Visitors look at paintings at an exhibition to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx at the National Museum in Beijing on May 5, 2018. An opinion piece published by the CPPCC Daily refers to Marx’s ideals, so that China’s Big Tech companies’ can end their gruelling 996 work culture. Photo: AP Visitors look at paintings at an exhibition to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx at the National Museum in Beijing on May 5, 2018. An opinion piece published by the CPPCC Daily refers to Marx’s ideals, so that China’s Big Tech companies’ can end their gruelling 996 work culture. Photo: AP
Visitors look at paintings at an exhibition to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx at the National Museum in Beijing on May 5, 2018. An opinion piece published by the CPPCC Daily refers to Marx’s ideals, so that China’s Big Tech companies’ can end their gruelling 996 work culture. Photo: AP

China’s Big Tech sector urged to abide by Karl Marx’s ideals, do away with 996 work culture

  • An opinion piece by the CPPCC Daily called on Big Tech firms to get rid of their gruelling 996 culture – referring to working 12 hours a day, six days a week.
  • The article echoed President Xi Jinping’s speech in 2018 on how Marxism can help the country

Topic |   China technology
Visitors look at paintings at an exhibition to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx at the National Museum in Beijing on May 5, 2018. An opinion piece published by the CPPCC Daily refers to Marx’s ideals, so that China’s Big Tech companies’ can end their gruelling 996 work culture. Photo: AP Visitors look at paintings at an exhibition to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx at the National Museum in Beijing on May 5, 2018. An opinion piece published by the CPPCC Daily refers to Marx’s ideals, so that China’s Big Tech companies’ can end their gruelling 996 work culture. Photo: AP
Visitors look at paintings at an exhibition to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx at the National Museum in Beijing on May 5, 2018. An opinion piece published by the CPPCC Daily refers to Marx’s ideals, so that China’s Big Tech companies’ can end their gruelling 996 work culture. Photo: AP
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