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‘To be a Chinese mother, you need a strong heart’: A conversation with a young mother in China

China may have abolished its one-child policy, but motherhood remains fraught with obstacles.  

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Forget Seamless: The best Chinese food in NYC is on Yunbanbao

How the Chinese in New York get their lunch delivered.   Every…

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Chinese female bodybuilder in feud with internet police over bikini videos

Lara Zhang, an Australia-based Chinese female bodybuilder, engaged in a social media feud on Monday with China’s cyber police,…

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Real-time censorship for real-time comments

In January, China released new guidelines to tighten its grip on the booming industry of short-video apps, requiring them…

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Love in Rural China: A matter of trying

You’ve likely never heard of Sanpi, or met anyone from there. But that shouldn’t stop you from…

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Love in Rural China: Like Father, Like Son

A father and son struggle with the frustration of knowing where they’re supposed to be but not…

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China’s popular coconut milk brand under fire for sexually charged ads

Coconut Palm 椰树牌, a leading coconut milk brand in China, is under investigation for several sexual-innuendo-laden ad campaigns to…

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Taiwan’s indigenous are still seeking justice on the democratic side of the Taiwan Strait

Last month, 31 indigenous representatives signed an open letter condemning the “hegemony” of Xi Jinping — but don’t…

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Love in Rural China: An Engagement

The cost of love   Editor’s Note: In 2018, our correspondent spent nine months living in Sanpi 伞陂, a…

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Love in Rural China: The Auntie of Sanpi

When her husband revealed he kept mistresses, Sun Jieping tried to kill herself. She has since found…

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Love in Rural China: A Series

Editor’s Note: This is the start of a five-part series that will run each day this…

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12,000 HIV-infected blood plasma products from Shanghai company?

A CD4 HIV test at Shanghai Xuhui…

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Single woman in Beijing requests access to national sperm bank

An unmarried woman in Beijing is calling for Chinese lawmakers to remove restrictions on single women shopping in the…

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WeChat e-commerce platform Youzan treats its employees like garbage

At many Chinese corporate annual parties, bosses force employees to watch their horrendous karaoke and dance performances, while…

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Bilibili appears to have started censoring gay content featuring kissing scenes

Bilibili, China’s leading video-streaming website, never explicitly branded itself as a space for gay content. But since its launch…

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