Ma, who called children a “better investment” than properties, took his “669” advice to Weibo. However, many questioned its compatibility with the “996” schedule he has been pressing for, while others criticized him for being “vulgar.”
Weibo users commented:
“Work 996. Live 669. Sunday ICU.”
“If I get home at 10:30 p.m., will I still be able to think about this?”
“Vulgar, vulgar, vulgar. Jack Ma is seriously due for some self-check.”
“This is just disgusting, the kind of words that could count as harassment in foreign companies.”
“Teacher Jack Ma, you seem to be confused at your age. Your remarks so far this year are really very repugnant.”
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