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Caixin China Biz Roundup: China Won’t Fiddle with Historical GDP Figures, Says Statistics Bureau

Today’s episode discusses: The Chinese government says it will not tweak GDP data from previous years to meet economic growth targets; Kaola Credit is accused of illegally storing and selling users’ personal data for millions of dollars; How gas prices in one Chinese province may lead to international repercussions for global warming.

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Why U.S.-China Trade Tensions Are Driving Soybean Traders Mad

Today's episode discusses: How the rocky relations between the two largest economies have impacted the global soybean market; Didi's bold plans for driverless taxis; Alibaba and its long-awaited second listing in Hong Kong.

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Private Sector's Growing Reliance on  Local Government Credit

Today's episode discusses: Local government financing vehicles back companies to tune of $842 billion – but what are the financial risks?; Southeast Asia grapples with transnational drug smuggling; U.S. government prolongs Huawei reprieve by 90 days.

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Caixin-Sinica Podcast: Alibaba in Hong Kong, Students Learn Gene Editing, U.S. Poultry Gets Wings

Plus, Luckin backs away from Starbucks lawsuit, and Shanghai regulators close the Business Times

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Gojek and Grab Scramble for Southeast Asian Tech Market

This episode discusses: Tech startups Gojek and Grab race to dominate Southeast Asia market of 600 million people; Why rural China’s traditional preferences for sons seems to be waning; Why JD.com is Suing Intellectual Property Authority Over ‘Double 11’ Trademark Verdict.

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Latest Data Shows China Economic Growth at Slowest in Decade

Today's episode discusses: Key China economic measures miss October forecasts; Beijing authorities say risk of infection is minimal after pneumonic plague diagnosed in the capital; Why the world's largest Bitcoin-mining machines maker, Canaan, is drastically lowering its IPO.

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Beijing Enlists JD.com to Launch Second 'Bad Bank'

Today's episode discusses how the Chinese capital is trying handle bad assets by teaming up with JD.com; Luckin Coffee's third-quarter sales beat forecasts; China investigates two billionaire directors of controversial Hikvision.

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Top Bank Regulators ​Act to​ ​Restore Confidence After Two Bank Runs​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Today's episode discusses: Top Chinese bank regulators move​ to defuse growing ​unease in the country​ banking system after two​ bank runs; Didi finds itself in a scandal after driver stabs passenger; Police raid online car loan platform.

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Is the Sharing Economy Headed for Trouble?

Today's episode discusses: Chinese buyer snaps up struggling British steelmaker; China ​cranks up its yearly domestic rare earths production quotas by at ​least 10%; Why the sharing economy's bubble appears at the verge of bursting.

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Caixin-Sinica Podcast: Trade Talks Fizzle, Alibaba Eyes Hong Kong Listing

Plus, Beijing's former vice governor pleads guilty to taking $19 million in bribes, and Didi tries for a safer Hitch carpooling service

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