A woman drinks white wine during a wine-tasting event in Beijing. Technology start-up eDaijia, which runs a popular mobile app that links inebriated car owners with substitute drivers, has terminated a service that allowed users to summon surrogate drinkers. Photo: Reuters

Chinese firm eDaijia ends service to outsource alcohol consumption to surrogate drinkers

More than 100,000 people had signed up to become surrogate drinkers with the service called eDaihe, which means ‘to drink on behalf of’ in Mandarin

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A woman drinks white wine during a wine-tasting event in Beijing. Technology start-up eDaijia, which runs a popular mobile app that links inebriated car owners with substitute drivers, has terminated a service that allowed users to summon surrogate drinkers. Photo: Reuters
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