Gao Yuan

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22 May 2018 | 2:30 PM

The Lucky 56: Xiaomi IPO to make dozens of workers millionaires

Eight years ago, before China’s Xiaomi Corp had sold a single smartphone, 56 of the earliest employees pulled together US$11mil (RM43.74mil) to invest in the startup. Rank-and-file workers dipped into savings and borrowed from parents. One receptionist tapped her dowry.

15 Dec 2017 | 3:00 PM

China’s top phone makers poised to challenge Apple on home turf

China’s top smartphone makers are ready to challenge Apple Inc on its home turf after trouncing the iPhone maker in their own market.