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Weekly Briefing: A million-strong protest in Hong Kong; Twitter and Facebook accuse China of disinformation; bye bye, Baidu

Hello, readers! The SupChina Weekly Briefing details the most important China news from the past week. It also comes in…

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Baidu’s free-fall continues: No longer Top 5 among Chinese internet companies

Faking search results, losing public trust, antagonizing critics, etc. — it’s all contributed to this: Baidu is no longer in…

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After latest Baidu scandal, Chinese internet users quote CEO Robin Li: ‘What’s your problem?’

Chinese search engine giant Baidu — which has been hit with a series of mishaps and financial losses this year, as…

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Man storms stage, pours water on Baidu CEO Robin Li’s head

Baidu CEO Robin Li’s appearance at the company’s annual Create AI developer conference in Beijing on Wednesday morning was interrupted…

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Chinese Corner: Baidu’s bad year, doping for gaokao, and the perfect sex doll

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Baidu’s very bad year 首次亏损,百度是怎么把一手好牌打烂的? First loss…

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Baidu (still) can’t take criticism from average internet users

It’s 2019, and Baidu, China’s dominant search engine, continues to build a reputation of being too thin-skinned to handle jokes…

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Is Baidu already dead?

Search engine Baidu has fully embraced fake news. This is according to the latest argument from a growing group of…

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Baidu threatens to sue a journalist for mentioning its past scandals

Baidu, China’s top search engine, has come under intense fire after threatening a prominent Chinese journalist with legal action if…

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Baidu sues comedian over online joke about CEO Robin Li

Baidu, the Chinese internet services conglomerate and the fourth-most-visited website in the world, is suing a Beijing-based humor writer for…

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Ep. 18: China vs. Google: Rematch?

On August 1, The Intercept broke a story that Google was planning to enter China with a censored search engine. Within…

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Ep. 8: Lu Qi and Baidu: The Breakup That Broke China’s Heart

This week on TechBuzz China by Pandaily, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma look at the resignation of Baidu’s COO…

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Ep. 4: Xiaomi’s Record-Breaking IPO, and Baidu’s New Finance Spinoff

This week on TechBuzz China, our hosts Rui Ma and Ying-Ying Lu discuss two major stories in China tech. Rui…

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Rampant sexist job ads in China ‘do not reflect our values,’ say apologetic tech companies

On April 23, Human Rights Watch released a bombshell report exposing widespread sexism in job ads from nearly all of China’s…

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Hole in the wall 2.0: How China’s food delivery industry is changing the restaurant business

Ever wonder why ordering takeout is so cheap in China? While Alibaba and Tencent jostle for dominance in the waimai…

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Sinica Podcast: Inside China’s AI revolution, with Jessi Hempel

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. Listen to it here. China is a world leader in artificial intelligence (AI)…

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