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11 sisters help Shanxi man get married. Chinese internet says, ‘Wait, what?’

A 22-year-old man in Shanxi Province recently got…

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Liaoning Province to retirees: Start your own business

China has an aging problem: By 2030, about a quarter of its population will be over 65 years old…

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Are ‘fresh young meat’ a threat to national masculinity?

In the Chinese entertainment industry, there is a cohort of men,…

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Cutting down on reality talent shows and other poison for teenagers

The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), China’s top media regulator, is deeply concerned about…

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Cross-dressing men in downtown Suzhou confronted by police

On July 3, three men dressed in women’s clothes were…

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Sexual assault at Sun Yat-sen University: Professor faces accusations from multiple women [UPDATE]

Zhang Peng 张鹏, an ecology professor at Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)…

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Job not open to Beijing natives? Alibaba’s online supermarket apologizes for discrimination

Type in, “Why are people from …” on Baidu, and wait for the search engine to

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Long wait on Didi? Blame Beijing’s July 1 crackdown on private taxi drivers

Hailing a ride on Didi or other apps might have just gotten a little harder, after a Beijing government…

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Guangzhou Subway considering facial recognition for security checks

You walk through the door. Show the camera your face…

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Apolitical Chinese version of ‘Saturday Night Live’ breaks 100 million views in debut

The first episode of the Chinese version of Saturday Night Live (周六夜现场 zhōu liù yè xiànchǎng) debuted on June…

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Study: Nearly two-thirds of Chinese adults read no books last year

How many books did you read last year? If you’re a…

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How China’s ‘foreign waste’ ban might spur its domestic recycling program

China’s import ban on recyclables and waste has other countries scrambling. But the effects are being felt…

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Who needs pensions when that money can be given to the Chinese government?

A government website based in Yichun, Jiangxi Province recently published a rather bizarre user-submitted suggestion, one that has internet…

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Two children dead, 2 others injured in Shanghai stabbing

Two children were killed when a 29-year-old man went on a stabbing rampage near a elementary school in Shanghai…

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The one person in China who can’t talk about soccer during the World Cup

The World Cup is flickering across TV screens around the world, and users of Hupu, a Chinese…

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