Laura He is a senior correspondent based in Hong Kong.
She covers capital markets and business in Greater China, including IPOs, secondary markets, private company fundraising and other corporate news in the financial and tech sectors.
The two of them were introduced to one another by a mutual friend at a social function some weeks prior. As she steps outside, he offers an umbrella to shield her from rain showers, walks with her to the passenger side of the car, and opens the door for her. The pair takes a scenic route to a special destination: a reserved table at an elegant restaurant.
Conversation flows naturally for a couple hours, with each beginning to learn about the background and interests of the other.
“Jiayuan will closely watch the development of events and cooperate with related departments in investigations and evidence collection.” The company did not say whether Zhai’s information had been found to be genuine or not.
Su Xianglong, the brother of Su, said on his verified Weibo account that Zhai had lied about her marriage history, while jiayuan had failed to verify her the information in her profile.
In response to the tragedy, issued a statement last weekend on its official Weibo account.
Su Xiangmao, 37, the founder of the Skype-like We Phone app, killed himself last Thursday and left a note accusing his ex-wife of lying when they met through jiayuan.com’s VIP service and blackmailing him when their one-month marriage ended.
Previously, she worked as Asia financial correspondent for Market Watch, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network.
Before that, she wrote for Forbes in San Francisco on billionaires, venture capitalists and the emerging class of Chinese entrepreneurs.
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