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China’s influencer industry has seen robust development in recent years. Influencers or key opinion leaders (KOLs), who mainly are online content creators, vloggers, and livestreamers, are transforming the way marketing is done. Specifically, KOLs build up and monetize their social media influence by boosting sales of...

Green packaging has been a growing focus for green logistics development According to data published by Greenpeace, a global environmental NGO, driven by the booming e-commerce industry, China’s consumption of packaging materials increased from 20,600 tons in 2000 to 9.42m tons in 2018, creating huge amounts...

Central state-owned enterprise China Huaneng Group (CHNG), German conglomerate Siemens’ [SIE:GR] Siemens Energy Sector, and Qinzhou Municipal Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (GZAR) signed a framework agreement for offshore wind energy development in Beibu Gulf, northwest of the South China Sea, as reported by...

Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) will collaborate with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to set up a green commercial banking alliance, as reported by Xinhuanet on November 9. The alliance will gradually expand from Asia to other regions across the world and include banks, other...

Two months ago, a controversial report in Renwu magazine reported systemic exploitation of food delivery workers, also known as couriers, or riders. This occurred through built-in algorithms that companies such as Meituan [3690:HK] and Ele.me use, triggering widespread online outrage. According to the article, the riders...

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