back to article China: Our big tech companies are hiring, not shrinking

China's Cyberspace Administration has published statistics to assert that the nation's big technology companies are growing and not laying off thousands of workers. A Friday post by the Administration (CAC) revealed that from July 2021 to mid-March 2021, a dozen of China's top tech companies increased their collective payrolls …

  1. trindflo Bronze badge

    Retailers and social networks?

    The names I immediately recognized were retailers and social networks. Is nobody making things?

  2. Dinanziame Silver badge
    Devil

    How many of these new employees are "party compliance officers"?

    1. martinusher Silver badge

      >How many of these new employees are "party compliance officers"?

      They're enforcing "community standards".

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    That they feel the need to deny...

    ...tells us all we need to know about the political embarrassment the shrinkage is causing them.

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