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As of now, more than 5,000 professionals and thought leaders like you subscribe to our newsletters. Many of you have deep domain knowledge, as well as your own questions and answers about China-related topics. From time to time, we will interview our subscribers like you to share with us your thoughts about China and the world.

Today, we are pleased to have a long-time subscriber of us, Han. Han is a Singaporean lawyer with over 15 years of experience specializing in technology and IP law. Currently based in Singapore, Han has extensive experience working with Chinese and Chinese companies. Most recently, Han served as Principal Legal Counsel at NetEase Games, where he provided legal support for their international expansion outside of China.

Prior to that, he was the Head of Legal for Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand at ByteDance, where he built and managed a team of 36 lawyers to scale up legal support across ByteDance's business activities in the region. In our conversations today, Han will share his first-hand thoughts and experience on what are the challenges and opportunities of Chinese companies expanding overseas, which is one of China's most important structural trends we will all be watching in the decade to come.

Key highlights and timestamps of this dialogue include:

* 05:39 The best overseas hiring practice by Chinese companies

* 13:55 The trickiest jurisdiction for Chinese businesses in APAC

* 15:39 The difference between working with a Chinese tech company & working with a Western tech company

* 20:04 The ironic fact that Chinese companies can be more self-aware about adapting to local requirements

* 22:09 TikTok's ironic problems with "over-Americanization"

* 25:12 How can Chinese companies avoid the same fate as TikTok? Can a Chinese company still dare to be Chinese in the overseas market?

* 38:15 Which part of the "Chineseness" that people in South East Asia don't like

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