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JD billionaire founder Richard Liu a no-show at high-profile events in China as US rape accusation hangs


JD.com’s billionaire founder Richard Liu, who is the subject of a rape investigation in the US, will be a conspicuous no-show again at a major state-sponsored event in China since his arrest and release by Minneapolis in August.

The Beijing-based e-commerce firm confirmed that Liu will not be attending the World Internet Conference, which opened on Wednesday in the picturesque canal-lined town of Wuzhen. Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter, read out at the event opening.

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