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Chinese singer, pop star Chen Yufan busted for drugs in Beijing

Chén Yǔfán 陈羽凡, a 43-year-old Chinese singer best known as half of the pop-rock duo Yǔquán 羽泉, has been…

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When passengers attack: The harsh reality of being a bus driver in China

Driving is a risky activity. But imagine how demanding and…

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China cracks down on political fiction, calling it a subculture that ‘creates negative social impacts’

China has intensified its crackdown on online content by ordering internet literature portals to take down novels…

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JD rumored to begin round of layoffs (single and childless women first?)

JD CEO Richard Liu during better times It’s been a difficult year for JD.com, China’s second-largest e-commerce firm. Richard Liu…

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New HIV cases on the rise in China. Researcher says it’s because survey expansion

Ahead of this year’s World AIDS Day, which is held annually on December 1 to raise global awareness of…

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Dolce & Gabbana cancels Shanghai show after chopstick video controversy

Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana (D&G or 杜嘉班纳 dùjiā bānnà) has called off a high-profile catwalk show…

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‘A Gay’s Life’: First-of-its-kind web game explores LGBT Chinese experience

It’s tough being gay and Chinese. An interactive browser game, playable here, takes players…

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Chinese marathon runner loses gold medal after volunteers thrust national flag

Imagine that you are in first place at the end of a marathon, sprinting toward the finish line, when…

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Hangzhou is now hell for dogs

Police in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, have embarked on a gruesome killing spree of dogs this week, after implementing a…

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The Red Runners of Peking University

“The earth belongs to us, the workers, no room here for the shirk, how many on our flesh have…

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Richard Liu alleged rape — an impossible situation for the University of Minnesota?

Richard Liu (刘强东 Liú Qiángdōng), CEO of ecommerce giant JD.com, was arrested on suspicion…

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Even propagandist Eric X. Li falls victim to a new censorship campaign

The National Internet Information Office of China, the country’s top cyber authority, has launched yet another crackdown against online expression,…

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Making the rent is stressing out young people in China

Over the summer, a rental crisis began unfolding in Beijing, as the average payment for an apartment in…

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Live-blogging Alibaba’s insane Tmall Double Eleven Gala

7:35pm Elaine: Hey what’s up SupChina friends! We’re ready to kick this thing off tonight. In case you…

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Don’t punch the bus driver!

It should go without saying that when you are a passenger on a bus, it’s…

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