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Wanda Group Chairman Wang Jianlin's son Wang Sicong (L3) attends the opening ceremony of his friend's new store at Sanlitun on May 16, 2017 in Beijing, China.

The son of a Chinese billionaire has been banned from flying first class, playing golf, buying property, or going clubbing

Wang Sicong, the heir of Chinese real estate mogul Wang Jianlin's estimated $12.5 billion fortune, is said to have a personal debt of $21.6 million.
A farmer surrounded by pigs. China is dealing with a massive African swine flu epidemic, which is poised to leave 200 million hogs dead.

China uses AI, facial recognition, and blockchain to monitor its farms — but it still can’t stop the gruesome swine fever that will leave ...

Many Chinese tech firms, like Alibaba and JD.com, are kitting out the country's farms with advanced technologies to monitor their pigs' health.

It looks like China is extending its Black Mirror-like ‘social credit system’ to overseas companies

Social credit is no longer being used to shape the behaviors of just Chinese citizens, it is now being used to control how foreign companies operate.

China’s social credit system has blocked people from taking 11 million flights and 4 million train trips

The social credit system is made up of blacklists punishing citizens for bad behavior by preventing people from traveling, getting loans or jobs, or staying in hotels, and also by limiting internet access. A national system that scores citizens has been compared to "Black Mirror."

Debtors in China are placed on a blacklist that prohibits them from flying, buying train tickets, and staying at luxury hotels

The site was created by the Supreme People’s Court in an attempt to make people comply with verdicts to repay their debts.