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‘Africa Week’ in Beijing aims to dismantle Africa-China clichés

A week of events, including panel discussions and performances, to promote understanding of Africa in China and…

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LGBT events spring up on Chinese campuses

Marking International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17, college and high school students rallied on…

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Beijing high school students promote LGBT awareness with t-shirt campaign

Students at several Beijing public high schools have joined LGBT activist groups worldwide in celebrating International Day Against Homophobia,…

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No sleeping in class: Chinese high school installs cameras to monitor student facial expressions

A network of surveillance cameras backed by facial-recognition technology has been introduced to every classroom at a high school…

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Prayer flags, 5-D earthquake simulation, ruins: Yingxiu in 2018

All photos by Cassidy McDonald YINGXIU — Today marks the 10th anniversary of the magnitude 7.9 earthquake…

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The politics of (not) remembering Wenchuan’s earthquake victims

Photo by Yang Junzhe 杨珺喆 Ten years after a devastating earthquake in Sichuan left 90,000 dead,…

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Movie theater in China apologizes for telling women to shut their mouths while watching ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

On May 11, Weibo user Donggu Liang Miaomiaowu 冬菇凉喵喵喵呜 went to the Tongliao Wanda Cinema in Inner Mongolia…

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Police hunt for Didi driver suspected of raping and murdering a female passenger

Police in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, are searching for a Didi driver named Liu Zhenhua 刘镇华, who abandoned his car…

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Sexist troll on Weibo says interracial marriages are a crime against the Chinese race

A Weibo user named “Dr. Xie 88” (谢博士88) posted an infographic…

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Suspect caught at Jacky Cheung’s concert by facial-recognition technology, again

Someone is apparently not reading the news. Last month, police used…

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U.S. Embassy bashes Chinese ‘political correctness’ on Weibo, sending the Chinese internet into a frenzy

The U.S. Embassy in China has ignited a firestorm…

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A fake post purportedly from Tencent’s CEO fooled everyone, including Tencent

A WeChat story criticizing tech giant Tencent for “losing its dream” went viral on social media in China over…

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Peking University celebrates 120th anniversary after a season of scandals

In celebration of its 120th anniversary, Peking University, one of China’s most prestigious universities, held a ceremony (in…

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Students at National Taiwan University march to defend school autonomy

Students at the prestigious National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei are planning a protest — dubbed the “New May…

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Taoist ceremony at a nuclear site betrays the ‘spirit of science’

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the country’s most established scientific…

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