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Education in China: How the gaokao exam shapes Chinese students’ lives and futures

This article is sponsored by Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University For high-school graduates across China, two days in June mark some of…

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The ‘mainlanders can’t afford pickles’ affair

Chinese internet users have been unleashing their fury on Taiwanese financial expert Huang Shih-tsung (黄世聪 Huáng Shìcōng) after he…

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From Versace to Calvin Klein: Major brands apologize for undermining China’s territorial sovereignty

Several international retailers and fashion houses have recently found themselves in apology mode after being slammed for disrespecting China’s…

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Beijing approves first guardianship case for same-sex couple

On August 5, we reported that a growing number of same-sex couples are applying to have thier partners become…

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Mainland Chinese opinions of Hong Kong’s summer of discontent

Hong Kong has recently caught the eye of the world, with global media relaying clips of protesters…

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The Chinese internet is in love with Budweiser’s Qixi ads featuring same-sex couples

It’s Chinese Valentine’s Day or Qīxì 七夕 and we all know what that means: flowers, chocolates, and major…

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Shenzhen subway pulls condom ads after complaints

Shenzhen Metro has called off an ad campaign by Japanese condom brand Okamoto, reportedly after receiving multiple complaints from…

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Uyghur love in a time of interethnic marriage

Since 2018, there has been a notable rise in articles promoting marriage between Han men and Uyghur…

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Chinese hip-hop label HHH shuts down after rapper MC BeiBei chops off fingertip on live stream

HHH (红花会 Hónghuāhuì), one of China’s most prominent hip-hop record labels, has shut down its operations after one of…

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‘This isn’t a sex tour’: Inside China’s cross-cultural bride-finding industry

The American men paying for a lightning cure for loneliness — and the Chinese women who welcome…

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Same-sex couples in mainland China are naming their partners as legal guardians

For gay and lesbian couples in China, being denied the right to marry is not only an indication of…

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100 days of boring television to celebrate China’s 70th anniversary

We are a little over three months away from the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic…

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‘Communism is a faith’

90 million people are officially members of the Chinese Communist Party. Why have they chosen to take…

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Richard Liu sues feminist blogger for defamation over her ‘rapist Dong’ Weibo posts

Chinese billionaire and JD.com founder Richard Liu (刘强东 Liú Qiángdōng), who is the subject of a rape allegation made…

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Justin Bieber joins Weibo. Is his China ban lifted?

Hey, Justin Bieber is on Chinese social media! The Canadian mega pop star was banned from performing in China in…

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