-based cancer doctor continues to simmer; and China reports three cases of a coronavirus variant that has been spreading in India

    May 06, 2021 17:09 PM

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  • Long Read: China’s Long March to Become a Consumer-Driven Economy

    Five-year plan seeks to reduce inequality, boost spending with a focus on driving long-standing urbanization policy

    May 05, 2021 16:00 PM

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  • Long Read Special: Pandemic Proves a Boon for International Schools Setting Up Shop in South China

    Travel restrictions mean affluent families are looking for places closer to home, especially at mainland branches of British schools

    May 04, 2021 16:00 PM

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  • China Stories: Tech Giants Bet on the Smart-Car Revolution

    The electric vehicle sector is becoming increasingly crowded as more tech companies jump on the bandwagon, pushing a radical shake-up in the 138-year-old global auto industry

    May 02, 2021 16:00 PM

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  • China Stories: Crackdown on Sex Doll Rentals Fires Debate About Migrant Men’s Needs

    The controversial businesses, which exist in a legal gray area, are popular among low-paid factory workers left out of a hypercompetitive marriage market

    May 01, 2021 16:00 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Bureaucrat’s One-Day Stint as Delivery Driver Shines Spotlight on Tough Work Conditions

    In today’s episode: Beijing official Wang Lin made less than half his expected income after 12 hours on the job, saying the experience left him feeling humiliated; financial regulators summon 13 tech companies as the country takes more steps to rein in the fast-growing fintech sector; and Morgan Stanley is poised take almost full control of its two Chinese mainland joint ventures

    Apr 30, 2021 17:45 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Hong Kong Stock Exchange Sees Record Earnings

    In today’s episode: Hong Kong bourse's strong performance in first quarter was fueled by a surge in trading and public listings; a knife-wielding man attacked at least 16 children and two teachers at a kindergarten, local media reports; and ticket prices for flights from China to the U.S. skyrocketed as the American government eases travel restrictions on students from the Asian nation

    Apr 29, 2021 18:17 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: U.S. Eases Travel Restrictions for Chinese Students

    In today’s episode: although Washington has rolled back disease control measures for certain countries, obtaining a student visa amid ongoing embassy and consulate shutdowns remains tricky; China’s Mars rover could land on the red planet in less than a month; and regulators get tough on copyright infringements on short video platforms

    Apr 28, 2021 13:59 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Meituan Probed for Unsavory Business Practices

    In today’s episode: market regulator launches investigation into food-delivery giant for suspected monopolistic actions; China could have the capacity to generate more electricity from non-fossil fuel sources than from burning coal by the end of this year; and the country takes steps to ramp up facial recognition security

    Apr 27, 2021 16:13 PM

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