Officers are using an anti-fraud app to detect people who view overseas websites

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Chinese police are using a new anti-fraud app installed on more than 200m mobile phones to question people who have viewed overseas financial news sites, and Brazil’s first openly gay state governor enters the country’s race for president. Plus, the FT’s Houston correspondent, Justin Jacobs, explains why new biofuels refineries are creating headaches for the food industry. 


China uses app to monitor access to overseas financial news sites 

https://www.ft.com/content/84b6b889-ae03-47f7-9cd0-bd604b21d5de

Brazil governor pitches third way between Bolsonaro and Lula in 2022 elections - with Michael Stott 

https://www.ft.com/content/06b00d4b-9cf9-41d3-b888-50ee8613bf12


‘Diesel vs doughnuts’: new biofuel refineries squeeze US food industry - with Justin Jacobs

https://www.ft.com/content/b5839a04-a06a-49c1-8622-2974cbb9a84a

British hedge fund partner plots return of Trump-era social network Parler

https://www.ft.com/content/261fecd4-715f-4b90-a7fa-57d7d4013788


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