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In depth: The brutal human cost of Pinduoduo's breakneck growth

Death of two employees raise concerns e-commerce company is exploitative

Chinese e-commerce upstart Pinduoduo is working hard to catch its larger rivals -- and drawing accusations that it is abusing employees in the process.   © Reuters

The recent deaths of two young employees of e-commerce upstart Pinduoduo have raised concerns that the company may be exploiting its employees at the expense of their health, deepening criticism of the Chinese tech sector's punishing work culture.

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