China press review
“996” is Ruled Illegal: Understanding China’s Changing Labor System: China’s top court has ruled that the controversial “996” overtime work policy (working 9am to 9pm, 6 days a week) is illegal, taking aim at the excessive working hours commonly practiced at Chinese Internet companies.
China’s shipping-container costs hit all-time highs, and shortage will further push up prices in coming months: Prices of shipping containers have more than doubled in the past year, and container freight rates are up 351 per cent year on year, according to Drewry maritime consultancy.
It’s Time To Talk About Easing Trump’s China Tariffs: Three years ago this summer, the Trump administration launched its first big wave of tariffs on Chinese goods, kickstarting the U.S.-China trade war. Despite the phase one deal signed last year, the U.S. maintains higher tariffs on two-thirds of all goods imported from China.
The PRC Personal Information Protection Law (Final): A Full Translation: The long-waited Personal Information Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China (Chairman’s Order No. 91)(the PIPL) was finally adopted by the 30th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China on August 20, 2021.