Chinese tech stocks plunge after online gaming is branded “spiritual opium”
Aug 3, 2021

Chinese tech stocks plunge after online gaming is branded “spiritual opium”

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From the BBC World Service: Shares of big online game makers including Tencent and NetEase fell more than 10% respectively after Chinese state media criticized the level of internet addiction among young people. Plus, farmers in eastern Kenya turn to sunflowers after neighbors banned exports of a popular cash crop. And Britain's finance minister tells young people that networking in an office is important when it comes to advancing your career.

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