Food delivery couriers for Meituan during a morning briefing in Beijing in April. Photo: Bloomberg Food delivery couriers for Meituan during a morning briefing in Beijing in April. Photo: Bloomberg
Food delivery couriers for Meituan during a morning briefing in Beijing in April. Photo: Bloomberg

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What is China’s 996 work culture that is polarising its Silicon Valleys?

  • Tech employees in China describe a culture that glorifies unquestioned dedication to work and looks down upon attempts to maintain work-life balance
  • Premature deaths and staff protests have yet to bring widespread change in China’s tech scene

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Food delivery couriers for Meituan during a morning briefing in Beijing in April. Photo: Bloomberg Food delivery couriers for Meituan during a morning briefing in Beijing in April. Photo: Bloomberg
Food delivery couriers for Meituan during a morning briefing in Beijing in April. Photo: Bloomberg
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