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A former Alibaba driver set fire to himself amid growing concerns about Chinese labor laws

Alibaba founder Jack Ma in January 2018. Wang HE/Getty Images A delivery driver set himself on fire following a pay dispute with a partner of Alibaba subsidiary Ele.me, reported Tuesday. "I want my blood and sweat money back," driver Liu Jin said in videos of the incident. He now has medical bills of more than 1 million yuan ($150,000). In December, a 22-year-old Chinese tech worker died. Her death was widely attributed to the "996" work culture that dominates the industry. Visit Busines...
Tags: Apple, News, China, US, Trends, Walmart, Beijing, Hsbc, Alibaba, Retail, Food Delivery, Workers Rights, Jack Ma, Weibo, Ele.me, Liu


An Alibaba driver set fire to himself amid growing concerns about Chinese labor laws

Alibaba founder Jack Ma in January 2018. Wang HE/Getty Images A delivery driver set himself on fire following a pay dispute with a partner of Alibaba subsidiary Ele.me, reported Tuesday. "I want my blood and sweat money back," driver Liu Jin said in videos of the incident. He now has medical bills of more than 1 million yuan ($150,000). In December, a 22-year-old Chinese tech worker died. Her death was widely attributed to the "996" work culture that dominates the industry. Visit Busines...
Tags: Apple, News, China, US, Trends, Walmart, Beijing, Hsbc, Alibaba, Retail, Food Delivery, Workers Rights, Jack Ma, Weibo, Ele.me, Liu


Watch A Mesmerizing Video Of Robot Chefs Making Ramen

In the future, "fast food" is going to have an entirely new meaning. At least, that's what we glean from what's happening China. There, in Shanghai's Hongkou District, a restaurant with robotic chefs serve hungry customers their delicious meals. The "chefs" are a pair of robots, named Kona and Toya, which cost $154,000 apiece. That seems like a pricy investment for cooks that can only make one dish: beef ramen. The restaurant's owner, Liu Jin, is pleased with the investment, though. The robots a...
Tags: Japan, China, San Francisco, Shanghai, Kona, Hongkou District, Liu Jin