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No short skirt on campus? Chinese internet users are waging war on a university’s sexist dress code

A college in Jilin has enforced a dress code (in Chinese) that bans students from wearing skirts above…

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Weibo is taking down posts hashtagged #les, short for lesbian

Roughly a year after Sina Weibo introduced a controversial ban on gay-themed content, which sparked a massive outcry that…

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Chinese employers might not favor U.S. university graduates

Inside Higher Ed reports that companies in…

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Real estate billionaire wins libel case over claim that his building has bad feng shui

SOHO China, one of China’s largest real estate companies, led by billionaire Pān Shíyì 潘石屹, has won (in…

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Woman arrested after video shows her disrespecting Chinese communist symbol, the red scarf

The Public Security Bureau of Rong County, Sichuan Province, arrested (in Chinese) a woman on April 8 on…

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The future of the fight to preserve Uyghur culture

Top photo: A village meshrep, or Uyghur community gathering incorporating music, dance, and other arts…

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Does porn have educational value in China? New study says yes

Pioneer industry survey reveals porn consumption habits of young Chinese Illustration by Anna Vignet

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Chinese parents want students to wear dystopian brainwave-detecting headbands

In today’s dystopian news: An elite primary school in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province is making its students wear brainwave-reading headbands…

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Nanjing is using location-tracking smartwatches to spy on street cleaners

An extremely disturbing video, making rounds on the Chinese internet, shows street cleaners in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, being forced…

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The first ‘pure’ traditional Chinese medicine hospital opens in Shenzhen

A specialized traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospital, which is calling itself China’s first “pure” TCM medical facility, has opened…

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Director Wang Xiaoshuai under fire for employing sexist language to promote his new movie

Chinese director Wáng Xiǎoshuài 王小帅 is taking heat on social media for some remarks he made on WeChat, which…

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Jinan has become the capital of Chinese internet censorship

The city of Jinan in Shandong Province was somewhat late to capitalize on the astronomical growth in the digital…

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Nana Ou-Yang doubles down on pro-mainland China comments: ‘I love my country’

Nana Ou-Yang 欧阳娜娜, the teen Taiwanese artist who was nearly cancelled by Chinese internet users last week due to…

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Chinese or Taiwanese? Nana Ou-Yang is at the center of a political firestorm

Nana Ou-Yang 欧阳娜娜, the 18-year-old Taiwanese celebrity who has around 14 million followers on Weibo and over…

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The actual worth of Chinese language proficiency

There’s an argument currently happening on Chinese social media about the value of learning English. The very…

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