Microsoft asks China-based staff to relocate amid escalating US-Sino tensions


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According to The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft has proposed a relocation plan for approximately 700 to 800 of its China-based employees. The employees, primarily Chinese engineers working in the cloud-computing and artificial intelligence sectors, were given options to transfer to countries including the US, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. This proposal comes amidst escalating US-China tensions and increased scrutiny on Chinese imports by the Biden administration.