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Hosted by Joshua Dummer and the cream of Caixin's journalists this is your one stop shop for everything you need to know about China, the world of business and the economy. Tune in for our an award-winning finance, economics, and investigative journalism straight from China's most respected newsroom.
 
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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.…
 
In this week's episode: the novel coronavirus reemerges in the city of Shijiazhuang; a former top financial official is sentenced to death; and the death of a young employee has many questioning the effects of China’s incredibly demanding work culture. In addition, we speak with Caixin Global managing editor Doug Young about China’s leading chipmak…
 
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. The Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Center’s toll-free numbers are 800-810-1117 and 010-82951332.…
 
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…
 
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 competitio…
 
In today’s episode: a senior agriculture official says that the country should pursue biotech solutions to boost national food security — but convincing the public the practice is safe remains a major challenge; the southern island of Hainan could soon become the nation’s top free trade port; and how the finance ministry intends to measure the perf…
 
In this week's episode: What triggered the short-lived public standoff between the two Chinese internet titans; tensions continue to rise with three Chinese companies being delisted from the New York Stock Exchange; latest figures show manufacturing continues to recover and concerns persist over a possible property bubble; and the country’s top leg…
 
In today’s episode: The stock exchange prepares to delist three companies in reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order; how China’s new investment treaty could make it easier for EU businesses to enter the world’s second-largest economy; and Shanghai reports the country’s first imported case of the more contagious Covid-19 variant t…
 
In today’s episode: disgruntled parents have demanded tuition refunds after Xueba100 suddenly suspended most of its operations; Shanghai introduces a seven-day ‘cooling off’ period for gym memberships in a bid to counter impulsive spending and buyer’s remorse; and legendary Chinese pianist Fou Ts’ong has died from Covid-19.…
 
In today’s episode: concern sparked after iron ore futures soar to record highs in China; Huawei branches out into in-car smart screens as after U.S. sanctions stifle its smartphone business; and things are truly heating up for the embattled Sichuan Trust as regulators map out a restructuring following its seizure.…
 
In today’s episode: how the Harvard professor spent much of his life trying to bridge Beijing and Washington; China faces calls for tougher controls on laughing gas amid rising number of recreational abuse cases; and more fintech giants follow Ant Group’s example by pulling the plug on bank deposit products.…
 
In this week's episode: Chang’e-5 space capsule returns to Earth carrying lunar samples; bilateral investment treaty talks between China and the EU have entered the “final phase”; and Beijing is strongly considering setting up a new disease control agency in the wake of COVID-19. In addition, we speak with Caixin business and technology reporter An…
 
In today’s episode: ruling prohibits any companies bidding to develop the Scandinavian country’s 5G infrastructure from using Huawei gear; why the second-largest economy’s pandemic-fueled export boom could soon fizzle out; and Imax plans bold expansion into China as the nation becomes the top global film market.…
 
In today’s episode: Fosun seals deal to distribute the German-produced jab in the world’s second-largest economy; why China’s carbon capture efforts are falling short; and how a massive investment in ethylene glycol led to Yongcheng Coal’s debt explosion that rocked financial markets.
 
In today’s episode: How two Tsinghua University students took onetime bike-sharing big shot to court for not returning deposits; China’s new spike in bond defaults attracts attention from institutional investors; and Sichuan Airlines pilot tests positive for Covid-19 after attending a 300-strong wedding banquet…
 
In today’s episode: anti-trust crackdown on the leading private tech companies serves as a warning to industry players; why Hong Kong universities are increasingly setting up campuses in Guangdong province; and China’s revised delisting rules draw criticism for being too soft on financial fraud.
 
This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: Solar power is forecast to become China’s third-largest energy source, overtaking wind energy; Standard & Poor’s has joined other major index providers in dropping Chinese stocks with ties to the military; and China’s top decision-making body vows to strengthen anti-monopoly efforts in the country. In …
 
In today’s episode: Influencer gets investigated for peddling counterfeit versions of the delicacy; Hong Kong receives access to Chinese audit papers that Washington has long been demanding; and speculation mounts that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will pick ‘China hawk’ Katherine Tai as his trade representative.…
 
This week on the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: China allocates more than $9 billion to encourage domestic institutions to invest in foreign capital markets; European global credit rating giant Experian reverses its month-old plan to exit the Chinese mainland; COVID-19 cases surge in Hong Kong, prompting strict social distancing measures; and a shor…
 
In today’s episode: the fintech giant’s failed IPO spells uncertainty for firms planning to go public on the Chinese mainland; credit rating agency Experien backtracks on its plans to exit the world’s second-largest economy; and a face-scanning public toilet sparks privacy concerns. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast listeners can now enjoy …
 
In today’s episode: former pro-democracy lawmaker criticizes the bank for freezing his accounts and those of his family in the territory; global index providers find themselves in geopolitical crossfire between the world’s two largest economies; and critics say China’s ‘cooling off’ period for divorcing couples could endanger victims of abuse.…
 
In today’s episode: landlords clash with tenants and employees plan legal action as the online rental company’s business model collapses; the U.S. is reportedly discussing a proposal to resolve charges against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou – if she admits wrongdoing; and Hong Kong gets ready to test the digital yuan. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Pod…
 
In today’s episode: financial regulators set out how they will identify systemically important banks; domestic prices for everyday goods have experienced their first drop in five years; and social media users debate whether or not it’s appropriate to share student grades online. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast listeners can now enjoy a 7-…
 
In today’s episode: new legislation could block Chinese companies from American capital markets if U.S. regulators are denied access to their financial audits; Singapore ruffles a few feathers after approving the sale of a lab-grown chicken; and coronavirus-hit Chinese companies expect to bounce back to full profit in 2022. SPECIAL OFFER: Great New…
 
In today’s episode: Guo Shuqing highlights property sector as largest ‘gray rhino’ risk to China's economy; Hong Kong launches Asia’s first multi-asset sustainable investment product platform; and Chinese investors pour money into satellite start-up. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast listeners can now enjoy a 7-day complimentary access pass…
 
In today’s episode: Trump administration takes aim at the chipmaker and the oil-and-gas explorer over their alleged military ties; Beijing plans to expand a pilot program for outbound investment; and and China faces challenges in efforts to cut plastic waste SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast listeners can now enjoy a 7-day complimentary acc…
 
In this week's episode: New Delhi kicks out 43 Chinese apps including DingTalk and AliExpress; China delists the final 832 counties in Guizhou Province from its national poverty list; and Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam pledges carbon neutrality for the territory by 2050. In addition, we speak with Caixin Global managing editor Doug Young abou…
 
In today’s podcast: the rapid rise of facial recognition technology has strengthened public calls for a unified law safeguarding personal information; regulator calls on traditional TV cable broadcasters to keep up with their tech-savvy online rivals; and major domestic banks suspend trading of precious metals as global prices yo-yo. SPECIAL OFFER:…
 
In today’s episode: debt defaults in the world’s second-largest economy could surpass 100 billion yuan for the third consecutive year; India kicks out 43 more Chinese apps amid simmering bilateral tensions; and Beijing’s latest efforts to prevent underage subscribers from throwing their money at livestreamers. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podc…
 
In today’s episode: cash-challenged coal miner struggles to repay 1 billion yuan bond; court orders Baidu to pay $10 million in a mapping dispute; and the property management arm of indebted Evergrande eyes Hong Kong IPO to ease its liquidity crisis. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast listeners can now enjoy a 7-day complimentary access pass…
 
On this week's show: China's national legislature approves an amended law that increases maximum penalties for copyright infringement tenfold; President Xi Jinping announces that his country will “actively consider” joining the CPTPP; and Malaysia terminates a major $10.5 billion Belt and Road Initiative project in the country. In addition, we spea…
 
In today’s episode: President Xi says the country is ‘actively considering’ joining the trade pact although negotiating entry remains challenging; Malaysia ditches $10.5 billion ‘white elephant’ infrastructure project involving Chinese investors; and Beijing pledges to promote cross-border regulatory cooperation with Washington. SPECIAL OFFER: Grea…
 
In today’s episode: Short seller bets against Chinese livestreaming giant, accusing it of inflating its revenue; women who were fitted with mandatory contraceptive devices and suffered painful health complications for decades, are yet to receive proper compensation for their ordeal; and Beijing decides the U.K. health service’s Covid-19 tests are i…
 
In today’s episode: amended law ushers in harsher penalties for intellectual property violations; McDonald’s outlines ambitious expansion plan as China thirst for coffee grows; and the government calls on local farmers not to misuse cropland amid rising food supply concerns. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast listeners can now enjoy a 7-day …
 
In today’s episode: The $3 billion bond listing had sparked speculation China Construction Bank could dabble in bitcoin trading; Huawei will sell Honor, its budget smartphone brand to a state-backed consortium; and government economist says China should set itself 5% growth target for the coming five years. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast…
 
In today’s episode: Beijing exceeds its ’air pollution quota;’ chipmaking giant Qualcomm gets green light to supply Huawei with older chips; and Baoshang Bank won’t pay up on $1 billion bond SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast listeners can now enjoy a 7-day complimentary access pass to caixinglobal.com and Caixin app. This is a limited-time …
 
In today’s episode: 15 Asia-Pacific nations sign a major regional free-trade deal; how some of the country’s tech giants enabled a dramatic uptick in illegal online gambling; and infectious disease expert predicts that international travel will return to normal in 18 months. SPECIAL OFFER: Great News! Caixin Podcast listeners can now enjoy a 7-day …
 
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