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My name is Zichen Wang. I’m the founder and writer of this personal newsletter.

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Who Really Owns Huawei? A response to Professors Balding and Clarke
In April 2019, Prof. Christopher Balding, then with Fulbright University Vietnam, and Prof. Donald C. Clarke, with George Washington University Law School, published a hugely influential article Who Owns Huawei? That article, casting big doubt over China’s highest-profile tech giant Huawei’s self-claimed employee-ownership structure, received wide intern…
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After earning a bachelor’s degree, I started working with China’s national news agency in July 2011. I have been based at Heilongjiang Provincial Bureau (Harbin), Shandong Provincial Bureau (Ji’nan), European Regional Bureau (Brussels), and then Beijing.

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