Deaths of China Officials and Public Figures Raise Fears

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By NTD Newsroom
December 21, 2023China in Focus

Chinese society has seen a lot of obituaries lately, especially among high-level officials and notable public figures. In many cases, the reasons for death are not disclosed, but the reports have sparked speculation and anxiety online.

China has been ravaged by a severe wave of respiratory diseases since October.

Tang Xiao’ou was the billionaire founder of Chinese AI giant SenseTime. He died at the age of 55 on Dec. 15. The company statement cited undisclosed “health issues”  though no previous reports about him mentioned health conditions.

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