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Three more social media hot topics from this year’s Two Sessions — China’s annual political meeting

In addition to the five popular proposals we highlighted last week, we explaiend three more subjects that had the Chinese…

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Is the Chinese public losing patience with Luo Yonghao?

Given that Luo Yonghao has a tendency to make outlandish claims and bail on plans and promises, the flower backlash…

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Young Chinese in the U.S. find political activism during COVID-19

During COVID-19, young Chinese expats and first-generation immigrants in the U.S. have become keenly aware of the importance of civic…

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China’s attempt to create the world’s largest national park system

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Top five proposals trending on Chinese social media from this year’s Two Sessions

The five proposals that seem to have sparked the most discussion on the Chinese internet this year are: Legalizing egg…

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More than 70% of sexual offenses against minors are committed by family members or acquaintances, new report finds

On May 19, Girl’s Protection, a Beijing-based nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating child sexual abuse by raising public awareness, released…

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Stop hiding your periods, says Chinese pad commercial

A new commercial airing in China for Libresse, a Swedish brand of feminine hygiene products, has generated a shower of…

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Chinese parents who lose their only child — a tragedy so common there’s a word for it

The death of a child is the ultimate tragedy. But in China, parents who lose their only child are a special…

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Chinese state media and Hong Kong’s education bureau slam local exam authority over history question about Japanese occupation

Hong Kong’s education bureau announced (in Chinese) today that it had launched an investigation into the local Examinations and Assessment…

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Ecommerce delivery: Hive Box apologizes for price increase, but customer revolt rages on

After enduring a world of online hate for a recent price increase, Hive Box, the company that runs China’s largest…

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Long lines for grand opening of Popeyes Shanghai, which ran out of food

Back in November, a man cut in line at a Popeyes fast food restaurant in Maryland and was fatally stabbed. Popeyes…

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Hengduan: Creating China’s Appalachian trail

Conservation China is a five-part series in which environmental photographer Kyle Obermann brings us through glaciers, remote forests, and dusty villages…

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China investigates claims of link between suspicious infant formula and children’s swollen heads

This week, China’s dairy industry has been rocked by another baby milk scandal, which involved a string of claims by…

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Papi Jiang, China’s internet queen, sparks messy feminist debate

Can you be a feminist and let your kids inherit your husband’s family name rather than yours? This is a…

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Sony shuts down PlayStation Store in China after backdoor tip-off to authorities

Japanese electronics behemoth Sony has announced that it has suspended online services for its PlayStation Store in China, with no…

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