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Politics chief resigns from China government advisory panel

'Personal reasons' cited by Richard Liu months after US rape allegations CEO Richard Liu joined the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in 2018.   © Reuters

DALIAN, China -- Richard Liu, CEO of Chinese e-commerce operator, has stepped down from a government advisory panel less than a year after criminal charges against him were dropped in a U.S. rape case.

The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference accepted Liu's resignation Thursday. Liu, a member since 2018, quit for "personal reasons," according to state media.

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