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Chinese supermodel Liu Wen in a controversy for wishing her Instagram followers ‘Happy Lunar New Year’

Thirty-year-old Chinese model Liu Wen 刘雯 is under fire for not…

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China’s CCTV Spring Festival Gala included a truly shameless Africa skit, featuring blackface

We need to talk about that Africa skit. You know the one. UPDATE: CCTV appears to have removed the skit…

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China’s Spring Festival Gala is (still) not open to criticism

Five hours prior to this year’s Spring Festival Gala, the show’s…

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China ends reciprocal blood donation, exacerbating the country’s chronic blood shortage problem

China is set to end its decades-long reciprocal…

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Another Olympics, another online trolling war between China and Korea

On February 13 at the 2018 Winter…

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Viral article detailing last 29 days of a flu patient shakes up Chinese internet

A personal story (in Chinese) detailing the last 29…

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Polyamory in the PRC: A brief history of sex and swinging in modern China

Article 301 of China’s 1997 Criminal Law bans “group licentiousness,” and has been used in the past to bust would-be swingers….

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Five thousand movie theaters across China to form a cohort of ‘People’s Theaters’

China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of…

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Executive suspended after tossing cross-dressing performer to the ground at company party

A high-level executive at a clothing company in Shandong has been suspended, local media Dazhong.com reported today,…

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Team China brings an all-white look to the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony. The internet is digging it.

The 2018 Winter Olympics kicked off on Friday, February…

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More than half of young Chinese block their parents on WeChat Moments

We all know the feeling — you want to check what…

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Fatal earthquake fuels Taiwanese media’s obsession with news animation

The New York Times

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Dozens of foreigners tell the Global Times how safe they feel in China

The Shanghai branch of the Global Times’ English edition released a…

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Surgeon dies from working too much, exposing overwork culture among Chinese doctors

A Chinese doctor from Anhui Province reportedly died on…

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No more free rescue for rule-breaking hikers on China’s Yellow Mountain

Starting this year, the Yellow Mountains (黄山 Huángshān) in southern…

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