Why Do We Wait Three Hours for Hot Pot at Haidilao?

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Haidilao, the hot pot chain that was listed in the end of last month has recently attracted a wide range of attention both at home and abroad. Within the past few years, Haidilao has become the Starbucks of hot pot chains in China. Come and join Pandaily’s team in exploring Haidilao’s generous services and great customer care.

This week, we also have an original piece by Elephant Room, which is an honest record of many personal comments, questions and stories about what’s been happening in China this past month.

On October 11, heads of two tech giants met in Beijing. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook visited the headquarters of Bytedance, tasting the life of Internet celebrity on the live-streaming app TikTok with Bytedance founder Zhang Yiming and other creators. Jack Ma, on the other hand, is planning to establish a Jack Ma Entrepreneur Institute to train thousands of tech entrepreneurs.

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