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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Investigation Special — Lights Are On but No One’s Working: How Local Governments Are Faking Coronavirus Recovery

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Release Date: 03/05/2020

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Finance ministry reminds local governments to treat foreign businesses fairly; why injured flexible workers often lose in court; and the number of active private tutoring businesses nosedives

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Beijing Cancels Marathon Amid Covid Flare-Up show art Caixin China Biz Roundup: Beijing Cancels Marathon Amid Covid Flare-Up

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Capital toughens restrictions as new virus cases confirmed; major tutoring company denies its shifting into the clothing business; and Tesla establishes first overseas R&D base in Shanghai

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Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: Huawei Scores Huge Saudi Arabia Energy Contract show art Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: Huawei Scores Huge Saudi Arabia Energy Contract

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Plus, Beijing denies it has tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile; China closes loophole allowing under-age users to circumvent gaming restrictions; and tech giants start dismantling their ‘walled gardens’

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: China Seeks to Stabilize Record Coal Prices show art Caixin China Biz Roundup: China Seeks to Stabilize Record Coal Prices

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Top economic planner gets tough on coal producers profiteering; Harmony OS powers 150 million gadgets; and how parents could get punished if their children misbehave

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China Stories: What a Minnesota Mural of Confucius Says About Misinterpretation show art China Stories: What a Minnesota Mural of Confucius Says About Misinterpretation

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The depiction of the philosopher compiling documents and recording laws is based on a misunderstanding, says legal professor Wang Chang Read the article by Wang Chang:  Narrated by Sylvia Franke Wang Chang is an associate professor at the College of Comparative Law, China University of Political Science and Law; and an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota in the U.S.

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Top Pianist Caught Up in Prostitution Scandal show art Caixin China Biz Roundup: Top Pianist Caught Up in Prostitution Scandal

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Beijing police reportedly detain musician Li Yundi on prostitution allegation; TikTok to testify at U.S. Senate hearing on underage users; and China’s central bank chief calls Evergrande risks controllable

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Authorities on the look out for the fugitive; how the global supply chain crisis may not be resolved anytime soon; and another Chinese property developer goes into default

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Beijing Opens VPN Services to Foreign Investors show art Caixin China Biz Roundup: Beijing Opens VPN Services to Foreign Investors

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 The Chinese capital will allow foreign investors limited access to the tightly monitored service; there’s been some drama brewing in the ‘baijiu’ market; and health authorities try to tackle a multiregion Covid flare-up

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Will Alibaba’s Chips Shake Up Cloud Computing? show art Caixin China Biz Roundup: Will Alibaba’s Chips Shake Up Cloud Computing?

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How the tech giant could have a big impact on the global cloud computing scene; what challenges China’s economy is facing in the fourth quarter; and Japan’s top steelmaker sues Baosteel, Toyota for patent infringement

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Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: After-School Study Clampdown Leaves Parents Out of Pocket show art Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: After-School Study Clampdown Leaves Parents Out of Pocket

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Plus, central bank breaks silence on Evergrande crisis; European businesses ask for clarity on power outages; and Microsoft shutters LinkedIn in China

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This special edition focuses on Caixin's investigation into how local firms and officials have been inflating electricity-use statistics to meet ‘back to work’targets. Plus, Hong Kong confirms a pet dog has tested positive for Covid-19, and Qihoo accuses CIA-affiliated hackers of spying on Chinese companies and government for over a decade.

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