From bad Tsinghua student to Meituan second in command

By Liu Peng

Jan 30, 20208 min read Wang Huiwen, co-founder and Senior Vice President of Meituan Dianping demonstrating Meituan’s autonomous delivery service (Image credit: TechNode/Masha Borak)This article originally appeared on TechNode’s Chinese-language…

Rural e-commerce is making Chinese farmers more vulnerable

By Weiqi Liu

Jan 27, 20205 min read A morning market in Xi’an. (Image credit: Liu Weiqi)Rural e-commerce is a huge success story—unless you’re a farmer. Even if a program is not profitable, tech giants still reap market share and reputation; governments realize …