Food delivery drivers for Meituan stand in formation before starting work in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Food delivery drivers for Meituan stand in formation before starting work in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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Food delivery giant Meituan’s pact with short-video app Kuaishou seen as latest sign of China’s Big Tech firms appeasing Beijing

  • Strategic partnership between Meituan and Kuaishou comes at a time when Chinese authorities are trying to prevent ‘disorderly’ expansion of capital in the tech sector
  • Tencent-backed Kuaishou faces both fierce competition with Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, and increasing regulatory scrutiny from Beijing

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Food delivery drivers for Meituan stand in formation before starting work in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Food delivery drivers for Meituan stand in formation before starting work in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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