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1919 to 2019: A century of youth protest and ideological conflict around May 4

Xi Jinping heads a party born out of a youth movement, and he’s now determined to stamp…

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WeChat’s censors are not #HereForJingyao: Public accounts supporting woman accusing Richard Liu of rape are shut down

WeChat appears to be purging public accounts that have voiced support for Liu Jingyao, the University of Minnesota student…

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Chinese students also victims of unethical admissions practices

The recent U.S. college admissions scandal was a big deal, but in China, cheating to get into…

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ is breaking Chinese box office records — and moviegoers

Say what you will about the Avengers franchise but it’s been an undeniably fun ride for its devoted fans,…

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Fan Bingbing returns after tax evasion scandal, inciting angry reactions from the public

Six months ago, after admitting to committing tax evasion, paying $70 million to avoid criminal charges, and begging…

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Construction worker loses job after exposing low-quality helmets

A migrant worker in Qingdao, Shandong Province, claims he was fired by his former employer and is having trouble…

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Women in China are becoming a powerful force in homebuying

Although the gender pay gap remains a persistent problem in China, where women on average earn 16 percent…

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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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