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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Yoozoo CEO Murder Suspect Ran Poison Lab, Tested Toxins on Pets, Sources Say

In today’s episode: people close to the matter provide sinister insights into the man accused of poisoning gaming studio chief Lin Qi; how short-video platforms may have inadvertently contributed to wildlife trafficking; and with 2.3% GDP growth, China looks like it might be the only major economy to experience an expansion in 2020

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: How Will Biden Shape U.S.-China Relations?

    In today’s episode: exploring the next U.S. administration’s approach to Beijing; Xiaomi has been added to Washington’s notorious "entity list"; and how taxing the nation’s rapidly expanding digital economy has become a major headache for policymakers

    Jan 18, 2021 18:19 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Tech Titans Slammed for ‘Algorithmic Bullying’

    In today’s episode: consumer group accuses internet giants of using data-based algorithms to put consumers at a disadvantage; the nation’s tipple of choice, baijiu, gets a new English name to attract international fans; and the father of China’s lunar mission has called on the country to establish a space station orbiting the moon

    Jan 15, 2021 19:00 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Food Delivery Driver Sets Himself on Fire Over Wage Frustrations

    In today’s episode: Ele.me faces tough questions after driver takes drastic action to protest withheld pay; how safe is your data in the world’s second-largest economy; and autonomous vehicles could soon go for a test spin on China’s highways

    Jan 14, 2021 18:11 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Cosmetics Company Apologises for ‘Victim Shaming’ Advert

    In today’s episode: Purcotton faces backlash on Weibo for ad that seems to make light of sexual harassment; lithium prices surge as domestic NEV sales bounce back; and no imported forms of a key cancer drug will be available on China’s public health insurance

    Jan 13, 2021 19:04 PM

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  • The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: China Battles its Worst Covid-19 Outbreak in Months

    Plus, a former top financial official is sentenced to death; internal clashes at SMIC have spurred resignations from the executive suite; and social media users debate overtime work culture after Pinduoduo employee dies

    Jan 12, 2021 19:19 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Second Pinduoduo Worker Death Reignites ‘996’ Culture Debate

    In today’s episode: e-commerce giant reports employee suicide, marking the second death at the company in less than two weeks; Irish whiskey-makers are thirsty to crack the Asian market; and China ditches limits on credit card interest rates

    Jan 12, 2021 19:09 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: China Issues New Rules to Counter ‘Unjustified’ Foreign Laws

    In today’s episode: how Beijing’s latest regulations block citizens and companies from having to follow foreign legislation and other measures; faux meat player Impossible Foods hungers for a bite of the world’s second-largest economy; and the northern city of Shijiazhuang mobilizes 3,000 medical workers to test its 11 million-strong population

    Jan 11, 2021 19:14 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Northern China Grapples with Country’s Worst Coronavirus Outbreak in Months

    In today’s episode: Shijiazhuang, a city of 11 million in Hebei province, has gone into strict lockdown amid a surge in new cases; China’s biggest chipmaker stops trading in the U.S. after presidential order cuts it off from American investment; and how online education companies seem to be building war chests and burning through cash as competition heats up

    Jan 08, 2021 19:08 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Beijing Hits Back at U.S. for Clamping Down on Alipay, WeChat Pay

    In today’s episode: Foreign ministry condemns Trump’s executive order banning eight Chinese payment platforms; the world’s second-largest economy rolls out new rules for its long-awaited carbon market; and Huawei’s budget unit Honor teams up with Qualcomm on 5G devices

    Jan 07, 2021 18:19 PM

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