Beating the blacklist: Huawei surviving, perhaps thriving, despite U.S. sanctions

Dec 16, 2019
Huawei's "plan B" seems to be working. It's on track to make $100 billion this year.
Huawei is still on track to make $100 billion this year despite being blacklisted by the U.S.
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How does China’s social credit system work?

Feb 13, 2018
With a lack of financial data to assess creditworthiness, citizens are being rewarded for honesty and punish misdeeds, which are digitally archived.
In Shanghai, jaywalking could be recorded on your social credit file, along with refusing to visit elderly parents or not sorting your garbage into the appropriate bins.
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Inside China's "social credit" system, which blacklists citizens

Feb 13, 2018
Critics of the program have likened it to an Orwellian creation or an episode of the TV series "Black Mirror."
Passengers await a bullet train on the platform at Changzhou North railway station.