Wang Xing, the bookish founder of China’s third-largest tech company, food delivery and travel app Meituan, was recently warned by officials to lay low after he posted an ancient poem that triggered an online furor, Bloomberg said. The billionaire Wang posted a Tang Dynasty poem that described a book burning under an ancient emperor – which was seen as criticism of the current government,...
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