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Saturday Long Read: Virtual Banks Pick a Tough Time to Launch in Hong Kong

ZA, Airstar and WeLab banks are already up and running, while five others are gearing up to launch. But, the current circumstances are far from inviting

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: TikTok to Relocate Global Operations to Europe

    In today’s episode: ByteDance app plans to build data center in Dublin and chooses London as new headquarters amid U.S. pressure; what China’s foreign minister makes of the so-called 'new cold war' between Beijing and Washington; and Baoshang Bank files for bankruptcy in final cleanup

    Aug 07, 2020 19:46 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Man Who Suffered China’s Longest Wrongful Imprisonment Finally Released

    In today’s episode: After spending 27 years behind bars, Zhang Yuhuan was exonerated, with a court citing insufficient evident; domestic semiconductor stocks surged as China announces support policies; and profits nosedive at the company that provides the bulk of the nation’s electricity

    Aug 06, 2020 18:50 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Trump Sets September Deadline for Tiktok Sale

    In today’s podcast: U.S. president threatens to boot ByteDance app within six weeks unless a domestic company buys it; HSBC has bold plans to ramp up its wealth management business in the world’s most populous country; and mining giant Rio Tinto and its Chinese partner Chalco move forward on a critical iron ore mine in Guinea

    Aug 05, 2020 19:42 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: China’s Fight Against Poverty

    In today’s episode: Lawmakers and government advisers call for the first national legislation on poverty alleviation; how Xiaomi CEO and founder Lei Jun has been leveraging his social media stardom to publicize his products; and how foreign investors may soon gain wider market access to local manufacturing and services sectors

    Aug 04, 2020 18:51 PM

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  • The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: Microsoft in Talks to Buy TikTok in U.S.

    Plus, Samsung and Apple pledge $1.5 billion to invest in mobile phone manufacturing in India; Ant Group hopes to raise a record-breaking $30 billion in its concurrent IPO in Hong Kong and Shanghai; and the growing anxieties and classroom disruptions faced by Chinese international students in the U.S.

    Aug 04, 2020 16:09 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Tiktok in Turmoil as Trump Threatens U.S. Ban

    In today’s episode: Tiktok's future is in the balance as President Trump threatens to barr the video app from the U.S. and Microsoft seeks to buy its American operations; regulators say scandal-plagued Luckin Coffee will face punishment as official probes ends; and southwestern province Yunnan enlists drones and a team of 57,000 to fend off a locust invasion

    Aug 03, 2020 18:37 PM

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  • Sunday Long Read: Will TikTok Be the Next Huawei?

    TikTok is the world’s fastest-growing social media app with more than 2 billion downloads worldwide. However, the ByteDance app now faces bans or threats of bans from countries around the world amid allegations of violating user privacy

    Aug 02, 2020 17:00 PM

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  • Saturday Long Read: Want a Loan? Forget the Bank, China’s Tech Giants Are at Your Service

    China’s internet and tech giants have been eagerly pushing financial services, especially loans, as they look to leverage their huge customer base to generate more revenue. However, with intense competition and more stringent privacy laws, the headwinds are growing

    Aug 01, 2020 17:00 PM

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  • Caixin China Biz Roundup: Former Taiwan Leader, Lee Teng-hui Dies at 97

    In today’s episode: looking back at the life of one the most influential characters in Taiwan’s political sphere; China’s overseas M&A deals hit a 10-year low; and company behind potential Covid-19 vaccines plans to go public on the STAR market

    Jul 31, 2020 19:07 PM

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