Are China's billionaire tech founders out of touch?

Some of China's tech billionaires apparently have still not received the #MeToo memo.

Mr Michael Yu, head of New Oriental Education and Technology Group, raised a social media storm by appearing to disparage all Chinese women, two months after JD.com chief executive Richard Liu was arrested in Minneapolis over rape allegations, which he denies.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 22, 2018, with the headline 'Are China's billionaire tech founders out of touch?'. Print Edition | Subscribe