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Some Beijing preschools require kids to use chopsticks starting at age 4

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
s China's global presence becomes more pronounced, formal and informal efforts to promote its culture have appeared to be getting more attention, and the Chinese government ran an ad in 2014 that promoted the use of chopsticks. But for kids going hungry because they're struggling to use the utensils, parents may wish to put their health before cultural heritage, said one childcare expert.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.