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Entries in Baidu (5)


Will China tech giants dominate blockchain?

China is at the forefront of efforts to revolutionize digital mobile cross-border payment systems. Already, traders on the 21st century digital silk road are sending payments from Hong Kong to the Philippines and Pakistan, among other places, in mere seconds using blockchain-based, cross-border, mobile digital wallets from Chinese tech giants, including Ant Financial’s Alipay and Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s WeChat Pay. 

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Senior Alibaba exec in custody for graft

Alibaba group vice president Liu Chunning was taken into custody by Chinese police for corruption and bribery, according to local reports.

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China ‘internet police’ patrol for harmful content

China has officially launched 50 social media accounts run by internet police to target illegal and harmful online information. 

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Baidu, other top mainland internet companies, employ thousands of Party members

Recent Chinese media reports put numbers to the Communist Party’s heavy presence in the mainland’s internet sector. These statistics, viewed against the backdrop of recent corruption scandals in this industry, spell significant FCPA risk for multinational companies.

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Baidu Staffers Fired For Taking Bribes

From the China Compliance Digest (Issue No. 28: August 12, 2012):

Four staffers at Baidu, China's leading search engine, have been arrested for accepting illicit payments from third-party internet manipulators.
Frequently seen in China, these third-party agents take fees of up to 200,000 yuan per year (US $31,522) from corporate clients to get rid of unwanted online content.

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