. The Latest Target In China’s Crackdown On Entrepreneurs Is An Outspoken Billionaire « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR/Billionaire Sun Dawu built an agriculture empire just outside Beijing. To accommodate approximately 9,000 employees and their families, he created a self-contained company town replete with free hospitals, schools and a sports stadium, all named after himself.

Now his conglomerate, the Dawu Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Group, is slipping out of his control, as he faces trial next week over what appear to be politically motivated charges.

In late April, local authorities arrested Sun and 20 employees — many of them his own family members — after a minor property dispute turned violent.

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