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Shanghai’s IKEA closes its cafeteria doors to anyone not eating, after elderly singles spend hours at the location meeting and dating

T
he store accused senior citizens of "uncivilized behavior" and of running "illegal blind-dating groups."
7 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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