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Online housing firm Beike starts a new round of layoffs: report

Chinese online housing firm Ke Holdings, also known as Beike, is starting a new round of layoffs, Chinese media outlet the Paper reported on Tuesday. The job cuts will affect the company’s research and development, operations, and mid- and back-end services the report says, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The Beijing-based firm reportedly downsized its operations in its second-hand and new property transaction services groups in March. At that time, the company refuted the rumored headcount reduction. China’s widespread tech layoff, which has impacted most of the country’s tech majors – from big-name behemoths such as Alibaba and Tencent to vertical unicorns such as Bilibli – shows no signs of ending just yet. [The Paper, in Chinese]

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Two sessions 2022: 5 Chinese tech leaders weigh in 

The annual meetings of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the advisory Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) being held this week are most important for the windows they provide into the government’s economic targets and policy priorities in the coming year.  But the so-called “two sessions” meetings also enable some top private enterprise executives who are […]