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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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Viral phenomenon Peppa Pig banned from short video app Douyin

On April 28, news broke that British cartoon character Peppa Pig had been banned by Douyin (抖音),…

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Seven students dead, 12 injured in stabbing attack in Shaanxi Province

Seven middle school students were reportedly stabbed to death and 12…

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‘Make Americans call us daddy’: Nationalist Chinese rap provokes Penn State CSSA response

At this year’s Lantern Festival Gala in February organized by Penn State University’s Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA), a…

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Yue Xin back at school, surveillance cameras up on Peking University campus

The scandal at Peking University (PKU), in which the prestigious school attempted to silence student Yue Xin 岳昕, who…

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#MeToo at Shanghai Jiaotong University: Deputy dean steps down

Xie Yungeng 谢耘耕, deputy dean of the School of Media and…

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Controversial rapper PG One makes a low-key comeback. Weibo doesn’t buy it

When Wang Hao 王昊, a.k.a. PG One, one of China’s best-known rappers and probably its most controversial, mysteriously deleted…

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Peking University vs. Yue Xin: The fight continues as Chinese censors go into overdrive

Preparing to celebrate two round-year anniversaries — 120 years since its founding and 40 years since the return of…

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Rampant sexist job ads in China ‘do not reflect our values,’ say apologetic tech companies

On April 23, Human Rights Watch released a bombshell report exposing widespread sexism in job ads from…

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‘Are you coming to the orgy?’ Check out the hoodie Michael Chen wore on the Chinese reality show ‘Keep Running’

Here’s a bit of fun from usually staid Chinese television: Keep Running (奔跑吧 bēnpǎoba), adapted from South Korea, is a…

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Peking University student to school: Stop trying to gag me on rape case!

Peking University (PKU) authorities are reportedly trying to silence Yue Xin 岳昕, a student who is demanding full disclosure…

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